Learning Story – Bushkids Snow Castle Construction

Learning Story – Bushkids Snow Castle Construction The Week of December 6, 2022 What Happened? This Tuesday we continued to explore the lake. Every Bushkid spent time on the lake today and the kinds of play were so varied! The weather apps were saying it was a cold day with an even colder wind – … Read more

Learning Story – Donovan’s Trapping Camp

Learning Story – Donovan’s Trapping Camp The Week of November 15, 2022 What did we do?  This was our second time at Donovan’s camp and it was really clear that our Bushkids were familiar and settled in quickly. Last time a lot of our day was spent discovering the camp and surrounding  areas and there … Read more

Learning Story – Taking Care of Ourselves

Learning Story – Taking Care of Ourselves The Week of October 25, 2022 What happened?  This morning, in our opening circle, we asked the group what they thought we should be thankful for today. “The land!” was one of the first responses. We had such a beautiful day of exploring our land and harvests that … Read more

Learning Story – Swinging and Hiding/ Risky Play

Learning Story – Swinging and Hiding/ Risky Play Week of October 11, 2022 What Happened? Even though we had one of our windiest and coldest days so far this fall, the Bushkids were excited to play outside and explore many different activities. They continued their Bush Stores from the previous session, cleaned and cooked a … Read more

Learning Story – Bush Stores Revived

Learning Story – Bush Stores Revived The Week of September 27, 2022 What Happened? On this remarkably warm and sunny fall day, many of the Bushkids revived an ongoing game they had been playing on and off for the past two years: setting up “stores” where everyone buys and sells goods either found or produced … Read more

Learning Story – Questions About the Ekwǫ̀ (Caribou)

Learning Story – Questions About the Ekwǫ̀ (Caribou) The Week of September 20, 2022 What Happened? Today we ate so much ekwǫ̀ (caribou). This was gifted to us by educator Cailey and her family. We shared questions about the ekwǫ̀: where did it come from?, how does it stay warm all winter?, what part of … Read more