From wild consumption to responsible engagement.
For the third consecutive year, younger and seasoned professionals as well as students will come together with experts and academics from 20 to 27, August 2023, for a summer school in Lassalle-Haus in the city of Zug, Switzerland, surrounded by nature and farms. During this week-long experiential and academic journey, campers exchange ideas with like-minded people at eye level, participate in lectures, workshops and dialogues and build a long-lasting community rooted in nature.
The organisers behind this event have designed a breeding ground for ecological, social and spiritual transformation within the local and global society, as true positive change can only come to fruition when the individuals and the collective understand they share a common destiny. The open dialogue between generations creates a mutual learning process essential for the common path toward a brighter future.
This year, there will be more hands-on activities compared to previous editions, from sustainable garden-to-table cooking to more time spent in nature engaging in meditation, hikes, fireside talks, just to name a few. Lectures will be led by a mix of international the fields of socioeconomics, ecology, environmental economics, politics, activism, mindfulness, fasting, ecological engineering, and logistics. The Economy for the Common Good (ECG) founder Christian Felber, will be one of them. He will lead the open talk “Economy for the Common Good – a Model Fit for the Future” and the discussion panel “Which economy for the socio-ecological transition?”. With the guidance of expert speakers, participants will learn about the latest developments and challenges in their areas of interest and how climate change affects not only the living things, but societies, economies and political systems.
The feeling of community, finding a place in nature, mindfulness and spirituality are all aspects of the Eco Summer Camp that add to the learning experience. In their own words:
“The struggle against environmental degradation and the preservation of our planet must first and foremost become a cultural movement in which everyone assumes their own responsibility, as individuals and in cooperation with their peers; knowing, however, that any true and lasting change is only possible through a deep change in one’s own inner attitude. Thus, we are all called upon to make our personal contributions as well. The time to merely delegate our future to others is over. Only in this way can we bring about changes in the long term that will deeply transform our society from within, so that we can look to the future with confidence – for ourselves and for the generations to come.”
Does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you?