We have had an amazing month!
We built a wigwam at the Wyckoff House Farm and Museum with 120 4th Graders from BNS
we made shelters and cordage with 4th graders from GUGCS
we had an ongoing homeschooler group in Prospect Park on Tuesdays
we taught an afterschool class at BNS on Wednesdays
we did a day of wilderness skills with BCS 11th graders
we did a girl scout program with Urban Kid Adventurers
we did an overnight with the Artemis Moon group with Wild Earth
we built a Mayan house with wattle and daub with BNS 5th graders
an epic buried treasure birthday party!
Exciting developments include trying strap drill strategies with kids as an alternative to bow drill friction fire. Nancye continues to hone her phragmites harvesting technique. Many thanks to all staff, participants, and to the Earth for a memorable month outside!