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Wood Thrush
Engage your creative and adventurous spirit!
Join Jes Steele for some fun in learning to create naturally made crafts!



April 14th, 2024 - Harvest Basket
9am - 5pm
Interesting in gathering your vegetables or apples in a basket this year? A basket that you made! Everyone is welcome to join this class. If you have never weaved before I will be doing step by step directions. You will walk away with a finished basket.
This basket will be a square - round basket that have leather bushed basket handles. The material is flat and half round quality reed. We will also add color reed in the basket if desired from blue, purple, red, green, and brown. Finished size is approximately: Base- 15" Top 21" Round Height 10"

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
  • Jes Steele M.Ed.
  • https://www.woodthrushwilderness.com
  • Jes has a deep passion for the wilderness and for teaching. She has been working in the field of Adventure and Environmental Education for more than 30 years. This leg of her journey is about connecting more deeply with herself, others, and the wilderness. Join her for a program of connection, learning, and growing.
  • Credentials:
  • B.A. Ecopsychology and Outdoor Education from Prescott College, AZ
  • M.Ed. Adventure Education Plymouth State University, NH
  • Registered Maine Recreational Guide
  • National Registered EMT
  • SOLO Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Instructor
  • American Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor and Lifeguard
  • American Canoe Association Level 1 & 2 Instructor
  • Leave No Trace Master Educator

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