Family Support Initiative
Join Mountain Roots online as we transition to regular Virtual Outdoor Education programs, and daily family support posts. Mountain Roots is currently sharing daily posts to both Facebook and Instagram to support families during these challenging circumastances during the COVID-19 school closure period for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. We are also sharing a weekly recap email to our mailing list that provides the links and activities from the week prior. To join our mailing list or provide feedback or suggestions for content, please email Executive Director, Ali Lien at email@example.com.
We hope to continue to provide activities and ideas to support families across our region to navigate these difficult times.
2020 Day Camp Registration is live. Visit our Day Camp page (and drop down menu for more info). Mountain Roots Day Camp is currently scheduled for 6 weeks this summer. We have modified our summer camp calendar to accommodate local and state regulations. This Plan B is listed on our Dates & Locations page. All Camp registrations are fully refundable in the event that COVID-19 circumstances necessitate a change to our calendar.
March 18, 2018 - Mountain Xpress
Brevard, NC–This year approximately 900 Transylvania County children will have the opportunity to grow and learn in the outdoors, thanks to a Bogs’ 2% for Outdoor Education Grant. As part of these nationwide grants, Mountain Roots received $4720 to support its work to engage Brevard Elementary and Pisgah Forest Elementary K-4 students in outdoor education classes...
Mountain Roots, Inc. offers Outdoor Education programs for students in Western North Carolina. Young people explore the natural world as they learn more about themselves and their community. Contact us today to learn how we can incorporate regular or one-time programs into your school's curriculum.
Mountain Roots, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your support helps to provide scholarships, and allows us to grow our experiential education programs. All donations are tax deductible.
Does your school, staff, community group, sports team, or corporation need a retreat or professional development workshop? We offer day and overnight opportunities to get away and connect with your team. We can help bring your staff together with a wide range of team building, goal setting, and leadership development activities. Contact us today to plan your leadership program--a retreat, day in the woods, or even a train the trainers event!
Mountain Roots is offering 6 weeks of Day Camp this summer in western North Carolina - click here for dates and locations! Our half-day Preschool / Half Day Camp is for children age 5 (it used to be 4 & 5), and our Full Day Camp is for rising 1st-5th graders. Roots Crew is a counselor-in-training leadership opportunity for middle school students. Registration and more information is live now.