Wonder in All Seasons: Red Oaks Forest School and the Value of Nature-Based Education

Tina Brouwer is the co-founder of Red Oaks Forest School in Eastern Kentucky. Amid the beauty and ecological diversity of the Red River Gorge area, Red Oaks invites youth to connect deeply with the natural world in creative ways and in all sorts of weather. In this episode, Tina shares how interweaving nature and education helps cultivate wonder, curiosity, trust, vulnerability, courage, and mindful groundedness.


Red Oaks Forest School:





Children and Nature Network: https://www.childrenandnature.org/

Natural Start Alliance: https://naturalstart.org/

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest: https://bernheim.org/