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Free Children’s Wilderness Program

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Trillium Center

The Trillium Center, a non-profit educational project, is planning a free summer program for children in the region. The program will include basic first aid, basic wilderness survival skills, and a short introduction to first aid plants. The program will end with a demonstration and graduation ceremony that is open to the public, which will give students an opportunity to demonstrate the skills they learned.

This past winter the Trillium Center raised funds through an online fundraising campaign for a free childrens wilderness program. The 5-day program starts with a basic wilderness first aid program that will include learning about how to use wild medicinal plants in first aid. They will learn basic fire-building skills, building shelters to stay protected in emergency situations, finding and purifying water, and finding wild foods along with avoiding toxic and poisonous plants. The program hopes to impart a lasting sense of confidence, awareness, and…

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