Oaks and Acorns (Parent and Tot)

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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.


Oaks and Acorns 2019/2020

Session Options (Select One):

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

Price: $895

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             Sept 30 – Dec 6 2019

~ Winter Break ~

Winter programming       Jan 6 – Mar 6 2020

~ Spring Break ~

Spring programming       Mar 30 – Jun 5 2020

Application to Register for 2019/2020 Opens on May 22nd, 2019 at 12:00pm (noon)!

To view availability and register after this date, click the green “Register for Outdoor School” and complete an application. Once you’ve submitted an application, we’ll reach out within 2 weeks to confirm your acceptance into the program or follow up with additional questions.

Click here for registration policies.