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Fall Classes 2022
10-Week Sessions

 

Registration for Fall 2022 is open!

 

To register for Fall or inquire about current openings please contact info.upstreamforestschool@gmail.com with your child's name and their birthday to check availability.  

 

Thank you for your love of outdoor learning!

Please see the Registration page for all forms and information on how to register.

Squirrels

Wednesday 9:30 - 12:00

Ages 4-6

Teachers: Megan and Celine

Number of children: 10

Using the core routines as a guide, the Squirrels class use their growing bodies to discover new uses for tools, become more comfortable in the outdoor space, and grow in their own confidence of their abilities.  Fire is explored in more depth, and knots, shelters and nature arts become more advanced.

$27.50/class

Rabbits, Cottontail Rabbits

Tuesday 8:45 - 11:45

Grades 1-3

Teachers: Megan and Rikia

Number of Children: 10

 

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:30 (Cottontail Rabbits)
Grades 1-3
Teachers: Dawn and Celine
Number of Children: 10

The Rabbits experience physical literacy through hiking, snowshoeing and nutritious movement.  They become independent in their fire skills and delve into carving and creating with tools.  Leading with their questions, the teachers help the children explore their interests with supporting materials, hands-on experience, guest experts and field trips.

$33/class

Burrowing Owls, Owls

Wednesdays 9:00 - 12:00 (Burrowing Owls)

Grades 4-6

Teachers: Lea and Dawn

 

Thursdays 9:00 - 3:00

Grades 4-6
Teachers: Lea and Celine
Number of Children: 10

The Owls take their skills to a whole new level through experiential learning and community building.  Self-discovery is key to being in community, and the Owls stretch themselves to build their emotional intelligence and team skills.  Carving and wood working, cooking with fire, problem solving through projects, hikes and snowshoeing - these activities foster both independence and reliance on each other.  The Owls learn to assess risks and trust their instincts, and of course, have a lot of fun!  

$55/class

Coyotes

Tuesday 9:00 - 3:00
Grades 6 - 9
Teacher: Lea and Dawn
Number of Youth: 10

Coyotes are all individuals: some are tricksters or teasers, some are more "adventuresome, curious, intrepid, shy, bold, bossy, wary, patient, persistent, easy going, tense, care-giving, more or less social or playful" - this class is for everyone! We will explore bush craft together, participating in activities that encourage personal growth and an awareness of the needs of others. Connecting with the natural world in these years is more important than ever, as the more these tweens and teens know themselves, the more confident they will become.  Through adventure based learning and skills learned together, we will form a community that supports each other through adventures and has a lot of fun doing it!  

$55/class