Photos from Fall session at Field School

By |2017-01-25T14:46:36+00:00December 6th, 2014|Field School|

Leaf fortress prior to leaf fight! Food for the garden worms      The calmest you'll ever see Nevin, asleep in the hammock we built.    Keepin cozy  Mo reading Winnie the Pooh  Our first successful flaming arrows, after many a failed attempt  Sage is floating in front of the Hickory!    Robin the Druid [...]

Tiny Adventures: Parting Gifts

By |2017-01-25T13:47:00+00:00September 27th, 2014|Field School|

     To set the tone for the changing of the season, I'd like to share this video of acorn bliss from this past week.  Kiddos have been joining the ranks of the Blue Jays and Gray Squirrels participating in this year's acorn mast.     The times they are a changing, and this week's Spreading [...]

Tiny Adventures – Nature Mysteries

By |2017-01-25T13:47:03+00:00September 15th, 2014|Field School|

An ant discovering a tiny worldCarrying on with the theme of tiny, this week's challenge is to find a tiny world and study it. At the Field School, we create fairy houses, build orc shelters, discover hidden lairs, caverns, hideaways, magical lyceums, and so many other worlds. We imagine them inhabited by Dale the Fire [...]

Photos from River Otter Water Week

By |2017-01-25T13:47:13+00:00July 19th, 2014|Field School|

River Water Otter Week celebrates Lake Champlain with an exploration of Rock Point's shoreline. We spent much of our time snorkeling, canoeing, swimming, and jumping off rocks! Our culminating adventure was a paddle from Mink Bay around Rock Point and all the way to downtown Burlington for some delicious creemees. We made flags for the [...]

Photos and Videos from Field School

By |2017-01-25T13:47:19+00:00May 30th, 2014|Field School|

We have more amazing photos and videos captured on our camera phones then we will ever have time to post, but I thought I would share a few of them here. Ryder's story of Bindiana Phones, which he came up with on the spot!On our last overnight, we were in a super playful and musical [...]

Spring Projects

By |2017-01-25T13:47:21+00:00May 18th, 2014|Field School|

 We have a new lending "library". I built this for books for kids that will inspire them to connect to the natural world. Next time you're out at Rock Point, check it out - take a book, leave a book. Also, we're looking for a gnome to preside over the library, or at least to [...]

Splash!

By |2017-01-25T13:47:25+00:00May 15th, 2014|Field School|

On Tuesday, the Photography Guild also spent a little bit of time playing around with the camera's sport mode. Issac and I spent a while at the waterfront trying to photograph splashes.

Photography Guild

By |2017-01-25T13:47:29+00:00May 14th, 2014|Field School|

Very camouflaged moth on red oak (Isaac)For guilds today, we split up into a wild animal tracking and trailing guild (Lauren), a wildflower identification guild (Anna), a storytelling guild (Sam), and a photography guild. I've loved photography since I borrowed my mom's old Canon in high school and drove around my town late at night [...]

April Alive vacation week camp!

By |2017-01-25T13:47:34+00:00May 1st, 2014|Field School|

This past week we held an April vacation camp while the field school took a break for April vacation.  We had an amazing group of kiddos out on the land with us, some new faces and some old, and went on all sorts of adventures! We started the week off working on harvest baskets, digging [...]