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April 2018

Wilderness Survival Day Program (during April Vacation)

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue-Fri, 9 am-3 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$282 - $306
making fire bow drill

REGISTER FOR SPRING VACATION PROGRAM DURING APRIL SCHOOL VACATION Tuesday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Conway, MA Ages 7 and up   Experience the AWAKENING of Spring! While spending lots of time outdoors, we will * notice new growth all around us, while learning about edible and medicinal plants, * notice new birds…establishing territories. There is so much happening during Spring. By practicing nature awareness, we will learn to look deeper and through our tracking skills and the…

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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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February 2018

Winter Shelter Workshop (WS 1) ’18

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50
Winter Shelter Building

Saturday, February 24, 9 am-12 pm Workshop 1 of WINTER OUTDOOR SKILLS ADVENTURE WEEKEND WINTER SPECIAL: Register & prepay 2 adults & bring 3rd person for FREE! Register & Prepay Here for Winter Shelter Building Winter Shelter Building The art of staying safe & warm in the cold Building a winter shelter is both a needed survival skill and a great way to enjoy the outdoors this season. In this family- and adult-oriented class, you will learn the basics of making…

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WinterFire Workshop (WS 2) ’18

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50
fire frank grindrod wilderness skills

Saturday, February 24, 1-4 pm Workshop 2 of WINTER OUTDOOR SKILLS ADVENTURE WEEKEND WINTER SPECIAL: Register & prepay 2 adults & bring 3rd person for FREE! Register & Prepay Here for WinterFire WinterFire Attention: Skiers/Snowboarders, Snowmobilers, Ice Fishermen, Skaters, Hunters, Outdoor Enthusiasts! Have you ever struggled to get a fire going or got lost on a hike on a snowy mountain? A fire may be the difference between life and death. This 3-hour Workshop will not only entertain you, but it may…

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Winter Emergency Preparedness Workshop (WS 3) ’18

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$60
ice safety winter wilderness skills homeschool vacation children

Sunday, February 25, 9 am-12:30 pm Workshop 3 of WINTER OUTDOOR SKILLS ADVENTURE WEEKEND WINTER SPECIAL: Register & prepay 2 adults & bring 3rd person for FREE! Register & Prepay Here for Winter Emergency Prep Our Emergency Preparedness & Self-Sufficiency Skills Workshop combined with a bonus...ICE SAFETY! This hands-on, engaging workshop will demonstrate the practical skills you need as you learn how to: Create warm shelter in or outside your home; Stay healthy through safe hygiene and sanitation practices; Make water…

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Winter Tracking Workshop (WS 4) ’18

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$50

Sunday, February 25, 1-4 pm Workshop 4 of WINTER OUTDOOR SKILLS ADVENTURE WEEKEND WINTER SPECIAL: Register & prepay 2 adults & bring 3rd person for FREE! Register & Prepay Here for Winter Tracking Winter 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.…

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Winter Outdoor Skills Adventure Weekend ’18 Day 1

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$210
winter fire

SPECIAL WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS for Skiers/Snowboarders, Snowmobilers, Ice Fishermen, Skaters, Hunters, Hikers, Outdoor Enthusiasts & Anyone Who Loves Being Outdoors in the Winter! A Weekend of Wilderness Skills Workshops Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25, 2018 (These Weekends of Workshops fill quickly, so be sure to register ASAP.) 4 Workshops! Attend all, some or just one! Register & Prepay Here for All 4 Workshops & Save 10% Join us at Earthwork Programs to learn new bushcraft techniques and practice very…

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Winter Outdoor Skills Adventure Weekend ’18 Day 2

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities, 1356 Ashfield Street
Conway, MA 01341 United States
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$210
ice safety winter wilderness skills homeschool vacation children

SPECIAL WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS for Skiers/Snowboarders, Snowmobilers, Ice Fishermen, Skaters, Hunters, Hikers, Outdoor Enthusiasts & Anyone Who Loves Being Outdoors in the Winter! A Weekend of Wilderness Skills Workshops Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25, 2018 (These Weekends of Workshops fill quickly, so be sure to register ASAP.) 4 Workshops! Attend all, some or just one! Register & Prepay Here for All 4 Workshops & Save 10% Join us at Earthwork Programs to learn new bushcraft techniques and practice very…

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March 2018

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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June 2018

At Home in the Woods SC 1

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 29, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 1 Ages 7+ June 25 (Monday) -June 29 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in nature through adventure experiences, wilderness living skills, nature awareness, tracking, communication and community…

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July 2018

At Home in the Woods SC 2

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 6, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 2 Ages 7+ July 2 (Monday) -July 6 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in nature through adventure experiences, wilderness living skills, nature awareness, tracking, communication and community…

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At Home in the Woods SC 3

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

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 3 Ages 7+ July 9 (Monday) -July 13 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in nature through adventure experiences, wilderness living skills, nature awareness, tracking, communication and community…

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At Home in the Woods SC 4

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 4 Ages 5-7 AND 7+ (This is one of the weeks for the Little Campers--separate group!) July 16 (Monday) -July 20 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in…

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At Home in the Woods SC 5

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 27, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 5 Ages 5-7 AND 7+ (This is one of the weeks for the Little Campers--separate group!) July 23 (Monday) -July 27 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in…

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At Home in the Woods SC 6

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 3, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 6 Ages 7+ July 30 (Monday) -August 3 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in nature through adventure experiences, wilderness living skills, nature awareness, tracking, communication and community…

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August 2018

At Home in the Woods SC 7

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 10, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 7 Ages 7+ August 6 (Monday) -August 10 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in nature through adventure experiences, wilderness living skills, nature awareness, tracking, communication and community…

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At Home in the Woods SC 8

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
making cordage summer camp

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 8 Ages 5-7 AND 7+ (This is one of the weeks for the Little Campers--separate group!) August 13 (Monday) -August 17 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in…

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At Home in the Woods SC 9

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 24, 2018

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

Every Week is a NEW Experience. AT HOME IN THE WOODS SC 9 Ages 5-7 AND 7+ (This is one of the weeks for the Little Campers--separate group!) August 20 (Monday) -August 24 (Friday) 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Conway, MA $330-390, sliding scale ($165 non-refundable deposit required upon registration) Earthwork Programs' vision for Summer is to offer experiences that will introduce children to a new awareness of themselves and the natural world around them. We achieve this by immersing them in…

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