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September 2017

Wilderness Extravaganza–5th Annual

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$250
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  A Weekend of Wilderness Skills Workshops Saturday, Sept 23, & Sunday, Sept 24, 2017 REGISTER for ALL 5 & SAVE 10% FOR 4 OF THE WORKSHOPS, REGISTER 2 ADULTS AND YOUR 3RD PERSON IS FREE!! 5 Workshops (click here for descriptions)! Attend all, some or just one! Join Frank Grindrod & Earthwork Programs to learn new and practice old wilderness skills. All Workshops are in Conway, MA For Adults & Teens; some Workshops are great for Families too! Saturday 9:00-12:00…

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The Skill of the Knife (WS 1)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50

$50/adult, $30/8+ year old child w/adult (add $10/person if pay day of) The Skill of the Knife Workshop (for adults, teens & families with children 8 years of age or older): Learn why the Mayan culture called a knife the “tooth of the Earth.” Study basics of knife safety, carving methods, handling a knife, and blade care, including sharpening. And make your own kit! This is Workshop 1 of our Wilderness Extravaganza (see schedule below) REGISTER for SKILL OF THE…

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Wild Edibles & Medicinals Workshop (WE 5, WS 2)

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50
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$50/adult/Workshop, $30/child with adult (add $10/person if pay day of) This is Workshop 2 of our Wilderness Extravaganza (see schedule below) REGISTER for WILD EDIBLES & MEDICINALS SPECIAL DEAL: REGISTER 2 ADULTS AND YOUR 3RD PERSON IS FREE!! WILD EDIBLES IMMERSION SERIES (you don't have to attend all Workshops in the Series) Join Frank Grindrod of Earthwork Programs and Lenore Anderson of Natural Vitality for this unique experience and come away with skills in correct identification of wild edibles and medicines…

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Primitive Cooking & Medicine Making (WS 3)

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$65

$65/adult, $30/child w/adult (add $10/person if pay day of) REGISTER for PRIMITIVE COOKING & MEDICINE MAKING Primitive Cooking & Medicine Making (for adults, teens & families): During the Wild Edibles & Medicinals Workshop, we gather wild plants and mushrooms and process them. During this Workshop, we will cook a feast from the roots and plants we harvested. Learn how to cook a delicious hot stone soup in a pumpkin! Food prep and maintaining a good fire are two secrets to…

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The Art of Fire (WS 4)

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50
Starting a Fire

$50/adult, $30/child w/adult (add $10/person if pay day of) REGISTER for THE ART OF FIRE SPECIAL DEAL: REGISTER 2 ADULTS AND YOUR 3RD PERSON IS FREE!! The Art of Fire (for adults, teens & families): Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness. This is Workshop 4 of our Wilderness Extravaganza (see schedule below)     A…

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Animal Tracking & Bird Language Workshop (WS 5)

September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50
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$50/adult, $30/child w/adult (add $10/person if pay day of) REGISTER for ANIMAL TRACKING SPECIAL DEAL: REGISTER 2 ADULTS AND YOUR 3RD PERSON IS FREE!! Animal Tracking + Bird Language (for adults, teens & families): There’s no better teacher than experience…learn and practice: the 5 arts of tracking, the art of questioning, 3 perspectives of trackings, mind’s eye training and field journaling! In our tracking classes, throughout the year, beginner and expert trackers come together and are immersed in ancient and modern…

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Homeschool Programs–Fall Session

September 29 @ 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
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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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October 2017

Homeschool Programs–Fall Session

October 6 @ 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

October 13 @ 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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Wilderness Scouts–Fall 2017

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$565
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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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