Archive for February, 2014

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Would your child like to play in the woods, make forts and flower chains, and create art inspired by nature? Are your older kids ready for hiking, biking, swimming, fashion design or jewelry-making? Turtle Lane offers Art and Nature camps for children ages 3-8 and Adventure camps for active 8-12 year olds.  Campers of all ages will enjoy summer fun on the Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s 22 acres of fields, forests and gardens. Learn more…

If you have any questions about Turtle Lane Camp, please get in touch with Abigail Diehl-Noble, Camp Director.

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Wednesday, March 19, 7:00pm

Face-To-Face: Teaching Teenagers What They Need To Know

Even in the digital age, teenagers need deep, personal relationships with adults and peers who see them for who they are–and who they might become. Florian Osswald, a Waldorf high school teacher and educational consultant from Switzerland with 30 years of experience in the fields of math and technology, will present a public talk on how parents and educators can inspire creative, analytic and human thinking in young people today.

“Teaching adolescents in this time of great complexity demands that we develop our capacities of intuition, moving toward the future rather than working with concepts and actions based on the past,” explains Osswald. “To succeed in our schools, we must also address the young person’s longing to build strong community.”

Osswald consults with schools around the world and is in the United States as the keynote speaker of the 2014 AWSNA Northeast/Quebec Regional Conference. The Lake Champlain Waldorf School is honored to host Osswald’s public talk, Face-to-Face: Teaching Teenagers What They Really Need to Know, on Wednesday, March 19th at 7 p.m. at the school’s Turtle Lane Campus in Shelburne.

$10 suggested donation. Please RSVP to Pam Graham (802) 985-2827 ext. 12.

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Saturday, March 15th, 10:00-11:30

Spend the morning with your 3-6 year old playing at the Waldorf kindergarten. Enjoy fresh pancakes, maple syrup, circle time and puppet play. Early childhood teachers will be on hand to answer parents’ questions while children make crafts, play in the classrooms, and explore outside. FREE.

For more information and to reserve a spot for your child, please contact: Pam Graham

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Tuesday, March 11th, 7-9 p.m.

Join biodynamic farmer, scholar, food activist Doug Flack for a workshop on healthy foods for the whole family. Over the past 125 years with the increased industrialization of food, denatured, empty carb grains have been eroding our health. Come discover ancient techniques for utilizing whole grains, beans, nuts, and seeds and learn traditional ways to prepare them to maximize their taste, nutrition, and digestibility. Doug will offer recipe demonstrations and food samples throughout the evening.

This FREE workshop is made possible by the Forrest and Frances Lattner Foundation.

Here’s a link to the article that recently appeared in Shelburne News.

RSVP to JoAnne Dennee.