Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A Program for Parents and Caregivers ...

Raising Children to Be More Adventuresome!

A workshop for parents on ways to help your children learn how to be risk-taking and creative! 

Presented by Nat Shed, Director of the Friends Camp in South China, Maine
Friday, March 11th
Mid-Coast Friends Meetinghouse
77 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta

4:30 PM  - Questions & Answers about the Friends Camp—Nat Shed
5:00 PM   - Please join us for a Family and Friends Pasta Dinner!!!
5:45 PM—A Discussion about Unstructured Playtime:  Why It’s Valuable and Hard to Achieve—Nat Shed

This workshop provides parents with an opportunity to explore the benefits and risks of unstructured playtime for children, in a world where caution and structured work dominate. Nat has worked with the Friends Camp for more than 30 years and is a member of Vassalboro Friends Meeting. He is the parent of two grown daughters and an uncle to 25 nieces and nephews.

“The most important time for children is when they are left alone and can take full responsibility for their actions, and the consequences of their decisions, it’s a thrilling experience.” Ellen Sandseter, Associate Professor of Physical Education at Queen Maud University College of Early Childhood Education in Norway.
Sponsored by Mid-Coast Outreach and Peace Center

Contact Sue Rockwood for more information at 207.563.3757