Upcoming Fox Trail Courses And Events

Outdoor Adventure Program, THURSDAYS at CT Wilderness Campus, SPRING TERM: March 15 - May 24, 2018

Ages: 10-14

**Please note: this is a separate program from our Outdoor Adventure Program, Mondays at CT Nature Center, SPRING TERM...**

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This program is for kids who want to build their relationship with the outdoors. We focus on Nature Connection through traditional living skills such as friction fire, shelter building, tracking, storytelling and so much more. We provide an evolving structure for the kids to discover nature and their role in it, with a heavy emphasis on fun, creativity and open exploration. Our goal is for the students to gain a relationship with the skills while feeling comfortable in their natural world; to gain a confidence in the ever-changing environment of nature; to feel safe with an understanding of not only how to remain alive in the wilderness, but how to live in harmony with the Earth and each other.

Tuition: $350 (10 total classes)

Dates: Thursdays, March 15 - May 24, 2018 (no class during spring break -- March 29th)

Time: 1:00-4:00 (Sign-in begins at 12:45)

Location: CT Wilderness Campus, outside of Ashland (details provided upon registration)

Maximum enrollment: 20 students

Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation needs to be received ten (10) days prior to the first day of the seasonal term in order to receive a full refund minus a $40 processing fee per transaction. No refunds are issued if cancellation occurs within ten (10) days of your class.

Outdoor Adventure Program, MONDAYS at CT Nature Center, SPRING TERM: March 12 - May 21, 2018

Ages: 6-9

**Please note: this is a separate program from our Outdoor Adventure Program, Thursdays at CT Wilderness Campus, SPRING TERM...**

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This program is for kids who want to build their relationship with the outdoors. We focus on Nature Connection through traditional living skills such as friction fire, shelter building, tracking, storytelling and so much more. We provide an evolving structure for the kids to discover nature and their role in it, with a heavy emphasis on fun, creativity and open exploration. Our goal is for the students to gain a relationship with the skills while feeling comfortable in their natural world; to gain a confidence in the ever-changing environment of nature; to feel safe with an understanding of not only how to remain alive in the wilderness, but how to live in harmony with the Earth and each other.

Tuition: $350 (10 total classes)

Dates: Mondays, March 12 - May 21, 2018 (no class during spring break -- March 26th)

Time: 1:00-4:00 (Sign-in begins at 12:45)

Location: Coyote Trails Nature Center (click here for directions)

Maximum enrollment: 20 students

Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation needs to be received ten (10) days prior to the first day of the seasonal term in order to receive a full refund minus a $40 processing fee per transaction. No refunds are issued if cancellation occurs within ten (10) days of your class.

Coyote Pups Outdoor Preschool, Jan 8 - May 30, 2018

Ages: 3-5 (must be potty-trained)

Throughout the term, your child will enjoy games and activities that build body awareness and develop large motor skills. They will learn about plants and animals through observation, creative play and stories, and will discover how plants and animals depend on water in our valley’s watershed. Opening and closing circles will give children opportunities for sharing what they have learned and expressing ideas or experiences. Sit spots will provide quiet time for tapping into senses and deepening awareness to the natural world. Developing a philosophy of living in harmony with the Earth will be encouraged.

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Learning outside employs children’s natural instinct to explore and addresses the growing evidence that being outside lowers the risk of obesity, improves balance and agility, reduces stress, aids healing and improves self-regulation. The school’s outdoor dome provides the added bonus of a magical shelter when the need arises or an activity may be enhanced by an "indoor" setting. This Preschool is Recorded with the State of Oregon.

Time: 9am-Noon (Sign-in beginning at 8:45am).

Days: Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (see calendar below)

Location: Coyote Trails Nature Center (click here for directions)

Tuition: $2,052 (6 payments of $342 -- first payment due upon registration to secure your spot)

        -- Save 5% by registering and paying in full by December 22nd, 2017 ($1,950 total).
        -- To take advantage of this offer: when you register online, fill in the amount/deposit field with "$1,950"

Important Dates:

  •  Parent AND Child Meet-and-Greet Dates: Monday Nov. 27 @ 4pm or Tuesday Nov. 28 @ 4pm, 2017
  •  Deadline to register and pay deposit: December 22, 2017
  •  Class in session: January 8 - May 30, 2018
  •  (No School: Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26-28, May 28)
  •  Parent Day/Visit: every Wednesday from 11:30am-Noon (For parents of registered students only. Please call to schedule a visit if you are not yet enrolled.)

Enrollment: minimum 6 students, maximum 12

Payment-Plan Schedule:

  •  1st payment due December 22, 2017
  •  2nd payment due January 17, 2018
  •  3rd payment due February 7, 2018
  •  4th payment due March 7, 2018
  •  5th payment due April 4, 2018
  •  6th payment due May 2, 2018

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Intro to Wildlife Tracking, October 21, 2017

Ages: 10-Adult

The ground beneath your very feet is full of stories, just waiting to be discovered! Come learn your tracking ABCs with us-- you might never look at the ground the same way again!

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Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Cost: $15/student

Location: CT Nature Center (directions here)

Time: 1-3pm

Please dress for the outdoors. No experience required! (Registration closes by Oct. 17). 

Cancellation Pollicy:  There is a $10 fee for each day-class registration cancelled or changed.  Notification of cancellation needs to be received four (4) days prior to the first day of your class in order to receive a full refund minus a $10 processing fee for each student.  No refunds are issued if cancellation occurs within less than four (4) days of your class.

Seniors Fireside Circle-Up, October 23, 2017

Ages: 60+

Are you itching to be outdoors, but don’t know where to start? Are your outdoor skills rusty? Join other seniors for short walks along our Nature Center trails, be introduced to some basic outdoor awareness skills, enjoy fireside discussions, and brain storm about future classes and activities!

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Date: Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Time: 1-3 pm
Location: Coyote Trails Nature Center (click here for directions)
Cost: $10/participant