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Children’s Forest Summer 2015 Update

What do you get when you combine 15 dedicated youth, an inspired vision, and professional theatre expertise? ‘SHADES OF GREEN’ and a summer forest theatre troupe! ‘SHADES OF GREEN!’ Fifteen Cortes youth, under the guidance of our youth director, Ashe … Continue reading

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Forest Alphabet Tour, Spring 2015 — Cortes to Saltspring Island

A resounding chorus of frog song and wolf calls to the many individuals who made the Children’s Forest first school tour a huge success – Ashe & Sabina for vision & fruition, Meinsje & Connie for puppetry expertise & theatre … Continue reading

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Streamkeepers Training – October 2014

A Streamkeepers Training weekend was co-sponsored by the FTCCIS (Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society) and FOCI (Friends of Cortes Island) in October 2014. The participating youth and adults learned stream habitat assessment, basic stream data collection, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Forest Trust Events!

CHILDREN’S FOREST FROLICS… continue into the greenest time of the year!!! Join in! EVERYONE welcome!!! Children 7 years and under need to be accompanied by an adult and ALL children will need to have their parent sign a waiver for … Continue reading

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Forest Puppet Making Workshop with Meinsje Vlaming

Sat. Nov. 15 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & Sun. Nov. 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Imagine your favourite Children’s Forest character and bring that idea to the workshop, where Meinsje will teach you how to turn … Continue reading

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Artist’s Journey Art Auction Open for Sealed Bidding!!!

The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society (FTCCIS) is excited to announce that the Artist’s Journey Art Auction is once again open for sealed bidding! Only 10 pieces of artwork remain in our beautiful and diverse collection … Continue reading

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Thanks to our first official donor!

The FTCCIS issued its first donation receipt as a charitable organization on May 17 at Seafest. We caught up with the donor, Alex, at the Forest Alphabet book launch and got a photo of the him with receipt #1. Thank … Continue reading

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Forest Alphabet book launch a big success!

One hundred and thirty attendees squeezed into the Sunshine Room at the Linnaea Education Center on June 29th to celebrate the 33 Cortes youth featured in the new publication, ‘Forest Alphabet – Artistic Visions of a Forest in Trust to … Continue reading

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Forest Alphabet book published!

We have some big news. The book is finally here! Forest Alphabet: Artistic Visions of a Forest in Trust to the Children is a full-colour, 72-page book featuring the original artwork and voices of 33 bright-eyed and beautiful children from Cortes … Continue reading

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Children’s Forest Trust Receives Charity Status

The FTCCIS Board is delighted to announce that as of May 15th, 2014, the Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society is a CRA-registered charitable organization! This has taken many months of work, and is a major step … Continue reading

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