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Samish Dharma Talks

  • 20 Jun 2015
  • 10:30 AM
  • 26 Jun 2015
  • 11:30 AM
  • Samish Island Campground, 11565 Scott Rd Bow WA 98232

All are welcome to join Red Cedar Zen Community are our annual Samish Island Sesshin for the Dharma Talks.

The talks are held daily at 10:30am from Saturday through Friday. 

Please arrive at the camp around 10:00am in order to have plenty of time to park, find the Zendo and enter quietly when invited in after the kinhin (walking meditation) period that precedes the talk.

The talks are held in the largest building on the property across the lawns to the east from the parking and the rows of small cabins.


Directions to the Community of Christ's Samish Island Campground:

DIRECTIONS from the South (Seattle):

  • Take I-5 north (to Vancouver).
  • North of Mt. Vernon and Burlington, take Exit 231, Chuckanut Drive (Hwy 111).
  • Go 2.9 miles NW on Chuckanut Drive to Allen corner (grocery & espresso stand).
  • Turn left (west) onto Allen West Rd.
  • Go 3.15 miles to Farm To Market Rd.
  • Then right (north) 0.25 miles on Farm To Market Rd to D'Arcy Rd.
  • Left (W) 1.3 miles on D'Arcy to Bayview-Edison Rd.
  • Right (north) on Bayview-Edison Rd for 2.0 miles to "T" (Samish Island Rd).
  • Left (west) onto Samish Island Rd and follow it 2.2 miles to Scott Rd (as you enter onto the “island”)
  • Right on Scott Rd 0.2 miles to the camp entrance on your left.
  • Turn into this driveway and park behind the small cabins.
  • Total distance from the freeway at Exit 231 to the camp entrance is 12.0 miles.


DIRECTIONS from the North (Bellingham/Vancouver):

  • South of Bellingham on I-5 south, take Exit 236 (Bow/Edison Road) and turn right (west) onto Bow Hill Road.
  • Follow Bow Hill Road to the town of Edison, after crossing Chuckanut Drive (Highway 11).
  • After winding through Edison the road turns south and becomes Farm to Market Road.
  • Stay on Farm to Market only 0.4 miles and turn right (west) onto Bayview-Edison Road. There is a sign for Samish Island.
  • After 1.7 miles, Bayview-Edison turns left (south) at the intersection with Samish Island Road.
  • Don’t turn, but go straight on Samish Island Road for 2.2 miles to Scott Rd (as you enter onto the “island”)
  • Right on Scott Rd 0.2 miles to the camp entrance on your left.
  • Turn into this driveway and park behind the small cabins.
  • Total distance from the freeway at Exit 236 to the camp entrance is 9.3 miles.


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