“Pond”er this!

Hey Everyone, We spent our days this week with two classical elements: Fire and Water (and I suppose the Earth and Wind as well).  After measuring our tomato plants for growth, it was time for the much anticipated attempt at the Fire Bead. After a review of the basic needs of fire (heat, oxygen, and…

Paddlin’

Hey Folks, We had the great opportunity to explore off property this week with a trip down the Beaver river.  Though we had two drastically different weather days, the result was the same: lots of laughs and some new hard skills.  We were treated to an abundance of wildlife – birds galore, fish, so many…

7 Grandfather Teachings

Hey Everyone, Our focus this week was learning more about Aboriginal Culture to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of our area.  As you know, each week we routinely begin class with a smudging ceremony using white sage.  The students are always engaged and respectful throughout this circle and have become quite the little experts…