A snow ocean filled with fish

A snow ocean filled with fish

Hey Folks, We were greeted this morning by a bunch of lovely birds hanging out in our Trembling Aspen trees, yet to identified, they did sound very peaceful and nice background music to our day. Our morning was engrossed with boats, submarines, oceans and hunting. But our students weren’t just hunting for any kind of fish, they were diving deep into the depths of the oceans, to the deepest darkest

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Snowshoes and Snow Cheetahs?

Snowshoes and Snow Cheetahs?

Hey Folks, We didn’t notice any super storm today, but we did discover new dens, plants and play! The hunt for the perfect slide was on our radar this morning and while we all had fun sliding through the trees others still feel like there is a hidden gem just waiting to be found and slid on. The powder gave us a great opportunity to build an awesome throne around

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New paths create new memories

New paths create new memories

Hey Folks, There is nothing more joyful and pure than observing children in their natural environment and doing what children do best, which is to play! It’s pretty fascinating on how a child’s play start one way and seamlessly transition into something else, and then again and again. This morning our students discovered bum slide hill had turned into super fast slippy slide hill, where we inevitably had to prepare

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Imagination Play!

Imagination Play!

Hi Folks, As per usual another day flew by, just like a flock of Canadian Geese. This morning our students dove right into hunting our longest lasting imagination play – The “Wolf”. The children bunkered down into their fortress and guarded themselves with colourful TNT, binoculars to spot the “wolf” and magic pinecones. They have successfully trapped him, but who knows what will happen next week.. We spent our afternoon

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Hi Friends, We hope everyone had a pleasant holiday and memorable new year. We were super excited to hear all about our students new stories and adventures they got up to on their break. This morning we welcomed new and familiar faces to our morning circle. Our students were also engrossed with our new forest and discoveries were all around us. We used our mighty strength and climbed up very

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You can find us in Cedar Grove.

You can find us in Cedar Grove.

Hi Friends, Can you believe it? We flew through our Fall semester faster than we thought and what an amazing adventure we’ve had, and today was no exception. Check out our poem at the end of our blog :). We were excited to see ice everywhere this morning, which led us into ice machines, track identification, hockey, digging for gems and crystals, ice dancing and ice destruction. Our interest even

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Ice rinks and Animal Tracks

Ice rinks and Animal Tracks

Hi Friends, This week at Forest School we we felt very reflective as we looked back on our time spent together, and laughed about our stories, memories and new friends we have all created. We must say finding tracks today is an understatement, we discovered highways of animal tracks, and it was pretty amazing to see how many times they crossed paths. We discovered Coyote, Mouse, Squirrel, Deer, Porcupine among many

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Nature’s Playground

Nature’s Playground

Hi Friends, When was the last time you climbed to the tippy top of a tree? Or heard the sound of a bird flying overhead or the creeks and cracks of dancing trees? Our students were put right in the thick of all these beautiful sounds today among so much more!  Characteristics of a Blue Heron: Provides messages of self- determination and self- reliance. They follow their unique wisdom and

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Chipmunks and Cedar Trees

Chipmunks and Cedar Trees

Hi Folks, We have said it before and we will say it again, we can not believe how fast our day flies when we are having fun! We kept busy this morning by constructing tunnels, relaxing on the hammocks, dodging meteors, building little and GIANT snowmen, discovering abandonded paper wasp nests, catching winter spiders and playing games, so needless to say we kept busy! Each morning our students will take

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