Sharing Nature with Children

May 6, 2011

Sat. May 14th, 10am-Noon

For over 40 years Ed Bieber has been sharing nature with children of all ages in many types of environments. The phrase “Nature deficit disorder” has been popularized in recent years to describe children’s disconnection from nature and the repercussions of not spending time in the natural world. This morning, during a walk around camp, Ed will show parents (and their children) through demonstrations, conversation and examples how to nurture the parent/child relationship through exploring nature in our own backyards. Parents with child(ren) are welcome. Be prepared to get a bit dirty as we may be hugging trees, still-hunting, building rock sculptures, discovering Winter skeletons, painting with nature’s crayons, following an ant and ….

Please RSVP as enrollment for this workshop is limited.

Location: 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge NY 10977