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Nature Club

Embrace nature's classroom and explore the wonders of the outdoors with our Outdoor Education Club.

Schedule

Tuesday

5:30 PM

90

Active

Age Group

Start Time

Duration (Minutes)

Outdoor

Disclaimer:
Please be advised that our natural space is not secured with a fence and is not wheelchair accessible. Participants must be able to stay close to the group without wandering too far away. We intend to provide extra staffing for safety, however, this activity is not recommended for individuals with a history of running or wandering away. As part of our commitment to inclusivity, we are actively addressing this concern and hope to improve the accessibility of this activity in the future.

About the Club

Ripple Effects' Outdoor Education offers an immersive experience into the marvels of the natural world. From guided nature hikes to interactive wildlife spotting sessions, participants engage in a holistic exploration of our environment. They gain invaluable insights into local ecosystems, develop survival techniques, and engage in conservation projects. The club seeks to nurture a genuine appreciation for the beauty and fragility of our planet. Disclaimer: Please be advised that our natural space is not secured with a fence and is not wheelchair accessible. Participants must be able to stay close to the group without wandering too far away. We intend to provide extra staffing for safety, however, this activity is not recommended for individuals with a history of running or wandering away. As part of our commitment to inclusivity, we are actively addressing this concern and hope to improve the accessibility of this activity in the future.

Gayle

Gayle

Outdoor Education Club Instructor

Based in Michigan, Gayle (she/her/hers) boasts over 25 years of experience as a wilderness skills and medicine educator. Her journey began in New York, training Scouts outdoors. A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, Gayle has been instrumental in establishing inclusive homeschool communities in Southwest Michigan.


She co-founded and is a board member of the SWMI Inclusive Learning Community. Additionally, she's the driving force behind Life Cycles Nature School as its executive director. Through "Gayle Gone Feral," she imparts knowledge on bushcraft and first response techniques.

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