NOTE: All event scheduling for our Free Forest School chapters is currently conducted through local Facebook groups. To communicate or ask something with the place, the Phone number is (613) 907-1566. Kids at our events love exploring forests by building a fort with fallen sticks and branches, throwing stones or splashing in one of the many creeks, jumping in muddy puddles, and tossing autumn leaves. February 2020 [CDATA[ */ 08/06/2019 Forest School Canada . Ottawa Forest and Nature School offers the following programs: Ottawa Forest and Nature School is not able to offer before or after care or transportation. She spent the week outside at what is now the site of the Ottawa Forest and Nature School, learning everything from how to do risk assessments, to understanding emotional intelligence and how that applies in a Forest School setting. 1 – Gillispie School on Splashing and Singing: What can children learn from playing in the rain?Archives Most days include a wandering out along the forest paths, or sidewalks in Nearby Nature programs, to a space that’s been chosen for play. For Ottawa-based forest school news, please follow the Ottawa Forest and Nature School. Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine. November 2019 Forest School Canada is the flagship educational project of the Child and Nature Alliance. Free Activities for Kids in Ottawa We share a snack, take a hike, play in the woods, and have circle time. It has member schools from Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, and Ottawa Counties. Lost Your Password? Read More We share a snack, take a hike, play in the woods, and have circle time. Copyright © 2017 Free Forest School. You can keep an eye out for that date through our Facebook and email newsletter. A Statement from the FFS Board of Directors, Everyday Outside Inspirations VIII: Bringing play indoors, Making Sense of The World: Using small-world play to understand the big picture, Everyday Outside Inspirations VII – STEAM Learning Outdoors, Gillispie EC Ideas & Resources – Vol. If you are joining a Free Forest School meeting you have read and signed our waiver. Check out the Free Forest School blog! [/members_not_logged_in] July 2019 The facilitators for each meeting are parent volunteers who serve to establish a meeting point and nothing more; facilitators do not have first aid training or first aid kits.You are responsible for the safety of yourself and your children. 1,517 Followers, 219 Following, 324 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Ottawa Forest & Nature School (@ottawa_fns) Fall-Winter-Spring Community Programs Parent Handbook, OFNS-OCDSB Partnership Parent/Teacher Handbook. Some of the best moments at Free Forest School happen when a child overcomes an obstacle they’ve been working hard to conquer. Share this:PrintFacebookLinkedInPinterest Currently the Supervisors Office, District Offices, and the Ottawa Visitor Center are fully accessible. Everyday Outside Inspirations VIII: Bringing play indoors Kanata mom designs a new life. Making Sense of The World: Using small-world play to understand the big picture November 2017 Join our Chapter Published on October 18, 2020 Read More The facilitators for each meeting are parent volunteers who serve to establish a meeting point and nothing more; facilitators do not have first aid training or first aid kits.You are responsible for the safety of yourself and your children. June 2019 Fall 2020. Some of the best moments at Free Forest School happen when a child overcomes an obstacle they’ve been working hard to conquer. June 2020 It was especially rewarding to see a little boy finally get dirty and enjoy the mud after weeks of refusing to get his boots muddy. It was especially rewarding to see a little boy finally get dirty and enjoy the mud after weeks of refusing to get his boots muddy. The Ottawa Forest and Nature School is located inside Wesley Clover Campground, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 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