"Time in Nature is not leisure time; it is an essential investment in our children's health"
- Richard Louv
PA DAYS Nature Connection Programs
2019 Dates: October 25th and November 29th
9 am until 3:30 pm
Fees: $40 per child per day
$30 for 2 or more siblings
Pack extra dry warm woolies, rain gear, socks, mittens, hat, rubber boots.
Bring a sugar free, garbage free lunch/ 2 snacks and water bottle.
Bring an apple for roasting on the fire.
Learn through quiet observation practices: Solo Sit Spots and Group Sit Spots
Inquiry...the art of questioning
Immersion in Nature and Sensory Awareness activities
Silent Movement and Observation...fox walking and owl eyes
Forest Adventures...foraging, wandering, climbing, exploring and freedom to roam.
Ethics & Role as an Earth Steward
Barefoot and MUD play
Fort building and community engagement activities.
Restorative communication practices (Knowledge Sharing and Gratitude)
Good old fashion fun outdoors for 6 hours.
We have a woodstove for a cozy refuge on the colder days.
Gratitude, respect and appreciation sharing, knowledge sharing circles, restorative communication practices/passing the talking piece, foraging, freedom to wander, solo-sit-spots, group-sit-spots, sensory awareness activities, cardinal direction orientation, gardens and permaculture discussions, organic art activities, climbing trees, storytelling, creating a collaborative story of the day where everyone becomes the storyteller.