"Hi there! I am a teacher in NYC and I am interested in starting an after school program connecting children to nature- basically primitive skills, nature games, sit spot, etc... I am thinking I probably have to start a nonprofit, but I have no…"
I am very interested in outdoor classroom/school garden concept. I currently work in a school in Queens, NY that has a parking lot as a play space, with a traditional playground off to the side. I am going to be putting…"
"Hi Amy and John,
Amy, I'd love to talk at some point. Your program sounds great- it is so nice to be in touch with like-minded people and share ideas. I will call the Center (if that's ok) and we can chat.
John, this site is…"
Sorry it took so long to respond. I am a teacher and a NYS Naturalist. Right now I am working in a traditional school setting, but am very interested in applying the ideas of Cedarsong to work with older children (for an outdoor…"
"Hi Amy, I am in NY (Long Island) and unfortunately, there do not seem to be many opportunities for training here in the states. I do know that Cedarsong School will allow you to come to their location (Vashon Island, Washington-I believe)…"
I am going to the NY State Master naturalist training on September 23-25, 2011. It is offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and the class is being given at the Arnot Forest. I am not sure if there are spots open, but…"
"Hi Susan! Welcome to the forum. I'm glad you found us and look forward to your contributions. Please make yourself at home in discussions and groups and by posting photos and blogs. As a teacher and parent, you will find lots of people who…"
Hi Susan! Welcome to the forum. I'm glad you found us and look forward to your contributions. Please make yourself at home in discussions and groups and by posting photos and blogs. As a teacher and parent, you will find lots of people who share your interests. You might want to look into the Natural Teachers Network and the Natural Families Network, for starters. Cheers!