What: How to be at peace in wild lands for kids 7 to 11 years old. (6-years-old, okay)
Where: Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd., NW
(Between Montano & Paseo del Norte at Bosque Meadows Rd.)
When: July 24th, 25th
Aug. 7th, 8th and 11th 10am - 3pm
Cost: $25 a day; limit 15 student per day; registration required
Contact: Joshua Willis, Parks & Recreation Dept., Open Space Division, 505-897-8856, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.cabq.gov/openspace
This training is designed to allow students to develop a sense of confidence in wild places.
Plants, insects and animals have many stories to tell.
Simply knowing these entities are present in each and every landscape or cityscape can bring one to an understanding of the important roles they play in the web of life.
Not fearing these things will bestow a sense of peace to ones life for a lifetime.
TOPICS COVERED IN ONE DAY SESSION:
Relating to the Wild Ones: How to be and behave around animals that are wild.
Herbal Walk: Plant identification and medicinal value
Water and Shelter: How do these two things nourish us to be at peace in wilderness?
Resource Conservation: A creative project concerning endangered species and recycling.