Wild Wanderers: Fall 2021

forest school + wildcrafting for ages 8-14

  • Starts Sep 24
  • 220 US dollars

Service Description

Let’s explore the wild together! Youth ages 8-14 are invited to weekly group adventures through the Wild Wanderers drop-off wilderness program. Each season includes active games, inspiring stories, skill-developing projects and exciting challenges, all based on the forest school model which embraces both inquiry-based and place-based learning. This Fall 2021 season of Wild Wanderers will meet at the Prairiewood Forest Classroom at St. Francis of the Woods from 11am-2pm on the ten Fridays listed below. Details at a Glance: when: ten Fridays, 9/24/21 through 12/10/21 (no session 11/5 or 11/26) who: ages 8-14 (drop-off program) where: St. Francis of the Woods (a 500 acre non-profit in Coyle, OK with the vision of transforming the world through community, creativity, and care for nature) safety: Masks will be required of all staff and students while indoors, but outdoors, masks will likely no longer be required by Summer. Hand sanitizer will be available for use, as well as a sink with soap and running water before lunch.  And, of course, we are grateful to the sun’s UV rays and the fresh moving air for helping keep our outdoor classroom clean! cost: $220 for 10 weekly sessions handbook: Please download and read our school Handbook (linked during checkout). To hold your spot, you'll need to complete the waiver on the final page to return by a week after enrollment (or before class begins, if enrolling within a week). Emergent Curriculum Our program draws inspiration from educational philosophies including the forest school model, inquiry-based learning, nature-connected mentoring, and place-based education. Each week at Magic Academy, we'll experience a new plant, harvesting from the garden or wilderness and appreciating its unique magic as we create a food, salve, or craft with it. Mentors model using observation skills to deeper our connection to the natural world. Waiting List If the class is full but you are interested in joining, please join the Waiting List. Photos Use the arrows below to scroll through a gallery of photos from past classes!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are made only if a program is cancelled due to low enrollment. By enrolling, you hereby authorize St. Francis of the Woods’ third party payment service provider (PayPal) to charge your account in full. You are also agreeing to be bound by PayPal’s US Terms of Service (https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full). If you dispute any valid charges, you may be responsible for paying administrative dispute fees.

Contact Details

  • 11414 W. Hwy 33, Coyle, OK 73027, USA

    +1 4054663774

    director@stfrancisofthewoods.org