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Encouraging curiosity about nature and an appreciation of God’s creation, the Forest Course is designed to get kids exploring outdoors! Kids will learn about forest ecology through exploration, observation, and play.
Integrating science, art, poetry, and all sorts of exercise including hiking, games, canoeing, and snowshoeing, Forest Course covers a range of subjects that make learning about the natural world fun for any child! The Forest Course seeks to build connection, resilience, outdoor skills and nature knowledge, as well as encouraging each child to learn about the character of God.

Contact us for more details about how to integrate the Forest Course into your homeschooling and for information on billing/reimbursement. As always, it is the parent’s responsibility to ensure that Forest Course is approved by their homeschool program.

Spring Forest Course

April 12 - May 5

Wednesdays and Fridays

10:00am - 1:00pm

$119 + supplies*

Classes for K-1st, 2nd-4th, & 4th-6th graders 

Topics for spring include tapping birch trees and making syrup, starting seeds and studying germination, experimenting with runoff and erosion, learning about the water cycle in Alaska, the return of migratory animals, and much more!  Classes are twice a week on Wednesdays and Friday from 10 am to 1 pm. Starts April 12 and ends May 5. Snack provided.

*$30 for new students, $15 for returning students who bring their kits


Fall Forest Course

Study mushrooms and lichen, collect and identify autumn leaves, learn about the rhythms of the forest and wildlife as winter approaches, and explore the forest, muskeg, lake, and meadows with new friends and art, crafts, stories, and more.


Winter Snowshoe Excursions
Explore the lake, trails, and forests at Solid Rock on snowshoes. Look for animal tracks, observe cloud types, and chart weather & snow conditions. Each group will be led by a Solid Rock staff member and will include basic instruction and skillbuilding. Snowshoes & poles provided. 


Spring Forest Course

Tap birch trees as their sap starts running, study the water cycle and erosion as the snow melts, plant flower seeds, and explore the forest, muskeg, lake, and meadows with new friends and art, crafts, stories, and more.

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