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POP -UP CLASS! Environmental Therapy Series (4 nights)
Outdoor Skills

Canceled 12 of 15 seats remaining



4500 South Oxbow Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Date & Times:
Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM - 7:00PM CDT
Jul 14, 2022 6:00PM - 7:00PM CDT
Jul 21, 2022 6:00PM - 7:00PM CDT
Jul 28, 2022 6:00PM - 7:00PM CDT

About this Event:

Learn how nature and your environment can help with mental health including anxiety, depression, and grief. This 4-night series class will take place the 4 Thursday evenings in July from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Outdoor Campus and will include discussions and activities.
July 7 – Introduction to the series and journaling
July 14 – Emphasis on anxiety symptoms and outdoor usage involving a nature hike and guided meditation.
July 21 – Concentration on depression symptoms and the practice of garden therapy including painting pots and planting flowers.
July 28 – Attention to grief symptoms and coping along with leaf printing and wrap up.

Please note, that our leaders are not professionals in the field of mental health, instead they are passionate individuals who want to share helpful resources to cope with mental illnesses in an outdoor setting. We want everyone to be able to have some sort of way to cope—no matter where they are.

Please note that this is a 4-part series. By signing up you are committing to all 4 programs.


Organized by:

sandy richter

Cancellation Policies:

If you are no longer planning on attending this class, please cancel your registration so that those on the waiting list will have a chance to attend.

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There are no maximum age policies


About the Program


Learn how to kayak/canoe, cook in the outdoors, cross-country ski, snowshoe, and survive in the wilderness.
These courses introduce folks to practical skills for enjoying South Dakota’s landscape.  Classes include kayak and canoe classes on flat and moving bodies of water, skills for how to start a fire and cook on an open fire, and skills for wilderness survival.  During the winter months, these courses also include snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.