A Day in the Woods: Nature and Woodcraft Skills Everyone Needs to Know

July 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center
14006 Discovery Lane • Manitowish Waters
WI 54545
North Lakeland Discovery Center

Come play with us as we dive into basic skills of outdoor living helping everyone feel safer and more connected to  the world outdoors. Join outdoor survival enthusiast and expert Mark Zanoni for this active day that will cover basic  skills of outdoor living and survival and will include: finding and preparing natural rope and cordage, building  efficient, smokeless fires, building comfortable and adaptable simple shelters to keep you dry and warm without a  tent, tarp or sleeping bag, utilitarian plants and trees and how to identify them, basics of primitive fire building,  natural bowls, spoons and tools, etc. We will also cover basic nature awareness and listening skills—skills everyone  needs to know to feel a part and aware of the natural world. This is a great family program with kids aged 12+.  Come play and explore with us! Participants should bring water, lunch and dress to be outdoors. Registration  required by 7/15. $40 ($35 members) and $30 for ages 12-18. Mark had taught nature-based skills and applications  as learning tools for schools, day cares, youth agencies, camps and other organizations for 30+ years. Articles and  workshops on these topics have appeared in the TEAM Conference Ripple Effect magazine, Association for  Experiential Education Heartland Regional Newsletter and more. He is also the retired Leadership Program and  Outreach Director for the Leadership Program at Camp Manito-wish YMCA and currently runs Outside Experience