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Through creative play and exploration, participants ages 6 to 13 work together in small groups, gaining nature awareness and knowledge of plants, mammals, birds, tracking and survival. Our instructors guide students into experiences that nurture their connection to the earth and allow them to feel at home in the natural world. 

Our educational philosophy focuses on:

  • Providing fun, hands-on opportunities for children to get outside and learn about the natural world
  • Variety through weekly themes
  • Adaptability so that the programs match the energy of the group during a particular session
  • Mentoring delivered by instructors with experience working with children in this age group
  • Using Coyote Mentoring, a widely-respected educational philosophy developed at the Wilderness Awareness School, to encourage creative thinking rather than providing answers, help students develop problem-solving skills and self-sufficiency, and encourage a much deeper level of learning.

Our instructional staff includes:

  • Experienced instructors
  • Apprentices who offer additional instructor support
  • A targeted 1 to 10 adult to student ratio
  • Staff trained as Coyote Mentors
  • Compassionate educators who encourage each child's respect for self, others and nature
  • Experienced Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified professionals


2020-21 Friday Nature Adventure Programs

Class time - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Cougar Mountain (Issaquah) 
Fridays: Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 11, Feb 5, Mar 12, Apr 9

Lord Hill (Snohomish)
Fridays: Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 13, Jan 15, Feb 12, Mar 19, Apr 23

Seward Park (Seattle)
Fridays: Oct 2, Oct 30, Dec 4, Jan 29, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7

Saint Edward State Park (Kenmore) 
Fridays: Sep 25, Oct 23, Nov 20, Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 30


2020-21 Saturday Nature Adventure Programs

Class time - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saint Edward State Park (Kenmore) 
Saturdays: Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 21, Jan 23, Feb 27, Mar 27, May 1

Cougar Mountain (Issaquah) 
Saturdays: Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 14, Jan 16, Feb 13, Mar 20, Apr 24

Tolt-MacDonald (Carnation) 
Saturdays: Oct 3, Oct 31, Dec 5, Jan 30, Mar 6, Apr 3, May 8

 

Meet The Staff

 

 

 

There will be additional instructors depending on which day and park you are enrolled for.