Healthy soil ecosystem mural

At the end of our day, we sat down to remember the biodiverse ecosystem beneath our feet in the soil.  We came up with many thoughts and made a mural to depict the biodiversity above and below ground.  Many of us decided to include humans, ants, moles, and even mycelium fungal networks living together peacefully.

Balinese Shadow Puppet Show

We celebrated our last day of camp with a shadow puppet show using the Balinese-inspired puppets that the kids worked hard on.  We gave the kids the settings of Mexico and Jordan (2 places we visited this week) and they came up with the roles and dialogues themselves!  Some featured characters: the Storm spirit, the […]

Revisiting Efficient Uses of Natural Resources

Throughout the week, we have visited the brilliant chinampa farming setup in Mexico, Findhorn ecovillage in Scotland, the Green School in Bali, and the solar tents and desert-turned-food forest in Wadi Rum, Jordan.  Along the way, we have learned about a number of sustainable and permaculture practices and how to use natural resources effectively, including […]