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Outdoor Ed

Happy Wanderings…Sophia Mundi Outdoor Education Program

Happy Wanderings…Sophia Mundi Outdoor Education Program

If you were asked to justify the actions of your life to others, where would you begin? If you were dedicated to making positive connections with nature, cultivating purposeful interactions and meaningful explorations in the field, could you explained that clearly? My world finds the joy in ordinary things and believes in living simply. So […]

How to: Start a Kitchen Garden-Alternative Education Programs

Tending to a kitchen garden and producing family meals from them, can be a great way for children to understand and enjoy healthy eating, says Robyn Cook. The schools-based Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program is designed to be implemented with a school’s curriculum, in which students across Years 3 to 7 learn everything they need […]

Class 8 Ski Camp – Sophia Mundi Steiner Education – Outdoor Education

Class 8 has just returned from camp at Falls Creek in an ebullient state. One of the students, who struggles with being away from home, described it  on the day we arrived as the “best camp ever”. He maintained that position throughout. As we drove up the mountain there was a ripple of excitement running […]

Take it Outside! – Steiner School – Steiner Education

By Rae Pica Tony sits focused on his computer screen. Keisha’s watching her favorite television program. And Kim is enthusiastically playing video games. What do these three scenarios have in common? They’re all taking place indoors – a situation becoming more and more typical in the lives of American children. There are a number of […]

High School Outdoor Education – Independant schools approach

High school Outdoor Education The High School Outdoor program consists of journey based camps. We encourage a sense of connection and we often revisit locations they have been before. It is important in the High school to reconnect with their younger years and see a place in a new light. Our program is unique as […]