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Parent/Child Intro to Survival Skills and Ancestral Wisdom Workshop

We will connect the participants to nature with fun exploration and inspiring bushcraft and ancestral survival skills. Our Nature Mentoring Team will help cultivate a strong knowledge of place and teaching ways to be more resilient. NATURE| CULTURE| RESILIENCE|JOY

Parent/Child Intro to Survival Skills and Ancestral Wisdom Workshop
Parent/Child Intro to Survival Skills and Ancestral Wisdom Workshop

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Date and time is TBD

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About the event


Over the years, I focused on remembering my ancestral wisdom, on getting lots of "dirt time," and honing my survival skills because my na'au told me that this knowledge would be needed during these times. During our workshop, we will be teaching the fundamentals of outdoor survival skills: how to build a shelter, make a fire, forage for food, medicine, and water, and we can't forget one of the most essential survival skill, awareness! 

We will awaken participant's sensory awareness through fun and exciting awareness games. We will also focus on what our ancestors were doing this time of year. We will discuss traditional activities, such as harvesting & drying seasonal la'au (plants), observing the moon phases, and storytelling.  

Our Experienced Mentoring Team are:

  • Are well known and respected Mentors in our community with over 20 years of experience working with children
  • Trained and certified in widely respected outdoor educational philosophies: Coyote Mentoring, the Art of Mentoring, Eco-Arts, and Sharing Nature with Children.

Additional Information:

  • We need a minimum of 4 participants registered to run this program.  
  • Food is not included. Please bring a hearty lunch and lots of snacks & water.
  • Scholarships are available. Please contact us for more information.

Limited spaces are available. Sibling discounts and "Refer a Friend" specials are available. Please note that you can only qualify for one discount at a time. We look forward to connecting with you and your ohana! Mahalo!

"I can't say enough great things about our 'Journey into the Na'au'. My kids and I learned so much. Each day we began by asking the forest for permission to enter, and it was amazing how our ears and eyes opened up to seeing and hearing things that we hadn't noticed before. From identifying local medicinal plants and herbs, edible foods, learning how to make a 5 minute fire, climbing trees, knife safety, shelter building, Mariah was able to cater the camp to exactly what our family was interested in. Mariah has a deep knowledge of nature skills intertwined with the Hawaiian culture and it made for a beautiful and memorable experience that we won't forget. Thanks so much Mariah!!" - Beth Winder



  • Early Bird~Parent/Child (x2)

    This special/ticket is for two people (one parent and one child).

    Tax: +$4.95 GE Tax



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