C2C 2018 Skills Sessions

Session Descriptions

Basic Knitting Skills Learn basic knitting skills: casting on, knit stitch, and casting off
Bracelet Making Try basic designs and knots to de-stress and create your own colourful bracelets/bookmarks/keychains! Materials provided 🙂
Coaster Engraving Engrave coasters with wood burners!
Human Resource Management: Being a Dungeon Master Learn about the different types of players and how they behave. The principle of the session is to learn the basics of managing social situations through using tropey characters that are fairly one dimensional in their actions and motivations.
Ideation for Social Innovation Learn how to brainstorm effectively and balance constraints when creating ideas to solve real-world problems.
Improv and Scenework Learn and practice different skills in improvising scenes and reacting to offers from other players, and use those skills in some open games and performances.
Juggling and Hackysack We will practice juggling balls, pins and using a hackysack, it will be very hands on.
Macrame Plant Hangers Learn how to do macrame and create a hanger to take home for your plant friends!
Magic and Cardistry Learn a simple but effective impromptu magical effect of professional grade, as well as some of the basic principles and skills of card handling.
Makeup and Chill Sesh Bring makeup and come chill! Learn how to be an instagram baddie and join a potential photoshoot?
Music Technology Workshop Build your own electronic instruments and then perform improvised music with them. (Bring a laptop!)
Photograms Make cool photogram art in the darkroom!
Playing God: World-Building in Dungeons and Dragons Learn about the principles of creating a fantasy world and lore in conjunction with some of the tools a person could use to assist. The session will be rounded out with the participants jointly creating their own world. All the while, there will be emphasis placed on scope and specificity of design as well as the necessity to remain consistent.
Spider Identification Learn about spiders, and how to identify them.
Swing Dance You will learn how to swing dance. Did you know you can Swing Dance to "Ocean Man" by Ween? Or "Seven Nation Army" by White Stripes? Now you know!
Unpacking Problems Understanding complex social problems by working through the situation first. Hosted by GreenHouse.
Vegan Baking Learn about vegan baking, including how to veganise most recipes, make a vegan mug cake, and enjoy! (food is provided, but bring your own mug)