Pre-Registration Closed / Wristbands at gate: $35
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FYN NAKED WINTER GATHERING 8
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Lake Como office hours: 7 am to 11 pm. (The gate window is open 24/7.) Security: 24/7 at 813-949-1810 ext. 0
Bare Buns Cafe hours: 8 am to 8 pm.
Butt Hutt Bar: opens 4 pm on weekdays and 1 pm on weekends- You must be 21 to enter
Pool, Hot Tub, Sauna, Showers, and Rest Rooms are open 24/7
12pm: Earlybird check-in begins & FYN Camping area opens, North Grove
FREE DAY Pick a good camping spot, relax, make friends
3-5pm: Water Volleyball*, Pool
9am: Event check-in begins
12pm-2pm: Painting Collaborative with Alethea, Grassy area outside Butt Hutt (Rec. Hall in case of unexpected inclement weather)
All levels of artistic experience are welcome. If you have never painted but have always wished to try, now is the time to let go and try something new! A large canvas and some paint will be provided for a group painting or bring a project of your own. Talk about art, make friends, exchange tips, and enjoy each other’s company. Friday’s collaborative will focus on expression. Go wild!
2-4pm: Kundalini Yoga and Mantra Singing with Padmani Ravi Kaur, Butt Hutt Deck
Perfect for all levels of Yogis! We will first tune in to the Golden Chain of Kundalini Yoga Masters with Mantra. You will then be guided through uplifting exercises for the body, mind and soul. Sealing the practice with a relaxing meditation and sound healing journey.
3-5pm: Water Volleyball*, Pool
4-5pm: Hoop Basics with Kat, North Grove
An introduction to Hula-Hooping, specifying on chest hooping. Chest hooping involves using "breaks" and "paddles" to majestically gain control of the hoop's direction and speed.
5pm: Team Trivia*, Butt Hutt
5-6pm: New Moon Intention Setting with Lauren and Richard, Fire Ring, North Grove
Join us around the fire as we gather in sacred circle on this evening of a New Moon in Sagittarius. When we set intentions for the next 28 days, we cultivate the space to allow manifestation of our desires.
6-7pm: Poi with JT, Flow Space, North Grove
We will be building on the basic “weave” technique that many have learned at previous events. Turning, reversing, and dancing with the poi. Practice props provided.
7-9pm: All Prop Flow Workshop with Wilkie, Kat & JT, North Grove
Bring your props or borrow some provided flow props.
8-9pm: Fire Performance by Thomas of Pyrotica Entertainment
9-11pm: Music by Intercoastal Swell
Fire Performances / Treasure Coast Fire Troupe
11pm-12am: Drumming and Fire Circle, Fire Ring, North Grove
Bring your instruments, flow toys and dancing feet!
9-10am: Morning Meditation with Padmani Ravi Kaur, Butt Hutt Deck: Join Lauren as she leads us in morning meditation followed by 1 hour of hatha yoga
10am-11am: Hatha Yoga Flow with Padmani Ravi Kaur, Butt Hutt Deck
Modifications taught for all levels! We will loosen up and strengthen our bodies as our mind relaxes. Connect with your breath & flow through postures.
11am-12pm: Sunprints with Michael, Meet at Fire Ring
Learn how to make sunprints with sun. Participants will help make a giant 6 foot by 8 foot mural using your body as silhouette
12pm-1pm: Throat Singing with Wilkie, Butt Hutt Deck
A guided explanation on how to use vocal overtones to heal ourselves and others. Followed by an interactive group toning, involving OM and other spiritual sounds. The result will bring a profoundly enjoyable healing meditation.
12-3pm: George Hertzel performs*, poolside
1-3pm: Painting Collaborative with Alethea, Grassy area outside Butt Hutt (Rec. Hall in case of unexpected inclement weather)
All levels of artistic experience are welcome. If you have never painted but have always wished to try, now is the time to let go and try something new! A large canvas and some paint will be provided for a group painting or bring a project of your own. Talk about art, make friends, exchange tips, and enjoy each other’s company. Saturday’s collaborative will focus on finding something in the group painting to bring forward. Like cloud gazing, only with paint.
1-2pm: Solar Cooking with Mike, meet at Fire Ring, North Grove
Introduction into Solar Cooking, from types of solar cooking, where to get solar cookers, plans for solar cookers and quick demo.
2-3pm: Juggling with JT, Flow Space, North Grove
Learn to juggle: learn the basics of juggling, as well as some more advanced movements for those who know how to juggle already.
2pm: Sand & Grass Volleyball*, West Grove Courts
3-5pm: Water Volleyball*, Pool
3-4pm: Holiday ties group photos, Fire Ring, North Grove
Come join us as we try on dozens of tacky Christmas-themed ties for a group holiday photo. Ties will be supplied for the photos (or bring your own!) and are long enough that some of the pics will even meet FB Community Standards. Join us for this fun gathering right before the gift exchange and sweater event.
4-5pm: Silly Sweater Gift Exchange, Fire Ring, North Grove
Wear a silly sweater and bring a gift valued around $10, exchange your gift for a ticket to receive a gift from someone else. S’Mores Provided by the Garden of Eden Church
5-6pm: Sunset Meditation with Padmani Ravi Kaur, Meet at
Fire Ring, North Grove
Sunset is a powerful time of the day to meditate. Experience guidance through techniques to calm the mind and connect with the breath.
