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It’s our final week of summer camp 2022. This week was all about celebrations and every camp had their own interpretation of this. Join us un the woods during the school year for break days, camps, and more!
It was week nine in the woods and creativity was at its peak. Raven camp started this week and Hilary and JJ organized a camp full of creativity culminating in a play for the whole camp. The Forest Explorers had a wedding, Forest Archers were creeping around the woods
Week eight was about crafting and Growing Wild started the week by painting faces and playing on the climbing hill.
Yellow Warblers, Purple Finches and Forest Village visited Fall Creek on Thursday. Campers were asked to notice when they heard a bird and what the cool water felt like on their skin…
This week the campers enjoyed the forest through the celebration of mammals, games, and cooking.
Week 5 was an exciting week because all of the camps were at different locations.
In week four campers learned to build shelters and practiced camp kindness.Text by Ai-Zhen Tung...
Our third week of camp flew by pretty quickly. The theme for this week was birds, so I listened to many bird stories and watched some bird games this week. The campers learned about different species of birds, how they came to be, how to build nests, and more.
Our 20th-anniversary summer is off to an amazing start! Kids are spending time with their peers, playing games, learning new things, and fostering healthful, life-long relationships with the natural world.
Our second week in the woods was full of adventure and fun with some new camps, new campers and exciting new challenges
Summer camps kicked off at 4-H Acres this past week and we had a blast!
It’s the final day of staff training week 2022. The Mentors In Training (MITs) joined us for the first time today so we played some fun icebreakers to get to know each other.
Here are some of the tools of mentoring we use when working with young people. You can use them too.
Fire is a wonderful teacher. This is an activity we often do, even with first-time groups. As you read this activity, identify the core routines participants would be using. What mentoring tools could you use?
This post originally appeared on the discontinued Primitive Pursuits online ‘Wilderness Mentoring Guild’ on October 23rd, 2007.
Check out this video from Sophia about how to harvest dandelions and turn them into delicious and nutritious muffins!
Here’s another fun and informative video from Sophia on harvesting violets and turning them into vinegar, infused honey, and violet sugar! Tune in to learn how.