Red Arrow Boys

Saturday programs keep nature connection alive in our students throughout the year, and are held with the caring support of skilled nature mentors!

We have found these programs to be an important breath of fresh air during the often busy school year. Come join us for deep connections with nature, community and self, with learning and fun woven tightly together.

This program will run seasonally (fall, spring) during the school year for boys ages 7-15. That way we can really understand the different seasons, tasks associated with them, and the pure enjoyment of the ever-moving seasons. We will meet 1 day a month from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

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In this monthly boys program, we will learn the way of a woodsman and forest scout. We will focus on nature awareness, survival skills (shelter, fire, water, food), responsibility and respect- for self and others. This program will provide challenges, leadership, and community. LES staff take mentoring seriously, and are patient, caring, and supportive. This program will not only build good woodsman skills, but will increase the confidence of the boys. All programs are led by experienced LES staff. Each month has a theme (though we always jump on learning opportunities that come our way).

If the program is marked as FULL, please do register for the waiting list (no cost in the event that space does become available). We will often schedule additional programs if we see there is enough interest.

Please read our COVID-19 Protocols Document HERE before registering.

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Red Arrow Boys Nature Program VA

Details & Registration – The Red Arrow Boys

  • Boys Ages 7 – 15

  • Spring 2024: 4 Saturdays

    Feb. 24, March 23, April 13, May 4

    We will NOT have an overnight this season.

    Make up day is May 11

  • 10 am – 4 pm

  • In Charlottesville, VA at the Rivanna Trail access near Rio Road.
  • Price: $280 (Note that a fixed or locking blade knife is required. We sell these for $25.)

    Registration closes one week before the program start date.