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.
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.