Pottery Project in Lawrencetown, NS

Soldier On will be hosting an intro to pottery at Cerberus Pottery Studio with Lynette Peters. This event will run over two Saturdays on the 15th and the 29th of January from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This activity will bring together both serving and retired ill/injured CAF members, allowing participants to connect through peer support and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle.

*Both days must be attended as the one day will be working with clay and the other will be glazing and firing.

Pottery helps you to express your creativity, which is essentially to expand who we are and how we connect to ourselves and the environment. It's a good way to explore their creative side and not only go home with a unique piece but with a new skill set they can enjoy.

The series of sessions will build on the participant’s skills like clay selection, cutting, moulding and forming.

Assistance throughout the event will be provided courtesy of Lynette Peters from Cerberus Pottery.

The number of Soldier On participants is eight members.

Minimum eligibility criteria
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from within two hours’ drive to Lawrencetown, NS who acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while enrolled as a member of the CAF; whether attributable or not to service.

*No travel, accommodation or food is approved for this event.

Serving Members
Medical clearance may be required by your chain of command.

Mental & Physical Requirements
Participants must be able to tolerate four hours of light-paced activities for four hours in a row.

Participants will be joined with other ill/injured members and civilians, and therefore should be able to function in a social environment.
 
Nomination Forms must be received by Soldier On no later than the 15th of December, 2021.
Express your interest here.
 
Be advised that a proof of vaccination or vaccine passport will be required at the event.

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