About: The Building Component consists of a variety of alternative building workshops that can be tailored and configured in any way to meet your needs. Each workshop can work as either a 45 minute or 3 hour session that can be grouped with many other related or unrelated components! Some of these workshops are seasonal!
- Sawmill sustainability (downed trees for fuel, furniture & framing)
- Straw bale vs. Cob vs. Rammed Earth for shelters
- Construction of Rain Water collection / Gray-water pond
- Construction/maintenance of composting toilet system
Facilities: Sawmill, Woodworking Workshop, Tool Shed, Composting toilets, Water collection cistern, Water tower, Greywater Pond
Products & By-Products: Lumbar, Sawdust, Strawbale, Clean Water, Dirty Water
Past Projects: Benches, Sukahs, Signs, Chess pieces, Temporary shelters.
Programming Options: All programs can run as full-day or multiple day experiences. We offer transportation, food, and first-time discounts. Call for pricing. Calleva still offers its Ropes course/Team building; River Day (combo of kayak, canoe, and raft), Split activities (any combo of activities), Senior/Class Projects, Intensive/Extended Study Weeks, Internships, Faculty Orientation, Corporate training, Summer Camp programs.