Friends of Outdoor School Wood Cookie Fall 2020 Update

Friends of Outdoor School Wood Cookie Fall 2020 Update

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Friends All Around Us, in a World Filled With Love
By Kim “Sierra” Silva

To say that 2020 has been difficult is an understatement. As you know, students and families are reeling from school closures and missing out on Outdoor School while providers and sites have had their programming and work as they know it evaporate. The record fire season added a whole new level of challenge and loss. Read the full article here.

George Atiyeh next to a tree

Kids sitting under a tarp in the woods

On Zoom with
Dan “Teal” Prince

Well, it’s been a busy year at Outdoor School. It is true that most students did not experience what we had come to know as “Outdoor School” last spring. And, because of the persistent presence of coronavirus in our communities, in-person Outdoor School did not happen this fall either. We remain hopeful that in some communities the metrics of the virus will allow for a safe, in-person Outdoor School experience for students.
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Legislative Update

  • Meeting with legislators to discuss the impacts of ODS on students
  • Preparing for the 2021-23 legislative cycle
  • Preparing for our Advocacy 101 training
  • Read the full article here
Adults standing under a tarp looking at field study materials

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