Below is the link for the Whole Earth Homeschool Programs registration form for what we are offering this summer, 2009.
Please note that we are offering an Herbal Intensive for adults!
Questions? Feel free to contact us.
SUMMER PROGRAMS 2009
Lepidoptera! For wilderness enthusiasts ages 6-8. We’ll be seeking and exploring all different sides of nature, from insects and mammals, rocks and minerals, plants, water, and anything else that strikes our curiosity! A full day out in nature gives students a chance to try their hand at fire skills, teamwork, and will offer lots of play and exercise.
Lepidoptera: Tuesdays, Session one: June 23-July 14 Session two: July 21-August 11
Explorers: For nature enthusiasts ages 9-11. We will look a little deeper into the hows and whys of nature. There will be longer hikes, fire building skills, water purification, swimming, and activities based on plants, animals and geology. Good field skills will be fostered and teamwork practiced.
Explorers: Wednesdays, Session one: June 24-July 15 Session two: July 22-August 12
Wilderness Challenge: For wilderness buffs ages 11-17. Test your limits, build teamwork skills, challenge and strengthen your body, and have the time of your life. This course covers a variety of initiatives; from survival skills, outdoor adventure and navigation, to projects that foster positive social and personal character. One of our most popular courses!
*Wilderness Challenge includes one overnight at the end of each session. Please note price difference.*
Session one: June 25-July 16/17 Session two: July 23-August 13/14
Herbal Intensive for adults: ages 18+ In this new course offered through Great Hollow, we will learn the plants first hand. We will hike through the various beautiful habitats, learn practical herbal preparations for home and family use, and grow close to the land and the abundance it holds. We will also be learning useful simple botany and practice indexing and journaling. Medicinal and edible plants will be an emphasis. We will also indulge in the cooling waters and learn fire making. This promises to be an empowering course.
Herbal Intensive, Wednesdays, June 24-August 12.
Things to remember….
All summer programs will be a full day, 9am-3pm. They will take place entirely outdoors, so pack accordingly!
Lightweight supplies in a backpack are a must. Water (pre-frozen water bottles are great!), lunch, and rain jackets will be needed. Swimsuits can be worn under clothes, and a small towel if desired can be packed. Extra helpful things would be: a bandanna, sunscreen, sun hat, bug repellant, and campers steel or enamel cup. Good hiking or kayak shoes should be worn. Water shoes should be packed in the backpack.