Mission Driven Nature Education
Now, more than ever, we need nature as a balancing agent. Richard Louv, Author of 'The Last Child in the Woods'
ITHACA FOREST PRESCHOOL NOW ENROLLING
What we do at Ithaca Forest Preschool looks and feels like play most of the time, but our caring and skilled mentors are subtly weaving in peacemaking, community-building, and a deep respect and love for the earth. Spontaneous play, cooperative problem-solving, feeling comfortable in nature, empathy for other living things and moments of wonder and delight.
Ithaca Forest Preschool runs at our beloved Trillium Camp at 4-H Acres. Children are eligible to enroll if they will be three by September 1st and will not reach the age of six before January 1st.
Recent News and Notes from the Primitive Pursuits Blog...
Week 8 Summer 2016
Week eight was busy and varied with seven camps including five at 4-H Acres, one at the Finger Lakes National Forest and the River Scouts setting out each morning from Cornell Cooperative Extension to watery locations around the region!
A Fisher Story - From the Archives
We watched the birds for about 5 minutes and then my partner suddenly pointed up to a huge white pine about 30 yards away and quietly exclaimed “What is that?!” About 50 feet up the pine was a rather large mammal climbing out to the very tips of a branch.