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Classes

"There is more in us that we know.  If we can be made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less."  Kurt Hahn

 

Chickadees

Wednesday 12:30 - 3:00
Ages 3-5
Teacher: Jessie
Number of children: 10

Being introduced to the core routines of Forest School and becoming comfortable in the outdoor space are two of the main goals of the Chickadees class.  Building on the many fantastic discoveries of the children leads to adventure, knowledge and increased resiliency.

$27.50/class

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Nuthatches

Fridays 9:00 - 11:30
Ages 3-5
Teacher: Jessie
Number of Children: 6

Just like the Chickadees class, the Nuthatches are introduced to the ways of Forest School, including safe and creative tool use, flora and fauna studies and out-of-the-box thinking through project-based learning.

$27.50/class

Squirrels

Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:30
Ages 4-6
Teacher: Lea
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

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Rabbits

Tuesdays 9:00 - 12:00
Grades 1-3
Teacher: Lea
Number of Children: 10

The Rabbits experience physical literacy through hiking, snowshoeing and 'paleo' 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

Owls

Thursdays 9:30 - 3:30
Grades 4 and up
Teachers: Lea and Jessie
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!

$45/class

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