Save 10% on Summer Nature Camps

by Matt on February 24, 2015

Right now is your last chance to save 10% off all Summer Nature Camp registrations in 2015! Discounts expire on February 28th at midnight. We have a bunch of awesome new stuff to offer this summer. There is something exciting for anyone ages 4 to 16. For the littlest kids check out ‘Expotition’ to the Hundred Acre Woods and have a Pooh bear adventure. For kids 6 to 12 take a look at Lewis and Clark: Corps of Discovery and discover the west. And for teens check out our Oregon Dunes Tracking Expedition and spend a week with us playing, tracking, and exploring the Oregon Dunes.

Online registration and a full schedule is available at http://NatureCamps.org. Scholarships are available.

Jasper’s First Hike

January 28, 2015

Before I get to today's blog, I just want to say thank you. I was blown away by the amazing support that you gave us during our fall fundraising push. With your help we were able to raise nearly $15,000 which will be doubled by a matching donor. That almost $30,000 will have a huge [...]

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Please donate now

November 17, 2014

I am writing to tell you about the amazing opportunity that we currently have to double any donation that you make to Whole Earth Nature School through the generosity of an anonymous donor. But first, I want to share a story with you. It really encapsulates the power that mentored nature connection has to transform the [...]

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Let Your Kids Play With Knives

May 28, 2014

Everyone is fascinated with knives. But how can you become a competent adult knife user without first spending time with them as a child? Learn why childhood is actually the best time to learn safe knife use. Follow the 5 Knife-Safety Steps and get your kids outside using knives! Take Risks, Safely: Kids want to [...]

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The Invisible Teacher

May 21, 2014

I want to share a story with you about something I experienced on Monday this week. Some of the students at our Acorn Home School Program had missed class on the day in April when we really focused on fire skills and I wanted to give those kids a chance to practice their fire-making skills [...]

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Making Something From “Nothing”

May 14, 2014

Today I want to share with you a skill that I have been working on with our Acorn Home School Program. Something that I always love is the process of discovering a new skill. The best learning comes from trial and error. It is fantastic to experiment with something to see what works and what [...]

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Guest Blog: Field Research

April 1, 2014

This blog was written by Jackson Darland, a University of Oregon Student. Here he reports on a field research project that he completed for a childhood development course focusing on a Whole Earth Nature School program. When I was assigned to conduct a field research project this winter I hoped to study an educational program [...]

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