Summer Programs: ages 5+

NEW LOCATION!

Location: Slaterville Springs, NY, on a piece of land called Frosty Hollow. The Earth Arts Tiny House lives here, stocked with microscopes, field guides, and art supplies and will be our research center. We will have 23 acres for exploring; including woods, 2 ponds, wild apple trees, an apple orchard, huge vegetable garden, and a quiet stream and bridges meandering through a Fairy Village. Located 9 miles east of center Ithaca. There will also be an indoor shelter, with wood stove heat for inclement weather. 

These programs will be limited to 10 children, with 2 instructors, and will follow the current NYS COVID guidelines.

Please send child daily with: appropriate footwear and clothing for the woods and the weather, a snack, lunch, water bottle (or 2!), and a backpack. A change of clothes and shoes can be brought and kept at base camp at each location.


Roaming Gnomes

July 26 – July 29, 9am-3pm

Mentors: Monica Bosworth and Julie Nichols Kulik
Fee: $275-350/ four day week, self determined sliding scale

This week will have a similar rhythm to the Earth Arts Homeschool Program, (formally known as the Lantern Program) that will happen at Frosty Hollow. Through observation, games, forest walks, crafts, aynd a welcoming community, children will increase their awareness of the woods and the place they live. They’ll discover who lives in the forest and record their journeys through natural pigment drawings, mapping, clay and fiber sculptures, and stories.Who: For ages 5-9 (older by invitation only)


Stories, Art and Wisdom

Aug 2-5, 9am-3pm

Mentors: Monica Bosworth and Julie Nichols Kulik
Fee: $275-350/ four day week, self determined sliding scale

This week will have a similar rhythm to the Earth Arts Homeschool Program, (formally known as the Lantern Program) that will happen in Frosty Hollow. People from all over the world have traditions and stories that are filled with wisdom. The power of storytelling will come alive daily to create community this week. Stories of courage, respect, balance, and sharing will make way for group activities that embody these values. The week includes crafts, a craft giveaway, rhythm, and music-making using instruments handcrafted by the children.