Children of the Earth Foundation
Rating: 5 stars 33 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth, Education, Environment, Sports
Location: 928 Route 9 Manahawkin NJ 08050 USA
Target demographics: Programs are offered for children and teens age 4 to 17 and their families and for groups such as schools, homeschool associations, boy and girl scouts and others who desire to reconnect children with nature.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 250 children to make a deeper connection with the Earth
Geographic areas served: NJ, NY, PA, & MA
Programs: In this program, youth and teens age 4-17, and their parents or guardians attend a week learning survival, tracking and nature awareness. They learn the ancient skills of making fire without matches, how to make shelters from the landscape, collecting edible and medicinal plants and much more. All teachings help participants change their relationship with the natural world, learning respect and appreciation for what we take from the land to sustain ourselves. So many leave transformed by this new relationship with the Earth.
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