A Source for Outdoor Adventure

A Source for Nature Exploration

A Source for Jewish Connection

A Source for Mindful Living

A source for nature exploration and Jewish connection

Makor Marin is for families and individuals of any background looking for connection to Jewish life and community in the great outdoors. Families with children from infants up to seven years old (and their parents, grand-parents, friends, and family).



We will continue to create vibrant outdoor experiences that incorporate a Jewish nature-loving curriculum. Whether you come for one event or join us monthly, we look forward to connecting your children to earth-based Jewish learning and fun!

Pancakes in the Park 2017

Join us at Lake Lagunitas for a morning of exploration and activity as we put on our California naturalist hats. We will conclude with a pancake lunch.

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Chanukah Art & Light 2017

Join us for a Chanukah celebration at the O’hanlon Center for the Arts. We’ll create nature art in the art studio, take a magical redwood forest walk, and conclude with havdalah and Chanukah lights.

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Makor Marin is a grassroots and growing community organization and we welcome your participation. There are many ways to get involved:

You have an outdoor skill or event idea that you would like to lead or offer e.g.; you’re an amateur astronomer, a kayaking instructor etc., or you just have a great idea you want to share please let us know! Start a group! Have an idea for a Jewish outdoor adventure? Bring your friends and we’ll make it happen!

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