Choose Your Own Adventure!
💚 Nurturing Teachers Help Facilitate Connections for Students Based On Their Unique Interests.
🚀 Ample Opportunities for Open-Ended Discovery.
🌲 Full Immersion Outdoor School.
✅ BASIC SKILLS
📝 Look a “T” — Student, Age 3
🔤 Learning ABCs, 123s, Colors, & Shapes Never Felt More Exhilarating!
🏫 Prepare for Elementary School Through Fun, Memorable, Relevant, Age Appropriate, & Meaningful Outdoor Experiences.
FALL IN LOVE WITH TINY CREATURES 🦗
🐞 Take a Close Look at Lady Bugs, Butterflies, Ants, Worms, Potato Bugs, Moths, Grasshoppers, Spiders, Caterpillars, Bumblebees, Salamanders, Shore Crabs, Hummingbirds, Plankton, & More!
🐜 Develop Empathy and Appreciation for a Wide Variety of Creatures.
🐛 Pretend You Are a Tiny Creature and Engineer Life-Size Webs, Nests, and Cocoons.
ENGAGE IN HANDS-ON SCIENCE 🔎
🔭 Use Real Scientific Tools
🦎 Meet Scientists
📋 Make Observations & Collect Real Data
💡Try Fun Experiments
📏 Grow Personally: Ignite Your Creativity. Build Confidence. Develop Perseverance and Patience.
🥳 Discover How to Regulate Emotions, Overcome Challenges, and Celebrate Successes.
RUN. PLAY. JUMP. HIKE. DIG. SPLASH. 💦
🪁 Learning is a Verb at Recess. Jump In and Discover With Us.
💪 Active Play Sparks Creativity, Builds Muscles & Coordination, Improves Eyesight, and Develops Strong Neural Pathways.
😃 Healthy & Happy Kiddos!
MAKE MUD PIES
🥧 Is a Childhood Really a Childhood Without Mud Pies? Create the Quintessential Childhood Memories of Mud Pie Making!
🪄 Experience The Ooey Gooey Magical Mess of Mud. Collect the Ingredients and Try Your Hand At Making Mud Pies, Potions, & Everything In Between. Let Your Imagination Run Wild. Rinse Off Your Rain Gear and Repeat!
👷♀️ Dust off your thinking caps. Plan, Design, and Construct Your Own Forts with Real Materials.
🚧 Problem Solve. Persevere. Test Theories. Build Knowledge.
🔨 Don’t just read about engineering, do it!
CREATE AUTHENTIC CONNECTIONS
👋 Grow Socially: Learn How to Listen, Collaborate, Take Turns, Negotiate Win-Wins, and Create Inclusive Relationships.
🦋 Expand Your Compassion, Empathy, & Kindness for Yourself, Others, and the Wild.
👌 Explore the ASL (sign language) Alphabet.
🦅 Respectfully Watch Wild Animals in Their Natural Environment￼.
🐾 Learn How to Look for Animal Clues.
🐋 Discover Migration Patterns, Search for Food Web Clues, & Watch Animals Using Camouflage Techniques in Action.
GROW A GREEN THUMB
🌱 From Tiny Seeds to Taste Buds, Explore How Plants Grow into Terrific Treats.
💗 Develop Empathy, Patience, & Nurturing Skills.
🍏 Experience First Hand the Life Cycle of Apple Trees and Make Homemade Apple Sauce.
🌷Discover the First Signs of Spring.
🎟 In the Outdoors, Impromptu Stages Are Abundant— Experience Joy in Performing AND Cheering.
🤹 Discover New Talents. Dance, Sing, Act, Share Jokes, Direct, Practice Puppetry, Create Optical Illusions, and Work Behind the Scenes.
🤝 Collaborate, Take Turns, Grow Leadership Skills, & Build Confidence.
CLIMB TREES WITH SUPPORTIVE & ATTENTIVE ADULTS
🌳 Work 1 on 1 with a Teacher to Discover the Process of Selecting Ability Appropriate Trees, that Safely Challenge You.
🧠 Expand Critical Thinking, Communication, and Coordination Skills.
🤩 Feel the Exhilaration of Skill Mastery
MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE 🎶
🥁 Create Your Own Instruments From Natural Materials! What Does a Pine Cone Sound Like When You Rub it Against the Bark of a Big Leaf Maple Tree? What Sounds Can You Make With Squishy Mud? What Do You Hear When You Shake a Huckleberry Bush? Gather the Band and Rock Out to Your Own Tune!
🦁 Explore Animal Sounds & Discover Your Voice! Roar Like a Lion, Buzz Like a Bee, & Squawk Like a Great Blue Heron.
🦭 Listen Carefully to Wild Chickadees, Sea Lions, & Black Oystercatchers. Discover How Animals Use Sound to Communicate and Identify Common Wildlife Calls.
2022-2023 Class Options
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