June 28 – July 14, 2019
Location: OUR Ecovillage
Cost (CAD) :
$55.00 per day
$400 for the full 8 days
Join us over March Break for a series of fun filled days of hands-on nature based learning!
Join us with Bonnie Davison from Nature Schools and OUR community of foragers, wilderness experts, and farmers for a day of fun filled activities taking place on the forests and farms of OUR Ecovillage – Vancouver island’s sustainable learning center and Ecovillage!
Give kids the chance to escape from the classroom and rewild their senses by engaging in the natural world around them, while teaching them how to do so in a sustainable way for the future of the planet they will inherit.
Discover our forests, our farm, our friendly collection of animals, and OUR organic garden with hands-on experiences with this special collection of March Break activities taking place across 25 acres of land in beautiful Shawnigan Lake.
Bonnie Davison is teacher, music therapist, mother and founder of Victoria BC’s first forest school, the Victoria Nature School, and president of the Outdoor Learning Association. Bonnie has been trained and certified by Forest School Canada as a forest school practitioner. She is also the founder of Singing English Education, teaching educators to use music and movement to create strong early literacy foundations. Bonnie is passionate about helping children and educators foster nature connections. She also loves music, gardening and cooking with fresh food! To learn more visit www.bonniedavison.com
Brandy is OUR Ecovillage Co-founder and Developer, was OUR Community Association Executive Director for 17 years, OUR Community Association Executive Director, OUR Ecovillage Cooperative Founding Member, Sustainable Communities Teacher and Consultant, and Mother.
About Our Ecovillage
OUR land offers plenty of space to camp, explore and visit. There are diverse natural buildings to see and spaces for gatherings of all different flavors: a large Yurt (great for circles and dancing), a large Community Classroom (for presentations),a Healing Sanctuary (for quiet conversation and meditation), many various natural buildings: including the 150 person Zero Mile Eatery, and the Chillage (casual covered outdoor space). There are multiple types of indoor and outdoor showers, composting toilets. For quiet time – walk the labyrinth, sit by the pond or take a walk in the woods. You will likely see chickens, ducks, sheep, cows, deer, and much more.