Apprentice of the Wild- Topanga
- 65 US dollars$65
Time: 10am-2pm Location: Topanga Age: 7+ Cost: $65 Instructor: Chris Morasky Parents are welcome to join us but not required. In week three of the 4 class Topanga series, we'll go back in time to a place 20 million-year-old fossils. This location has the most biodiversity of all the Topanga spots, so we never quite know what we'll encounter. We've tracked mountain lions here, despite it being so close to Topanga Canyon Blvd. We often find native California tree frogs here, too. This is a big adventure day! This is a mentoring program. We will track coyotes and deer, learn edible and medicinal plants, move silently, feel the natural rhythm of the land, and discover ancient wisdom as we “seek what they sought.” All classes are taught with love, compassion, non-violent communication (NVC) methods, and the inherent principles of living a life in Harmony with the Earth. Some of the experiences your child may have during this series include: Exploring Nature immersion games Sensory awareness, expanded vision Silent walking and stalking Tracking and reading animal sign Camouflage Safe use of knives and knife sharpening Edible and medicinal plants Shelter design and concepts for insulation and weatherproofing Shelter location based on topography Making rope/string from plants for fishing line, nets, snares, etc. Digging sticks and rabbit sticks Primitive hygiene (making soap, toothbrush and comb) Paiute deadfall trap Safety outdoors (poisonous plants, insects, reptiles, bear and mtn. lion) Useful knots Outdoors cooking methods and wild teas Accessing intuition Navigation Traditional and modern stories Wilderness ethics
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