Female-only creative space in the Prairie Mountains, Elphinstone, Canada

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  • Last activity: 14/12/2021




  • Description


    This is a community space where women (and children) can camp out or visit and feel completely comfortable, safe, relaxed and authentically themselves. Located in a picturesque river valley 30 minutes from Riding Mountain National Park, surrounded by rolling hills, ponds, lakes, patches of forest, wildlife, fields of bright yellow canola crops and other farmlands, as well as Indigenous Reserves and historic settlement sites.
    WorkAwayers will help with landscaping, transplanting, gardening, or various construction projects of communal structures for hosting events and gatherings.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You'll deepen your belief in your self and in your abilities. You'll create something you're proud of. You'll work on something you're good at, or develop a skill you wanna learn.
    Rural Manitoba living, in a mainly Ukrainian settled town. Museums and historic sites to be visited in surrounding area. Close to a Reserve of Ojibway Native Peoples, for real life Canadian history and context.

  • Help


    This is a new place, so there are lots of projects - depends on your skills! - Building/construction projects, gardening, landscaping, living fence transplanting, painting, artwork, renovating, wild harvesting, cooking, preserving.....and open to suggestions from you!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate
    Japanese: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    French, Spanish and Japanese language exchanges especially welcome.

  • Accommodation


    Stay in a tent, with the possibility to stay in a motorhome, if it is not being used.
    Yes to use of house for water, electricity, wifi, kitchen, shower, toilet and possibly stay in house in cold weather. Depends on how good company you are :) Hey, you're welcome to build a guest cabin!

    Food - it is hoped that you like cooking too! When there is work to be done, meals shall be provided to fuel the efforts. You'll need to bring or buy some food. Sometimes you'll receive breakfast, other times lunch or supper.
    Meals and cooking can be shared or separate, to be discussed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    win-win-win scenarios!
    You're out in the boonies out here, however, there is a store that sells fresh produce a 5 minute walk away. There is no public transportation around here, but with a car, Riding Mountain National Park is only 30 minutes away, as well as numerous official Historic Sites and local museums that are worth exploring.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Super fast internet out here!

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Space for motorhomes/campervans. Will run you an extension cord for power. Wifi around some parts of the yard.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected


Host ref number: 189346523156