After School Forest Camps

Details

  • Small group. Grades K-5
  • Experienced teacher and certified Ecotherapist: see below*
  • Good old-fashioned fun and adventure: hiking, fort building, exploring. Environmental Art.
  • Deep connection with nature through games and awareness activities
  • Caring for each other and our planet

  • For After School EDEP program participants
  • Camps take place in the woodlands behind the schools
  • Sessions run 5-6 weeks and continue throughout the year
  • Length of session varies. See your school below for sessions and prices
  • Space is limited
  • Checks are made out to and given to EDEP  

*Beverly has been running children's nature programs in Albemarle County for 3 years. She is a qualified teacher who has worked teaching ESOL in Albemarle County since 2000. She presently works part time at Stony Point Elementary and runs nature programs for children and is an Ecotherapy practicioner for adults. She is a certified Ecotherapist, completing her coursework and mentoring through The EarthBody Institute.

Dates & Locations

Crozet Elementary School

Dates: Mondays October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13

Times: Taking one or two groups is determined by number of sign ups. With two groups, times are as follows: 2:45- 4:00 and 4:00- 5:15.

Location: In the woodlands and fields all outdoors behind the playgrounds and around the grounds area. We will create a little nature home!

Price: $90 for 6X 75 minute sessions, art materials, and access to a private account to see photos of your kids in "the wild."

Meriweather Lewis Elementary School

Dates: Thursdays October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 29

Times: Taking one or two groups is determined by number of sign ups. With two groups, times are as follows: 2:45- 4:00 and 4:00- 5:15.

Location: In the woodland and wetland area all outdoors. We have a watershed on one side and a little creek on the other!

Price: $100 for 6X 75 minute sessions, art materials, and access to a private account to see photos of your kids in "the wild."

Stony Point Elementary school

Sessions are 5 weeks and continue throughout the year. This year we will alternate a general themed forest camp, with one that focuses on creative arts in the woods.

Dates: Tuesdays 2:40- 4:10 (Sessions continue throughout the school year)

Price: $90 for 5X 90 minute sessions, art materials, and access to a private account to see photos of your kids in "the wild."

Cale Elementary School

Details to be announced

Payment 
To reserve your child's place in the program, please submit your check to EDEP at your school. Checks should be made out to EDEP. You may contact me with any questions at 434-987-0804 or beverlydancingheart@gmail.com.