• Urban Ecology: A Natural Way to Transform Kids, Parks, Cities, and the World

    Book Review

    Urban Ecology: A Natural Way to Transform Kids, Parks, Cities, and the World

    The next time you gather for a campfire, watch to see what happens. You may see friends and strangers pull up chairs, make the circle wider, and slide over a bit to make room for more to join. Notice how each camper begins to relax, smile, and lean closer to the heat and to each other.

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  • Finding Comfort in the Rhythms of Nature

    As I write, in April 2020, the whole world is living through uncertain, disheartening times. The COVID-19 pandemic has schools shutdown indefinitely in my home state of Wisconsin, and through the end of the school year in many others. Many businesses are closed, and the majority of the United States is living under “Safer at Home” orders that restrict our travel.

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  • Risk and Play

    The Kickapoo Valley Forest School Leadership Team and Governance Council members recently attended a professional development training on risk and play in early childhood with Ross Thompson, M.Ed., an early childhood educator and teaching specialist

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Upcoming Events

Youth Summit: Save The Date

Thursday, Apr 7, 2022 University of WIsconsin - Stevens Point

The Youth Summit is an Annual statewide event to bring youth in grades 6-12 together to share their community projects with peers through formal project presentations or a poster session. 

The 2021 event will take a virtual form. 

The 2022 event is tentatively planned for this date.