"Time in Nature is not leisure time; it is an essential investment in our children's health"

- Richard Louv

  

 

*Contact Laurie to schedule a private group day program for 5 or more participants *

 

Half day and full day programming available. 

Dress for the weather. Pack extra warm dry clothes for a 6 hour day program. 

Expect your children to be outdoors for at least 5 hours.

Bring a sugar free, garbage free lunch/ 2 snacks and water bottle.

Bring an apple for roasting on the fire.

Sensory Awareness and Restorative Communication Practices

  • Learn through quiet observation practices: Solo Sit Spots and Group Sit Spots

  • Inquiry...the art of questioning

  • Council Circle/ Knowledge and Appreciation Sharing

  •  Story of the Day around the fire

  •  Sensory Awareness activities

  • Silent Movement and Observation.

  • Forest Adventures...foraging, seeking, finding, wandering, climbing, exploring and freedom to roam.

  • Ethics & Role modelling Earth Stewardship

  • Community - creating a nature connected community. 

  • Restorative communication practices (Knowledge Sharing and Gratitude)

  • Good old fashion fun outdoors for 5-6 hours. 

  • Offering cozy refuge beside the wood stove on the colder days

Begin and end the day program with 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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