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Peskewiku or Birds Shed Feathers Moon Camp
With Wild Spirits leader Ashlea Coleman, Wendy Bustin and Booker’s Gabriella Lencina
Monday, June 26 th - Friday, June 30
9am – 5pm at the Booker School, 1341 Belcher Street, Port Williams
Cost: $300 for the week. (Tax receipts available.)
Ages: 4 -12
The theme of this camp will have a naturalist/bird and wilderness leadership theme. The campers will be involved with:
(A) naturalist skills – including bird and tree identification, bird calls, wildlife tracking, the use of field guides, mapping, sit-spots and nature journaling
(B) wilderness and survival skills – making fire and shelters, fishing, trapping and bushcraft, identifying wild edibles, camp safety
(C) leadership skills- teamwork and communication through cooperative games
While some snacks will be included, campers are asked to bring a nut-free snack and lunch, water bottle, hat and sunscreen.
Moose Calling Moon
Monday, August 21 – Friday, August 25
9am – 5pm. Cost: $300 for the week. (Tax receipts available.)
The theme of the Moose Calling Moon camp will be on outdoor art-making adventures.
We’ll use the natural sounds, colours, patterns, and rhythms of the beautiful Booker school campus as inspiration for dance, theatre, and visual art.
Campers will develop an appreciation of the natural world through many varied hands-on activities and exploration. The week will end with a performance and art exhibit demonstrating what campers have created.
Note: registration is limited to 15 campers for each session.
The Booker and Wild Spirits Forest Schools are collaborating to offer a public 7-week outdoor learning program for children ages 3-12 on the Booker School campus. The program will be on Tuesdays, commencing May 9 and will run through until Tuesday, June 27. Hours are 9:30-2:30. The cost is $325.00. Tax receipts are available. Early Registration is Sunday, April 30 between 12:00-2:00 pm at the Booker School, 1341 Belcher Street, Port Williams. Space is limited.