Classes and Programs for Children
Volunteer Day - Potting Native American Wild Persimmon Tree Seedlings, Holmdel, NJ
June 4th, 2021, 4pm
Please join us to help potting Wild Persimmon Tree Seedlings in preparation of fall planting. The event will be 3 hours long. Potluck is welcome. We will have tree seedlings to give out. Community service credits are available.
Roots, Arts and Plants Forest Camp
July 11th - July 16th, 2021
This week-long sleepaway camp is designed for children age 10 - 16, offering a variety of skills and experiences by highly-qualified team of artists, artisans, educators, herbalists and wilderness guides. Each day will offer a different activity - from arts, mosaics, origami and woodworking to hiking, nature explorations, foraging, plant identification, primitive fire-making, Native American practices and awareness workshops. We will also have fun, swim in a natural pool, play team-building games, tend a garden, and share bedtime stories around a fire.
Awareness In Nature Program - Blueberry Season- Mt. Tammany, NJ
Sat, July 24th
This is a full day program that will include outdoor classes, hiking, foraging, learning awareness in nature, identifying plants and mushrooms, tracking animals and picking blueberries!
The program will take place along the trails and peaks of Mt. Tammany and Dunnfield Creek, NJ, which is a protected native trout habitat.
Mount Tammany is the southernmost peak of the Kittatinny Mountains in Warren County, NJ, and it is stunning during this time of year. We will have our lunch on the mountain top.
Our day will include a good amount of hiking that will take about 5-6 hours. We will gain about 1,197ft of elevation along the way. Difficulty is moderate for experienced hikers, and difficult for inexperienced hikers.
Girls' Day Program - Holmdel, NJ
Sat, Aug 14th
10:00am - 10:00pm
This is a full-day multi-component immersive program for girls focused on developing practical skills, confidence, resilience, love of nature and plants, and deep connections. We will also have fun, sit in a fireside circle, share meals, s'mores, stories and reflections.
The program will be led by a group of mentors, teachers and apprentices affiliated with Antinanco Earth Arts School.