Ventura After School Discovery

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Program Details

  • Dates: Oct. 2 – Nov. 27 (No class Oct. 23)

  • Day: Tuesdays

  • Times: 3:30 – 5:30

  • Ages: 6 to 11

  • Location: Ventura
  • Fee: $165.00
  • Instructor: Amy Davis
An introduction to local trails and hang-outs, the best climbing trees, and what plants are edible and poisonous. Gain confidence and knowledge through games, stories, songs and skills. Learn whittling, fire making, shelter building, way-finding and sensory awareness. Discover mud, clouds, sticks, rocks, bugs and water. Ask questions, follow curiosity, play play play! Nature makes kids smarter, healthier and happier, so come outside to play, learn, explore and make friends!

1. Ventura After School Discovery
2. Ojai After School Discovery
3. Intermediate Skills & Leadership

4. Piedre Blanca Family Nighthike

Intermediate Skills & Leadership

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Program Details

  • Dates: Oct. 3 – Nov. 28 (No class Oct. 24, Oct. 31, Nov. 21)

  • Days: Wednesdays

  • Times: 3:30 to 6:00pm

  • Ages: 9 to 12

  • Location: Ojai & Ventura

  • Fee: $215.00
  • Instructor: TBA
Participants interested in more craft and building projects will love this class! Options may include mask making, nature habitats, extended whittling, foraging and food preservation, musical instruments, jewelry and weaving projects, plant dying wool, shelter building and fire craft. Children should be capable of focused skills and more adventurous play. There will always be time for exploration, wandering and adventure.

Ojai After School Discovery

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Program Details

  • Dates: Oct. 4 – Nov. 29 (No class Nov. 22)

  • Days: Thursdays

  • Times: 3:30 – 5:30

  • Ages: 6 to 11

  • Locations: Ojai

  • Fees: $165.00
  • Instructor: TBA
An introduction to local trails and hang-outs, the best climbing trees, and what plants are edible and poisonous. Gain confidence and knowledge through games, stories, songs and skills. Learn whittling, shelter building, way-finding and sensory awareness. Discover mud, clouds, sticks, rocks, bugs and water. Ask questions, follow curiosity, play play play! Nature makes kids smarter, healthier and happier, so come outside to play, learn, explore and make friends!

Family Night Hike at Piedre Blanca

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Program Details

  • Dates: Oct. 5

  • Day: Friday

  • Times: 5:30pm – 9:30pm

  • Ages: Families

  • Locations: Piedre Blanca is above Ojai

  • Fees: $25 per child
  • Instructor: Heather King, Sara MacCracken
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.

Wednesday Half-Day After School 2:00 – 5:00

(Please email Heather if you want this program!)