"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.

Experiential Learning

Sensory Awareness

  • 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

  • Nature Mythology

  • 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.

 

  

Restorative Practices

We are committed to moving forward in the spirit of respect with all First Nation, Métis and Inuit people.

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