There are plenty of great resources to learn from! We are carefully compiling this page to highlight some of the best examples of nature-based programs we can find. This page is new, so keep checking back for more great content.
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Inspiration for Public and Traditional School Programs
Out of the Classroom and Into the Woods, an NPR interview with Eliza Minnucci from the Ottauquechee School in Vermont.
Sample Parent/Guardian Handbooks
The Nature Preschool at Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills, MD
North branch Nature Center Forest Preschool, Montpelier, VT
Registration and enrollment documents
Essential cold weather gear list
Supply list for outdoor learning
Outdoor potty policies
Fire-making policies and practices
Emergency plans and polices
Safety practices when using real tools (knife use, saws, hammer/nails, etc.)