Forest Dwellers Spring Program
Weekly Youth Program for Ages 8-12
Friday February 23 to June 15 & 16
at OUR Ecovillage in Shawnigan Lake
Explore, discover and adventure while learning skills that have allowed kids all over the world to thrive in nature!
- We will play games,
- go on wild adventures,
- use knives,
- make tools & crafts,
- sing songs,
- cultivate a deeper sense of our place in the natural world
Participants will discover greater self-confidence learn cooperation and teamwork, and gain a deeper sense of belonging and environmental care taking.
Thriving Roots uses the 8 Shields Mentoring Model- an educational approach that is based natural cycles and ancient mentoring practices that:
- Encourage creative thinking rather than providing answers
- Help students develop problem-solving skills and self-sufficiency
- Take learning to a deeper, embodied and contextual level.