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November 2017

Emergency Prep Talk (Nov 2017)

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
River Valley Market, 330 North King Street
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Free - $10
SNOW EMERGENCY

Free (but registration is required by 11/26 and donations are accepted) For Adults Are you prepared for an emergency? What do you have ready *right* now? What's your list of top 10 things to have available? Come to an introduction to what to do when there's an emergency situation, i.e., extreme weather, power outage, being stranded in a car, lost in the wilderness, etc. We will talk about shelter, water, fire and food. FREE but registration is required by 11/26…

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December 2017

Homeschool Programs–Fall Session

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Larch Conservation Area, 525 S. Pleasant St, Rt. 116
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$670 - $850
homeschool Earthwork Programs

FALL SESSION: 12 weeks (FRIDAYS--mid September through early December, skip Friday after Thanksgiving) HERON HOMESCHOOL Heron is our signature program, taking place on Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst for more than 15 years. Hundreds of students have taken the challenge of the Heron, and have developed their nature awareness and wilderness living skills. Curriculum covered is seasonal according to the natural laws and cycles of nature. For the development of wilderness living skills, it is necessary that we follow the…

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Homeschool Programs–Fall Session

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Larch Conservation Area, 525 S. Pleasant St, Rt. 116
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$670 - $850

FALL SESSION: 12 weeks (FRIDAYS--mid September through early December, skip Friday after Thanksgiving) HERON HOMESCHOOL Heron is our signature program, taking place on Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst for more than 15 years. Hundreds of students have taken the challenge of the Heron, and have developed their nature awareness and wilderness living skills. Curriculum covered is seasonal according to the natural laws and cycles of nature. For the development of wilderness living skills, it is necessary that we follow the…

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Wilderness Scouts–Fall 2017

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$165 - $210
wilderness scouts earthwork programs alternate scouts program co-ed

Join Earthwork Programs for an alternative scout experience! Our Scout program involves various specializations of skills and tiers of advancement. Like the growing of a tree, Scouts adventure begins in the roots, with deep connection to nature, and rises through the trunk and branches as students gain an understanding of various skills. Specializations include: Woodcraft Campcraft Firecraft Cooking Foraging Plant Identification Orienteering Primitive skills Camouflaging Wilderness First-Aid Leadership Team Development Preteens and teens will learn the skills to be confident…

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January 2018

Homeschool Programs–Winter Session

January 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Larch Conservation Area, 525 S. Pleasant St, Rt. 116
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$440 - $560
ice safety winter wilderness skills homeschool vacation children

WINTER SESSION 2018: FRIDAYS--starting January 5 through March 2, skip February Vacation WINTER IS A GREAT TIME TO BE OUTSIDE! Children learn ice safety, hypothermia prevention, winter shelter building (quinzees), animal tracking, and more! HERON HOMESCHOOL Heron is our signature program, taking place on Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst for more than 15 years. Hundreds of students have taken the challenge of the Heron, and have developed their nature awareness and wilderness living skills. Curriculum covered is seasonal according…

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Winter Tracking Workshop

January 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Northampton MA United States + Google Map
$50
animal tracking winter wilderness skills

WINTER is a great season to learn and practice animal tracking! Have you ever been in the woods and wonder “who’s been here?” Join us for the art and science of tracking. Learn how to read signs and tell the stories of the landscape and learn terminology so you can have a common language for wildlife conservation efforts. In our tracking classes, throughout the year, beginner and expert trackers come together and are immersed in ancient and modern teachings. Explore…

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Emergency Preparedness & Self-Sufficiency Skills Workshop

January 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$60

FOR ADULTS ONLY Be Prepared…Not Scared The weather in New England can be robust. We’ve seen drought, tornadoes and microbursts, hurricanes, freak snowstorms in October and severe thunderstorms after winters of an abundance of snow. Maybe the ice storms of Winter 2008 or Halloween Snowstorm 2011 brought an “emergency” to your door step? These storms are powerful teachers. We are reminded that we need each other and need to have certain awareness and skills. Come to our hands-on workshop–an introduction…

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Homeschool Programs–Winter Session

January 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Larch Conservation Area, 525 S. Pleasant St, Rt. 116
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$440 - $560
ice safety winter wilderness skills homeschool vacation children

WINTER SESSION 2018: FRIDAYS--starting January 5 through March 2, skip February Vacation WINTER IS A GREAT TIME TO BE OUTSIDE! Children learn ice safety, hypothermia prevention, winter shelter building (quinzees), animal tracking, and more! HERON HOMESCHOOL Heron is our signature program, taking place on Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst for more than 15 years. Hundreds of students have taken the challenge of the Heron, and have developed their nature awareness and wilderness living skills. Curriculum covered is seasonal according…

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Homeschool Programs–Winter Session

January 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Larch Conservation Area, 525 S. Pleasant St, Rt. 116
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$440 - $560
ice safety winter wilderness skills homeschool vacation children

WINTER SESSION 2018: FRIDAYS--starting January 5 through March 2, skip February Vacation WINTER IS A GREAT TIME TO BE OUTSIDE! Children learn ice safety, hypothermia prevention, winter shelter building (quinzees), animal tracking, and more! HERON HOMESCHOOL Heron is our signature program, taking place on Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst for more than 15 years. Hundreds of students have taken the challenge of the Heron, and have developed their nature awareness and wilderness living skills. Curriculum covered is seasonal according…

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Wilderness Scouts–Winter 2018

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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Join Earthwork Programs for an alternative scout experience! Our Scout program involves various specializations of skills and tiers of advancement. Like the growing of a tree, Scouts adventure begins in the roots, with deep connection to nature, and rises through the trunk and branches as students gain an understanding of various skills. Specializations include: Woodcraft Campcraft Firecraft Cooking Foraging Plant Identification Orienteering Primitive skills Camouflaging Wilderness First-Aid Leadership Team Development Preteens and teens will learn the skills to be confident…

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