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Magic Potions With Plants
Kenzie McDonald & Sarah Vecci
Come gather ‘round the cauldron and learn about herbal medicine. We will use all of our senses to get to know some plant friends and concoct a potion to take home.
Christine Hubbard, Cara Davenport & Sarah Elliot
Kids will have the opportunity to create their own nature journals and then learn how to capture their observations of the natural world using a variety of mediums.
Moving With The Earth
This workshop gets you up and moving! Come join Anna explore the relationship between our bodies and the world around us through movement activities and games!
Valentines From The Heart
Continuing a wonderful Children's Conference tradition, children of all ages will work with beautiful cloth and paper to create handmade Valentines for children undergoing treatment at Vermont Medical Center. We will also be creating colorful food-and-farming art to celebrate Vermont!
Making HOmemade Icecream
Sophia Giovannetti & Becky Castle
Join the Sisters of Anarchy for a once in a lifetime chance to make your very own hand crank ice cream! Workshop will include learning the science of ice cream making, hand cranking on an old fashion machine, and of course...taste testing the final product!
Jon Weisbecker, Sean Morrissey & Jules Lees
Kids will get the chance to assemble their own laser cut container for a starter basil plant that they can watch grow and use for meals at home!
Art From Place
Sense of place will be explored through community and art making. We will use natural inks, vegetable prints and found items as materials for mobiles, paintings and layering.
Yoga for Kids
Kids will connect with their breath and body in a vinyasa flow tailored to their age group!
Full Circle Sheep
Kelly Davis & Ginny Cooke
Learn all about sheep and how we use their beautiful wool. We will have a chance to practice each step in the art wool processing from shearing to washing to picking and carding, dyeing, all the way to felting. We will culminate by getting our hands soapy and making a wet felted project to take home!
Moo To You
Madeline McGonagle, Rachel Deonigi & Rachel Proctor
Students will understand why dairy farmers raise cows for milk and how cows are connected to common foods they eat at home. They will receive an introduction into cow body parts and have an opportunity to make butter.
Alida Farrell & Nina Daniels
Why do farmers want chickens on their farms? In this workshop, children will explore all the wonderful products we get from chickens through hands-on activities from chicken-dressup to making a scrambled egg snack!
Nate from Kroka Expeditions will help lead us in fun and creative group games!