Entries by Virginia

Storytime with the Crones

Crone storytelling: The story was Teeth by Jessamy Corob Cook; in ‘Skull and Pestle New Tales of Baba Yaga’ Anthology edited by Kate Wolford – you can order the book through your favourite local bookstore. Let’s support these authors! Read the Online Story/Intention: Baba Yaga and Vasalisa the Brave

Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave

This telling by Ember Andrews, with gratitude and acknowledgment to Starhawk; Clarissa Pinkola Estés; Maryianna Mayer; John Brazaitas; Ruby Berry; and Sibbelan Forrester’s translation of Russian folklore compilations by Aleksandr Afanas’ev and Ivan Khudiakov. Once upon a time, there was a young girl named Vasilisa. Let’s say that she lived in the woods, and in […]

BCWC Org Team Recruiting Two Positions: Facilities; Registrar

The five “orgs” are those who make up the Board of Directors of the Witchcamp Society of BC, and together make BCWC possible. Three members of the org are new or continuing: Ember, Velveeta, and Marie. Two are cycling off:  Jade (Facilities) and Russell (Registrar). We are actively seeking applications of interest to begin a […]

BCWC 2020 Teaching Team Announced!

Guided by lineage, we journey through Baba Yaga’s dark forest to learn world-changing magic. We carry forth the witch’s healing flame. BCWC 2020 TEACHING TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT! Willow LeFey Brigid McGowan Suzanne Sterling Phoenix LeFae Horizon Greene Tidal Fox Heidi Marion Alessandra Nacarrato Watch for more information about paths and teachers in upcoming newsletters. BCWC Org […]


Hello Beloved Community! This is an update on our process to create the intention for BCWC Camp 2020. It contains: Background/ Changes to Process Input Details  (Please don’t reply to this. Send to my personal email, below, by 10/21.) Summary of Themes from Camp Visioning BACKGROUND: If you were at camp this year, you already know […]

2019 Vancouver Reclaiming Samhain & Spiral Dance

You are invited to join Vancouver Reclaiming for our 27th Annual Public Samhain Ritual and Spiral Dance! We respectfully acknowledge that this ritual is being held on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. When: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 5:45 PM – 11 PM Where: Maritime […]