6-7pm: Evening Music Set, DJ Blaxtrast, Stage, North Grove
7-9pm: Flint Blade performs, Fireside, North Grove
8-11pm: Paul Anthony Band*, Butt Hutt
9pm-12am: Music by Intercoastal Swell, Fire Performances by Pyrotica Entertainment and Treasure Coast Fire Troupe, Fireside, North Grove
10-11am: Focused Breathing with Padmani Ravi Kaur, Butt Hutt Deck
Learn multiple techniques to energize or relax as we breathe life force energy (prana) throughout the body.
11am-12pm: Nude in Nature Figure Drawing with Michael, Meet at Fire Ring
Weather permitting, participants will take a hike through the nature trails. Drawing techniques will be discussed with opportunities to draw the human form and the surrounding nature.
12-1pm: Hands-on partner massage & bodywork open forum with Kyrill, Rec. Hall
Bring a partner and learn some beginner friendly massage techniques from a licensed therapist. There will be time to ask questions and receive one-on-one feedback. A massage train will be orchestrated at the end, for those willing to participate. Please bring a towel and a mat to lay on. Shea butter will be provided.
1-3pm: Painting Collaboration with Alethea, Grassy area outside Butt Hutt (Rec. Hall in case of unexpected inclement weather)
All levels of artistic experience are welcome. If you have never painted but have always wished to try, now is the time to let go and try something new! A large canvas and some paint will be provided for a group painting or bring a project of your own. Talk about art, make friends, exchange tips, and enjoy each other’s company. Sunday’s collaborative will focus on focus, finish and refinement as we touch up the group painting.
2pm: Sand & Grass Volleyball*, West Grove
3-4pm: Afternoon Music Set, DJ Blaxtrast, Stage, North Grove
3-5pm: Water Volleyball*, Pool
7-10pm: Karaoke with DJ Jack*, Butt Hutt Deck
North Grove Event Camping Area closes at 12pm (Noon)
To extend your stay at Lake Como, please see the office.
*Italicized activities are regularly scheduled by Lake Como and not part of the FYN schedule. FYN participants are welcome to participate in all regularly scheduled Lake Como activities.
We hope you join Florida Young Naturists (FYN) for our 8th Annual Naked Winter Gathering at Lake Como!
LIVE MUSIC / BONFIRES / TENT CAMPING / YOGA / WORKSHOPS & MORE
The 7th Annual FYN Naked Winter Gathering will once again be held at Lake Como Nudist Resort near Tampa, Florida!
20500 Cot Rd, Lutz, FL 33558
MAIN EVENT DATES FRI-SUN. DEC. 7-9 with free overnight camping included for early arrivals on Thurs 12/6
★NAKED?!? IN DECEMBER?
In most areas of Florida, including the Tampa area, winters are very mild. We've seen daytime temps reach the 80's at past Naked Winter Gatherings at Lake Como. Averages for Dec. in the area are high 70's during the day and mid-60's at night. Bring an extra blanket! In case of colder overnight temps, Lake Como will open an indoor sleeping area for tent campers.
Regardless of weather, there will be plenty of opportunities to toast your buns- Lake Como boasts 24-hour amenities including: heated pool, outdoor hot showers, 20 person hot-tub, dry sauna, fire pits- including a fire pit in the North Grove camping area, reserved for FYN Bash event attendees only. Nudity is only required in the pool, hot tub and sauna.
Inclusive pricing for persons 18-35 years old (and their partners):
FIRST 100 PRE-REG: $25 CLOSED
AT GATE: $35
Payable at the gate any day Thurs- Sun Dec. 6-9, 2018
Under 18: Free with parent or guardian
Price covers any or all days, no single day discounts.
Festival fee includes sales tax and festival activities, Lake Como resort grounds fees Dec. 7 thru Dec. 10, and tent camping* for the main event nights (Friday & Saturday)
+ BONUS NIGHTS (Thursday & Sunday):
Festival registrants may tent overnight Thursday Dec. 6 and/or Sunday night Dec. 9th at no additional charge!
Early check-in begins at 12 noon on Thurs. 12/6/2018
Late checkout by 12 noon on Mon. 12/10, 2018
Unlimited camping space will be available, no reservation needed for tent camping.
Limited RV sites, rooms & cabins available at 50% off regular price for FYN members. Discounted rates are as follows:
-Sandspur, Big T & Cypress Motel Rooms
-Cabins (double occupancy, living room, kitchen, bedroom):
-RV Sites (Including water & electric, no sewer): $15/night
Call Lake Como to reserve a room, cabin or RV site: 877-879-5253 ext. 0
50% off rentals expected to fill up quickly, mention "Florida Young Naturists" and specify which nights you would like to reserve. 50% offer available during NWG7 only. A 9% Hospitality tax will be added to all accommodation rates.
Lake Como amenities include 24-hour pool, 20-person hot tub, showers, restrooms, sauna & much more. Food and drink available on site at the Bare Buns Cafe +Butt Hutt lakeside bar. Coolers with outside food and drink are allowed in the camping area.