The Organisers

Joanne is originally from Western Australia, but has lived in Brisbane since 2008. Joanne’s spiritual practice is deeply connected to the Earth, body and community. After practising with a small group and poring over the work of StarHawk, Joanne attended her first CloudCatcher camp in 2015 and immediately wanted to get involved. She has since attended three other camps and has taken part in teacher training. Joanne spends her time drawing, painting, cooking feasts and exploring forests.

This is her second year as a CloudCatcher Organiser and she is entering into the role of budget witch.

Kellie stumbled upon the fact that Reclaiming still existed as a real live tradition at her first WitchCamp in 2002. She has since attended many camps and events, has been involved in organising and student teaching, and has not stumbled out of love with Reclaiming since. Kellie is interested in utilising practical and magical ways to untangle the threads of life force, creativity, reverence and respectful relating that our dominant western culture has knotted up so extensively.

This is her third year as a CloudCatcher Organiser - for optimal performance please feed her dark chocolate periodically throughout camp :0)

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Kate is a Wildwood Priestess and Reclaiming witch and teacher. She lives on Yugembah land, at the foot of the holy mountain of Cloudcatcher. Kate's witchcraft springs from living relationships with place and dirt and blood and bone. Kate loves sorcery and the dynamics of shifting energy, love stories and storytelling as a gateway drug into deeper layers of self and shadow, and her most recent work centres on learning the skills of tending and facilitating community.

She has been a witch since shortly after the earth cooled down and dinosaurs appeared, and she has been a Reclaiming-aligned witch since 2011 and the first ARC camp in Victoria, Australia. 

This is Kate's first year on the organisers team.

 

Julie is an earth-lover, a student and teacher of science, art and magic. Her passion is health - the health of individuals, communities, ecosystems and planets. She finds the work that Reclaiming contributes on all of these levels profoundly inspiring.   Reclaiming magic has been an important part of her family life for a decade, and part of her local community life for the last 3 years.  Julie was super-grateful to attend Cloudcatcher with one of her children in 2017, and to return as a student teacher in 2018.  

With her family she lives in and deeply loves the Blue Mountains.  She would like to acknowledge that this is Darug and Gundungurra Country and pay her respects to the elders past, present and emerging.

This is Julie’s first year as an organiser and she is holding the role of Registration.

Jarrah spent much of his early life growing up in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast before moving to Brisbane ten years ago. His personal magic has grown in the vital landscape of the volcanic mountains and river valleys of south-east Queensland, and the land of Springbrook has become a particular friend over the past decade. Jarrah has attended CloudCatcher since its initial camp, and is enthusiastically devoted to this Reclaiming experimental village which we create together there - bringing together our various communal skills and services, and supplies of props, drapes, cushions, paints, lamps, lubricants and extension cords, meeting with our wild friendship there. This village is a home for him. Jarrah is passionate about the magical work of personal transformation and evoking collective hope that occurs in our cauldron at camp. Jarrah has been on the teaching team for two of CloudCatcher's camps, as well as teaching at EarthSong WitchCamp in Victoria, California WitchCamp and many core classes in community.

This is Jarrah's third year on the organiser team. He is excited to support CloudCatcher's familiar community, continued growth and powerful magic.