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Support from Natural Places

This winter at ‘Out and About Adventures’ has been full of constantly changing weather, interests and adventures as we learned and explored around Trout Lake.  Amidst all the change, the tall Cedar trees stood strong, unchanging and supportive of our play. The Cedar trees held us while we climbed.  Alone, or with friends.  Quick and […]

Winter Wonderland

The beginning of January saw a great thaw in the city of Vancouver.  Packed snow formed icy patches throughout Trout Lake Park, adding a new level of fun and challenge to our travels across the fields.  In a city that rarely sees this much snow and ice, the adventurers had to learn to walk in […]

Nature Provides

The end of the autumn season at Out and About has been a time of creating and of rejoicing for all that we gain through our connection with the natural world. The sand at the beach of Trout Lake provides young imaginations with a blank canvass.  Some children used this canvas to practice their numbers […]

As the Land Quiets…

Here in East Vancouver, Trout Lake is a small oasis of nature close to home. Nearer than most forests and beaches; in this neighbourhood many turn to this wonderful park for its peacefulness. I have noticed many children in our program this session taking an opportunity for reflection. Moving a little to the edge of […]