Winter Workshop 21-29 Oct 2017

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Winter Workshop 21-29 Oct 2017

October 21, 2017 - October 29, 2017


October 21st (Saturday) 11am to October 29th (Sunday) 10am, 2017

Participants can arrive earlier or leave later if they wish.



Age group: 4-94, adults, parents, grandparents and kids all included.

Some of the activities planned are:

  • awareness of innovative sustainability activities implemented at Sapna Ranch – geodesic dome, geometry dome, bamboo based furniture, solar water heater, geothermal, parabolic solar cooker, vertical axis wind turbine, solar PV cell, mulipurpose pond
  • Self-sustainable living in a community sharing lifestyle
  • Making models with toothpicks and cycle valve tube
  • Making paper mache face masks
  • Making a dreamcatcher
  • Making a model of a vertical-axis wind turbine
  • Learning about knots from ropes
  • Playing games like Mulki, Contact, Got-it etc
  • Building a real life geometry dome
  • Screening inspirational documentaries
  • Building bamboo furniture
  • Completing and living in the hypar (hyperbolic paraboloid)
  • Baking pizzas in a large wood-fired oven
  • Using rocket chulha
  • Doing organic farming
  • Building a food forest
  • Star gazing night with telescope


  • Take home one item you built during the workshop.
  • Increased self-reliance
  • Learn essential hands-on skills

Expectation from Attendees

  • Good sense of humour
  • Come with zero expectations
  • Open mind for learning

Fees and Participation

Our cost for living expenses and materials procured for workshop comes to around rs.400 per person per day. Therefore our cost per person for the entire 8-day workshop is rs.3000.

As a gesture of practicing gift culture, we would like to accommodate everyone in this workshop : those who can afford and who cannot afford it. However, we need your help in this humanitarian endeavor. We are keeping 4 categories for participants:

  • I will pay rs.3000 per person
  • I will pay rs.4500 per person, which includes rs.3k for myself and rs.1500 to partially support one more person
  • I will pay rs.6000 per person, which includes rs.3k for myself and rs.3000 to fully support one more person
  • I am unable to fund my participation : Please contact us, and we will make efforts to accommodate you.

Payment can be made in advance via online wire transfer, click here for account details. Or you can pay by cash or cheque on arriving at the ranch.

Disclaimer : All registrations will be approved on a first-come first-serve basis. Ability to pay will not have any weightage in that decision making.

We are limiting number of participants to 45. In the previous summer workshop, we got over 70 registrations and as a special gesture, we accommodated 50 and the rest had to be declined. So please register at the earliest.



Please register separately for each person/child participating. Last date for registrations: 15 October 2017.


October 21, 2017
October 29, 2017


Hasmukh Sapnawala
+91 9552689001


Sapna Ranch
Sapna Ranch, Terdi Village
Mandangad, MH 415203 India
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+91 9552689001