Forthcoming Program and Events

Invitation

We invite you to spend time with us in our nature spaces, to retreat, reflect, learn, animate, rediscover your values and plan your actions

You could be

  • An organization wishing to find a unique and inspiring approach and location for your members to spend focused time together reflecting on your aims, purposes, and activities
  • A formal or informal educational establishment or community group interested in launching or learning about forest school
  • An individual who wishes to join one of our working groups or workshops

 

Launched in Spring 2019 (see our events page here or contact [email protected] for additional details)

Weekly sessions during May/June & Sept/Nov

 

Saturday Forest Play (Grades 1-4)

This 8-week program will be held every Saturday, 10AM-12PM, beginning May 4th through June 22nd. Autumn sessions begin September 14th and run through November 2nd. Based on the European model of ‘Forest School’, participants will engage in fun outdoor activities, learn craft and teamwork skills, embark on adventures, develop resilience, confidence, independence, and a strong bond with nature.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) in the Forest

 

This 8-week program, co-sponsored by Standing People Together and SWES PTSO, will be held every Tuesday at Sullivan West Elementary School beginning September 17th through November 5th. Open to Grades 1-3, children will spend time in the forest developing scientific discovery and inquiry skills, learning to design, create and build like engineers, finding out how nature solves its problems!