Oaks and Acorns (Parent and Tot)


Our Oaks and Acorns program is designed to help parents learn more about creating meaningful experiences in nature with children. Emphasis is on building a strong culture of nature connection around our families and communities.

Parents will develop their mentoring skills and learn about the natural world. They will learn about how we do what we do. Content may include:

  • Storytelling and songs
  • An introduction to cultural mentoring
  • Creating nature connection in your home and day to day life
  • Adventures, wandering, and tracking wildlife
  • Wild edibles, medicinals, and hazard plants (identification and uses)
  • Stewardship and taking care of the land
  • Nature-based crafting

This is a year-round program running from October – June. Program days and times are consistent week-by-week for each participant.

Session Options (Select One):

Tuesdays 9:30am-11:30am King’s Mill Park
Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am King’s Mill Park
Fridays 9:30am-11:30am Taylor Creek Park

Price: $885

Price includes resource book: Coyote’s Guide to Connecting With Nature and all 29 program days from October – June for one weekly session.

A payment plan is available.

Bursaries are available through the Best Day Ever Fund.

Dates and Seasonal Breaks:

Fall programming             Oct 1- Dec 7 2018

 ~ Winter Break ~

Winter programming       Jan 7-Mar 8 2019

 ~ Spring Break ~

Spring programming       Apr 1-Jun 7 2019

Apply to Register: Starting Friday July 20th at 9:00am

Interested in registering? Please send us an application by clicking the green “Register Now” button and filling out an application form! Once you have applied to register, we’ll contact you within 5 business days to follow up.

Following review, if your application has been accepted, we’ll invite you to register in your chosen program. Upon registration, a deposit of $100 will be required to hold your spot. The remaining balance can be paid in full or withdrawn on a payment plan.

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