Eostre Ancestral Skills Camp ~ Ages 9-15 *Fully booked*
You are invited to explore and share your natural curiosity with us these school holidays.
This 3 day camp is suitable for ages 9-15 and runs from 10am-3pm each day (23rd, 24th & 25th April)
All activities take place outdoors at our forest site. We have a campfire, tarps, a water source and access to toilets near by.
This camp will be facilitated by two experienced forest school leaders, fully insured & garda vetted.
Cost €100 per child (10% sibling discount)
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Over the course of the camp we may explore:
*Nature-inspired games and sensory awareness activities; to foster connection with ourselves, each other and nature.
*Wild edibles and medicines: learning to forage safely and ethically; making teas, medicines & wild cooking on the fire.
* Hide tanning: Giving thanks for the lives of the more-than-human creatures and Respectfully using the skin of an animal to create something beautiful and long-lasting.
* Basketry using wild harvested materials
*Fire craft: using swedish fire steels and seeing how fire by friction is created. Learning about keeping ourselves safe around fire & fire management.
*Tool use and craft: learning how trees & plants can provide us with materials that we can get creative with. Participants will learn how to safely use tools such as knives, saws & drills.
*Den building: working together to build group shelters and learning the basics of outdoor living.
*Animal track and sign: Get camouflaged, learn how to stalk like a fox and explore the traces left by animals who share the woods with us
*Spending time together in the woods inevitably brings up lots of opportunities for personal & community development such as; Consensus decision making, conflict resolution, setting boundaries & consent. These will be navigated in an age-appropriate way.
Always plenty of time to hang out around the campfire, tell stories and share songs.
Spaces limited to 15.
See you in the woods ♥
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