Spanish Nature Club

Santa Cruz, CA.


Spanish Nature Club

Spanish Immersion and nature-based program in Santa Cruz California, that offers an opportunity for all children and teens, to play, learn, and bond with the natural world and with others, while getting immersed in the Spanish Language. (No prior Spanish experience is necessary).

The Goal

  • Spend quality time in natural areas of Santa Cruz County.

  • Help children to slow down, connect with nature and care for the local environment.

  • Facilitate nature-based play, child-led, and emergent curriculum.

  • Encourage empathetic and open-minded children through a Spanish immersion experience.

Daily Flow

Honoring our Slow Down philosophy, we allow for a flexible flow of the day.

  • Hola Amigos: Greetings and community circle

  • Nature Adventure: Includes hike, exploration, observation

  • Snack time: Kid's choice spot.

  • Enrichment Circle: We use this time for art project, nature journaling, Spanish songs, Spanish vocabulary, or Spanish story time.

  • Nature Play: (Unstructured-free)

  • Lunch Time: We will gather for a lunch.

  • Tea party: We finish the day with expressions of gratitude to Mother Earth, friends and a cup of forest tea.

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