A Sense of Wonder

Mixed Aged Learning

Nature Journaling


Parents Letters

Teen Perspective

Director's Perspective

Counselor's Perspective

Grown-up Camper Perspective

Adventure Therapy

Experiential Learning

Published Papers


Through AEE (Association for Experiential Learning) National and International Conferences and the ICEL (International Consortium for Experiential Learning)/Te Rito o te Matauranga -- Experiential Learning for the Third Millennium, Don has published papers. They will give you a flavor for Nature Camps' philosophy, demonstrate how meaningful environmental education can help people of all ages build a sense of relationship in both feelings and understandings with the natural world, and how creative educators will indeed bring forth a spirit of excitement, adventure, and joy.

Wondering About Dandelions

Association for Experiential Education Published Papers

Living with the Earth:
An Outside Interactive Acclimatizing Workshop

Walking with John Muir, Jesse Stuart, and Opal (Living With the Earth, Part II: Outside Explorations of Lake Tahoe)

Rediscovering Our Sense of Wonder (Living With the Earth, Part III: The Logic of Action in Experiential and Environmental Education)

Get to Know a Rare and Misunderstood Guest: A Conversation with a 17-year Cicada. Published in: Batlimore's Child, Baltimore's Best News Magazine for Families, April 2004.