Ventura Wild Winter 2023 Programs


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Ventura Wild

Ventura Wild rekindles a deep sense of belonging and connection to wild places by nurturing awareness, knowledge, skills and stewardship in the natural world. We are an education program of Ventura Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our registration fees cover the cost of running the program and that’s it. Our team of highly experienced and skilled outdoor educators are simply here to share the joy and love of nature while tending and protecting our environment.

The lands we visit are the traditional and ancestral homeland of the Chumash People.

VENTURA WILD WINTER 2023 PROGRAMS DAY TIME AGE LOCATION
Bear Cubs Forest Preschool Program MON & WED 9:00 – 1:00 PM 3 – 5 Foster Park, Hayden Preserve
Coyote Homeschool MON 9:15 – 12:45 PM 5 – 7 Ventura
Heron Homeschool MON 9:30 – 1:00 PM 7 – 10 Ojai & Ventura
Fox Kits Forest Preschool Program TUES & THURS 9:00 – 1:00 PM 3 – 5 Foster Park, Hayden Preserve
Big Bear Little Bear TUES 9:30 – 11:30 AM 2 – 4 Ojai & Ventura
Ventura Explorers TUES 3:30 – 5:30 PM 5 – 7 Ventura
Intermediate Skills WED 3:00 – 5:30 PM 10 – 12 Ojai & Ventura
Ojai Explorers WED 3:30 – 5:30 PM 5 – 7 Ojai
Caterpillars & Butterflies  THURS 10:00 – 12:00 PM 0 – 2 Ojai & Ventura
Ojai After School THURS 3:30 – 5:30 PM 7 – 9 Ojai
Ventura After School THURS 3:30 – 5:30 PM 7 – 9 Ventura
Los Pajaritos Forest Preschool Program FRI 9:00 – 1:00 PM 3 – 5 Foster Park

MONDAY

Age: 5 – 7 yrs

Coyote Homeschool

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 9th – Mar. 27th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 20th
Day: Mondays
Time: 9:15 – 12:45 PM
Age: 5 – 7
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $615
Lead Staff: Amy Davis
Location: Ventura

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MONDAY

Age: 7 – 10 yrs

Heron Homeschool

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 9th – Mar. 27th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 20th
Day: Mondays
Time: 9:30 – 1:00 PM
Age: 7 – 10
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $615
Lead Staff: Sara MacCracken
Location: Ojai & Ventura

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TUESDAY

Age: 2 – 4 yrs

Big Bear Little Bear

Parent/Guardian + Child
Dates:
Jan. 10th – Mar. 28th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 21st
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Age: 2 – 4
Max Group Size: 10 participants
Price: $450
Lead Staff: Sara MacCracken
Location: Ojai & Ventura

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TUESDAY

Age: 5 – 7 yrs

Ventura Explorers

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 10th – Mar. 28th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 21st
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Age: 5 – 7
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $475
Lead Staff: Melissa Ruiz & Amy Davis
Location: Ventura

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WEDNESDAY

Age: 5 – 7 yrs

Ojai Explorers

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 11th – Mar. 29th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 22nd
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Age: 5 – 7
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $475
Lead Staff: Erik Clearwater
Location: Ojai

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WEDNESDAY

Age: 10 – 12 yrs

Intermediate Skills

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 11th – Mar. 29th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 22nd
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 3:00 – 5:30 PM
Age: 10 – 12
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $525
Lead Staff: Sara MacCracken & Amy Davis
Location: Ojai & Ventura

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THURSDAY

Age: 0 – 2 yrs

Caterpillars & Butterflies

Parent/Guardian + Child
Dates:
Jan. 12th – Mar. 30th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 23rd
Day: Thursdays
Time: 10:00 – 12:00 PM
Age: 0 – 2
Max Group Size: 10 participants
Price: $450
Lead Staff: Gina Gerard
Location: Ojai & Ventura

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THURSDAY

Age: 7 – 9 yrs

Ventura After School

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 12th – Mar. 30th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 23rd
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Age: 7 – 9
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $475
Lead Staff: Kaitlyn Newett & Amy Davis
Location: Ventura

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THURSDAY

Age: 7 – 9 yrs

Ojai After School

Drop Off
Dates:
Jan. 12th – Mar. 30th (11 weeks)
NO program Feb. 23rd
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Age: 7 – 9
Max Group Size: 12 participants
Price: $475
Lead Staff: Erik Clearwater
Location: Ojai

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