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Looking to get outside this fall? The Rewilding School builds community and develops your outdoor skills, all while keeping everyone safe. Using seasonally available resources, their fully outdoor programs allow folks of every age to explore and connect to our beloved wild places.
The Rewilding School’s Wildlings program is for kids ages 1-4 to learn together with their caregivers. Kids will safely socialize as they do fun seasonal activities like making a campfire, foraging edible plants, building woodland shelters, catching critters, exploring forest colors and textures through stories, and crafting their own creations from woodland materials. Wildlings is offered in the mornings from Tuesday – Saturday, at four beautiful locations in Chappaqua, Mt. Kisco, Croton-on-Hudson, and Sleepy Hollow.
Their Afterschool program is for kids in Grades First – Sixth, and teaches wilderness survival skills like making fires, building shelters, tracking animals, foraging, and more. Afterschool also teaches how to make ancestral crafts such as; making stone tools, basket weaving, cordage making, and leather working. Afterschool is offered in the late afternoon from Tuesday – Friday at Mt. Kisco.
The Rewilding School safely builds community with small group sizes and mask wearing for anyone over age 2 when within three feet of each other.