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February 2019

Primitive Living Skills for Children – Spring Series – Session 2: Make Your Own Bow Drill Kit Part 2

Sunday, February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series – Session 2: Make Your Own Bow Drill Kit Part 2 Created especially for children (ages 10-14) who are eager to delve into the exciting world of primitive living skills, this series will give participants a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive living skills for all seasons. You may enroll for a series or single sessions (space permitting). Visit our Primitive Living Skills page for more details and to enroll.

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Cabin Fever Festival – Hoboken, NJ

Sunday, February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brandt School, 215 9th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Cabin Fever Festival is an open house for local businesses catering to kids. We will be at our Nature Place table, speaking to inquiring families about camp and answering questions. You’ll know it’s us by the large earth art city-stump, wooden photo trifold, and general vibe de nature. At the Cabin Fever Festival families will find sample kids classes, activities, summer day camps, and more. Enjoy live music and dance performances. The event is ideal for parents to get to…

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Primitive Living Skills for Families – Spring Series B – Session 1: Fire and Water

Sunday, February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series B – Session 1: Fire and Water This series is for families wanting to connect with each other as well as with the earth. Our four-part Primitive Living Skills series for families covers the foundations in a fun, family-oriented way—perhaps even inspiring you to ditch the tent and propane tank on your next family camping trip. Enrolling in all four sessions will give families a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive skills across all seasons here in the…

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March 2019

Maple Sugaring – 12-1pm

Saturday, March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Mighty maple syrup, that amber aristocrat of all sweets, is a large part of what we call the ‘three M’ time of year – March, Maple, and Mud. Join The Nature Place for our most popular public program (it’s so nice, we do it twice), in the morning beginning at noon or in the afternoon, starting at 2pm. We’ll learn all about maples trees, discovering what it takes to turn sap into syrup. We’ll then go outside to tap a maple tree, taste…

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Open House

Saturday, March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1 -2 PM and 3-4pm - by appointment Where:  Meet at the Lower School Building @ Green Meadow Waldorf School: 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge NY The best way to learn more about The Nature Place is by coming to an open house. You’ll be welcomed by many members of the family in our family-run camp! We’ll take you on a tour of the campus (generally two or three families at a time), give…

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Maple Sugaring – 2-3pm

Saturday, March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Mighty maple syrup, that amber aristocrat of all sweets, is a large part of what we call the ‘three M’ time of year – March, Maple, and Mud. Join The Nature Place for our most popular public program (it’s so nice, we do it twice), in the morning beginning at noon or in the afternoon, starting at 2pm. We’ll learn all about maples trees, discovering what it takes to turn sap into syrup. We’ll then go outside to tap a maple tree, taste…

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Open House

Saturday, March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1 -2 PM and 3-4pm - by appointment Where:  Meet at the Lower School Building @ Green Meadow Waldorf School: 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge NY The best way to learn more about The Nature Place is by coming to an open house. You’ll be welcomed by many members of the family in our family-run camp! We’ll take you on a tour of the campus (generally two or three families at a time), give…

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Primitive Living Skills for Children – Spring Series – Session 3: Bow and Arrow Part 1

Sunday, March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series – Session 3: Bow and Arrow Part 1 Created especially for children (ages 10-14) who are eager to delve into the exciting world of primitive living skills, this series will give participants a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive living skills for all seasons. You may enroll for a series or single sessions (space permitting). Visit our Primitive Living Skills page for more details and to enroll.

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Primitive Living Skills for Families – Spring Series A – Session 2: Bowl and Spoon Making Part 1

Sunday, March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series A – Session 2: Bowl and Spoon Making Part 1 This series is for families wanting to connect with each other as well as with the earth. Our four-part Primitive Living Skills series for families covers the foundations in a fun, family-oriented way—perhaps even inspiring you to ditch the tent and propane tank on your next family camping trip. Enrolling in all four sessions will give families a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive skills across all seasons…

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Camp Fair – Union Square

Saturday, March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AltSchool Union Square, 90 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States
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We attend 11 camp fairs in New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), and 2 in New Jersey (Montclair & Ridgewood) between December and April. A camp fair is basically us bringing a slice of our open house to you, in your neighborhood. We will be at our Nature Place table, speaking to inquiring families about camp and answering questions. You’ll know it’s us by the large earth art city-stump, wooden photo trifold, and general vibe de nature.

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Camp Fair – Upper West Side

Sunday, March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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We attend 11 camp fairs in New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), and 2 in New Jersey (Montclair & Ridgewood) between December and April. A camp fair is basically us bringing a slice of our open house to you, in your neighborhood. We will be at our Nature Place table, speaking to inquiring families about camp and answering questions. You’ll know it’s us by the large earth art city-stump, wooden photo trifold, and general vibe de nature.

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Primitive Living Skills for Adults – Full-Day Workshop: Creating Fire by Friction: Build Your Own Bow Drill Kit (and Learn How to Use It!)

Saturday, March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Full-Day Workshop: Creating Fire by Friction: Build Your Own Bow Drill Kit (and Learn How to Use It!) The bow drill is one of the most reliable ways to create fire by friction. In this workshop, participants will be making their own personal bow drill kits, from start to finish. You will also learn about each individual part of the bow drill, what materials to work with/avoid, as well as work on perfecting the technical aspects of the bow drill…

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Primitive Living Skills for Children – Spring Series – Session 4: Bow and Arrow Part 2

Sunday, March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series – Session 4: Bow and Arrow Part 2 Created especially for children (ages 10-14) who are eager to delve into the exciting world of primitive living skills, this series will give participants a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive living skills for all seasons. You may enroll for a series or single sessions (space permitting). Visit our Primitive Living Skills page for more details and to enroll.

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Primitive Living Skills for Families – Spring Series B – Session 2: Bowl and Spoon Making Part 1

Sunday, March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Threefold Educational Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Spring Series B – Session 2: Bowl and Spoon Making Part 1 This series is for families wanting to connect with each other as well as with the earth. Our four-part Primitive Living Skills series for families covers the foundations in a fun, family-oriented way—perhaps even inspiring you to ditch the tent and propane tank on your next family camping trip. Enrolling in all four sessions will give families a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive skills across all seasons…

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