Thriving Roots Cowichan- River Otter Clan

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.