National Children’s Mental Health Day Today, May 5th is a special day for us here at Mountain Roots. National Children’s Mental Health Day is one that we recognize as a pillar of our approach to early childhood education. It represents so much for us. It represents the contemporary movement to legitimize, destigmatize, and medically identify… Continue reading Connecting kids with nature:
Category: About Mountain Roots
What Is Mountain Roots Outreach?
Anyone who follows Mountain Roots' social media content may have noticed recent posts about outreach. Indeed, our Spring 2021 Outreach Program is up and running, signaling a major annual pivot for us. This is when we, as an organization, transition from winter administration, curriculum development, and project management to full-swing execution mode (basically over night).… Continue reading What Is Mountain Roots Outreach?
Mountain Roots FAQ!
Here at Mountain Roots, we try to provide as much information as we can on our websites and promotional materials to answer all the questions you might have about our camps, educational programs, and the non-profit itself. This ties into who we are as educators - providing you with the information you need to be… Continue reading Mountain Roots FAQ!
The Benefits of Day Camp
Did you know that Mountain Roots runs 7 weeks of day camp in the summer? Well, we do! This summer we are excited to offer 4 weeks of camp at Brevard Academy, 3 weeks at Brevard Elementary, and 1 VERY exciting week at Earthshine Lodge in Lake Toxaway. Mountain Roots offers fun and educational day… Continue reading The Benefits of Day Camp
The Journey Begins
Nine years ago, Mountain Roots was brought to life. Starting with two young Master’s students (Ali Holroyd Lien and Ryan Lubbers) and a small board of directors (John Myers, Clyde Carter, and Patrick Weaver) the team worked together to get Mountain Roots, Inc. off the ground. Since the beginning, Mountain Roots has aimed to provide… Continue reading The Journey Begins