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March 2018

Homeschool Programs–Winter Session

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Homeschool Programs don't run during School Vacation (see Vacation Program!)
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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Forest Walkers–Winter 2018 (3/17)

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$70

Join Earthwork Programs for a wilderness experience!   Our Forest Walkers program involves various specializations of skills and tiers of advancement. Like the growing of a tree, Forest Walkers 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…

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July 2018

Overnight Summer Program 2018

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$799 - $999

Learning & Practicing Wilderness Skills NEW for 2018--Overnight Summer Program: Monday, July 16-Thursday, July 19 Monday, July 16, 9:00 am - Thursday, July 19, 3:00 p.m. In Conway, MA For ages 12+ Overnight Programs give your child the opportunity to build self-confidence while away from home. While developing a connection to the outdoors, they'll be able to make amazing bonds and lasting relationships.   Participants will cook meals together and experience the night--a truly powerful experience! Night hiking, night sky navigation,…

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Leader-in-Training (LIT) Program 2018

July 2 @ 9:00 am - July 5 @ 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$599 - $799

Learning & Practicing Wilderness Skills while Learning How to Peer Mentor NEW for 2018--LIT is an Overnight Program: Monday, July 2-Thursday, July 5 Leader in Training (LIT) Program offers the opportunity for preteens and teens to practice their wilderness skills as well as learn how to peer mentor. July 2 (Monday)-July 5 (Thursday) OVERNIGHT Monday 9:00 a.m.- Thursday 3:00 p.m. OVERNIGHT Conway, MA Mentoring is much more than simply teaching knowledge or skills. As peer mentors, preteens and teens will…

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August 2018

Way of the Wilderness Warrior 2018

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
$425 - $475
martial arts wilderness skills way of the scout

Wilderness Skills and Martial Arts WHO: 10+ year olds who have attended At Home in the Woods or 1 of our seasonal Programs WHERE: Conway, MA WHEN: Monday, August 6-Friday, August 10, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., with an overnight Thursday-Friday! HOW MUCH: $425-475, sliding scale; $200 nonrefundable deposit required. Limited Spots! (10) While attending our At Home in the Woods Summer Programs, your children learn wilderness skills that the "village" does together. In Way of the Wilderness Warrior, your children learn…

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Hunter-Gatherer Summer Camp 2018

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 17, 2018

Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$330 - $390

Introduction to hunting and gathering For Preteens & Teens Teens (and mature preteens) can learn the techniques of primitive fishing, including, as time permits: making a fish trap catching fish by hand maybe even creating stone and bone tools They'll learn how to forage for wild edibles: identifying processing preparing; and primitively cooking 'em! Other wilderness crafting may be possible too--making cordage, working on bows, etc. REGISTER FOR HUNTER-GATHERER WHO: Preteens (mature) & Teens WHERE: Conway, MA WHEN: August 13-17, Monday-Friday,…

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