Category: Raccoon Clan

Sun, Moon, Stars

Last week at the Village, we divided up in a different way then normal! After So told everyone an amazing true story about someone named Faun who didn’t necessarily feel like a boy or a girl.  When Faun’s class of adults had to opportunity…

Raccoon Clan Fall Highlights

Greetings, friends of Feet on the Earth! I haven’t posted an update about Raccoon Clan in a while, so I want to just go over some highlights of the last month or so of our Fall Season. This is by no means a comprehensive…

Village-Wide Bird Language and Adventures with Raccoon Clan

We had a little less time than usual in our clans last week, but for good reason! Many of the mentors were full of inspiration from a weekend volunteering at a bird language workshop with Jon Young. We wanted to share some additional tools…

Primitive Pottery, Sneaking, and Snakes!

Last Village Day, Raccoon Clan got to work with some clay that I recently harvested from the Green River in Utah. Sometimes, to obtain your own clay, you can extract it from dirt using a water-processing method. After that, it often needs to be tempered to enhance its structural integrity….

2-week catch up

From the desk of Hanna: Hey Raccoon Clan Families! Had a couple of fun weeks at Raccoon Clan since we last posted. On the 13th we stayed in the northern part of the land, playing games and working together on team challenges. We followed…

Week two of the Raccoon clan spring session

Week two of the Raccoon clan spring session opened to a fresh 3 inches of powder laid down the night before. Already the signs that spring is on its way are being noticed as the sun is rising earlier and earlier, much to the…

First Day Back at Raccoon Clan, 2014!

First day back at Raccoon Clan! The land has a strong energy all its own. It really runs the program. When the children arrive, they get swept up and folded in, whether they notice it or not. We as staff thrive when we are…