Ventura After School Discovery

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Program Details

  • Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Mar. 5

  • Times: 3:30 – 5:30pm

  • Ages: 6 to 11

  • Location: Ventura
  • Fee: $185.00
  • Instructor: Amy Davis
What better way to end the day than sinking into the world of nature. Balancing school structure and tech time with nature time provides children a healthy opportunity to reflect on the day, release physical and emotional energy, and discover a world that provides joy, mystery and connection. From climbing trees and rock hoping to building shelters and following animal tracks, we are engaged every minute. Watching the clouds go by is a lesson we take seriously!

Ojai After School Discovery

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Program Details

  • Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 17 – Mar. 14 (No class 2/21)

  • Times: 3:30 – 5:30pm

  • Ages: 6 to 11

  • Locations: Ojai

  • Fees: $185.00
  • Instructor: Tessa Womack
What better way to end the day than opening and sinking into the world of nature. Balancing school structure and tech time provides children a healthy opportunity to reflect on the day, release physical and emotional energy, and discover a world that provides joy, mystery and connection. From climbing trees and rock hoping to building shelters and following animal tracks, we are engaged every minute. Watching the clouds go by is a lesson we take seriously!

Half-Day Wilderness Connections

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Program Details

  • Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 16 – Mar. 13 (No class 2/13)

  • Times: 2:00 – 4:30pm

  • Ages: 5 to 8 (flexible)

  • Locations: Ojai

  • Fees: $225.00
  • Instructor: Amy Davis
What better way to fill that half-day of school than sinking into the world of nature. Balancing school structure and tech time provides children a healthy opportunity to reflect on the day, release physical and emotional energy, and discover a world that provides joy, mystery and connection. From climbing trees and rock hoping to building shelters and following animal tracks, we are engaged every minute. Watching the clouds go by is a lesson we take seriously!

Intermediate Skills & Exploration

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Program Details

  • Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 16 – Mar. 13 (No class 2/13)

  • Times: 3:00 to 5:30pm

  • Ages: 9 to 14

  • Location: Foster Park and other locations

  • Fee: $202.00
  • Instructor: TBA
Kids with some wilderness experience might choose to participate in this class that builds on their skills and nature connection. They should have done at least one other Ventura Wild program before, so they are ready to jump into more advanced whittling and building projects, more independent options and more fun! We may go farther and we definitely go deeper into play, discovery and connection. Leadership skills are emphasized and can lead to a youth internship with our younger kid programs and even employment!

Family Night Hike at Piedre Blanca

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Program Details

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 2

  • Times: 3:00 – 7:00pm

  • Ages: 2-12

  • Locations: 30 minutes North of Ojai

  • Fees: $25 per child (parents and age 0-1 free)
  • Instructor: Heather King, Amy Davis
Join us for a lovely 1.5 mile hike to Piedra Blanca (White Rocks) in the Sespe to watch the sunset and the stars come out. We will sing, tell stories and explore. Maybe a game of night sardines or wolf pack. This is a great way to enjoy your family and meet other families.