An Exploration of Forest and Nature School
Date(s) - Apr 7, 2018
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Come and learn about the philosophy and practice of Forest and Nature School in Canada. We will discuss outdoor activities, risk-management, how to be prepared and comfortable in all weather. We will explore some hands-on skills to deepen your practice and will explore shelter building, knot tying/rope-play, learn some common local plants and explore oral story-telling.
• Learn about the history and philosophy of Forest and Nature Schools.
• Discuss risk management.
• Explore shelter building, rope-play, and knots.
• Identify some common local plants (edible and non-edible).
• Explore oral story-telling.
Suitable for parents, students, adult instructors/administrators, novice, intermediate and experienced early learning child care professionals working with preschool to school-age children, including children with extra support needs.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
ECE $65 | FCC $50
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604-709-5661 ext. 221
Bring a bag lunch (½ hour lunch)
Cara is the lead facilitator of both Fresh Air Learning and Out and About Adventures. She feels fortunate to be able to spend most of her time engaged in open ended, child-led, place-based play with children both in Pacific Spirit Park and Trout Lake. Cara has completed her ECE at VCC and holds a B.A. in English and Cultural Studies.
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre