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EARTH DISCOVERY CAMP

Experience nature up close and connect deeply with the environment, others, and self. Excursions will take your child from the beach to the mountains and everywhere in between to hike, learn and explore.  Adventures incorporate Earth science lessons, natural movement, art projects, and reflections. 
Open Registrations!
 
Winter Break Camp 2022   
December 19th-23rd, 2022
Ages 6-10 
  Full day     
Ages 3-5                       
  Full day         Half day  
Mid-Winter Break Camp   
February 20th-24th, 2023
Ages 6-10   
  Full day   
Ages 3-5     
  Full day   
Spring Break Camp   
April 10th-14th, 2023
Ages 6-10   
  Full day   
Ages 3-5     
  Full day         Half day  
 
Coming Soon!
Summer Camp   June-August, 2023
  Registration opens January 2023. 
  

This winter, spring & summer come learn, grow & belong. Safely.

WHERE WILL MY

CHILD BE?

Camp locations change throughout the week allowing us to study and explore various ecosystems during our time together. Drop off and pick up is conducted at the location of the day. (Aftercare is not available at this time.)

  • Winter Break Camp 2022: China Camp State Park & Rodeo Beach

  • Mid-Winter Break Camp 2023: Blackies Pasture & Old Mill Park

  • Spring Break Camp 2023:  Old Mill Park & China Camp State Park

  • Summer Camp 2023:  Available weekly in San Francisco or  Mill Valley 

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Curriculum

Each day we complete activities related to the following themes such as:

  • Earth Studies: topics such as weather, geology, forestry, animal tracking, nature identification, survival skills, bird watching, habitat building, measuring & orienteering! 

  • Movement: digging, climbing, fort building, log rolling, creating cairns, exploring, nature tag, swinging, moving like animals, hiking & yoga!

  • Art: sculpting, sandal making, painting landscapes, leaf rubbings, carving, harvesting pigments, friendship bracelets, nature crafts, story rocks, weaving, sewing & singing!

  • Connection: with self, others, and the environment through awareness games, mindfulness activities, journaling, daily reflections, intention setting, mediation & "sit spot"

COVID SAFETY

Safety is our top priority. We follow all CDC & state regulations. Your child plays & learns in a small, stable cohort, 100% outdoors.

  • Small, stable group sessions (max of 16 children)

  • Our earth educators are highly trained in COVID safety protocol

  • Frequent sanitization of shared educational tools

  • Camp activities are 100% outdoors

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DAILY Flow

  • 9:00 am - Drop off at location of the day

    • Morning circle - intention setting

    • Movement and Earth Studies 

  • 10:30 am - Snack time

    • Connection and Art 

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - Half day pick up

    • Activities of the day continued

    • Hike back to pick up area

    • Closing circle - daily reflection 

  • 3:00 pm - Pick up at location of the day