You can expect the daily rythm to look like this:
10am Drop off, Sign-in Time, Free Play
10:45am Morning Gathering Circle
Drumming, Singing and Movement
Environmental/Sensory Awareness Practice
11am Hike and Exploration
Child led wanderings
Spontaneous games and activities
Observation and Interaction with nature, plants, creatures, etc.
11:45 Snack and Story
We will provide a nourishing snack for your child
12:00 Sit Spots
Through our program, your child will find and choose a quiet spot in nature to return to each day to build an intimate relationship with a place in the forest and the creatures, plants, and changes that happen within that space. They will share time here observing, drawing, writing, listening, focusing their attention, and sitting in quiet meditation.
12:15pm Focused Activities
Individual and/or group based activities
Examples may include artistic projects, whittling, collaborative projects, foraging, gathering firewood, tracking, map-making, survival skills, making tea or food, and so much more!
12:45am Group Fire Building
Each day we will work together to find a suitable and safe fire location. We will then gather kindling, fire-starter, and wood to get a fire going.
1pm Lunch around the Fire
Making (kid-harvested) tea from our forest findings
1:30pm Closing Circle and Free Play
Sharing and Gratitude Practice
Song and Story
2:00pm Pickup and Farewell