Tag: Colorado

The Mink Clan Boys Brave the Winter

Wow it has been a great past two weeks with Mink Clan! To be honest, I was slightly nervous about the prospect of leading the boys in program through the winter months. But how my fears have been unwarranted! I could not be more…

Tracking With Mink Clan, Bobcats Oh My!

Today we had quite the tracking adventure across the creek to an area of the land we have never visited before. Recently with the snow, following animal prints is so easy but without the white fluffy stuff I thought showing the boys the more…

Spring Session Begins With Mink Clan

  Mink Clan is our homeschool program especially designed for boys aged six to seven. A perfect opportunity to positively direct the frisky mink energy and cultivate the love for nature! This past week we started out our chilly day chatting in the cozy…

Week 4: Sacred Plum Harvest

To teach the tradition and practice of the sacred harvest, we gathered wild plums and apples on this day. The sacred harvest is a method of harvest where the harvester first asks permission of the plant for their fruits. They can do this silently…

Week 3: Connecting With Each Other, Nature, and Ourselves

      We started off with a fun game of Coyote and Hare today, which mimics the natural interactions between these two local animals. The girls ran around for a while until we joined in a circle for Thanksgiving, song and snack. We…

Robin Circle’s First Week 1 – Welcome Back

  A sunny and warm day welcomed us back to Robin’s Circle last week. Faces familiar and new to me joined us at the picnic tables, where old friends connected and new friends were made. To break the ice, we played a fast game…