Our teachings nourish the growth of a community devoted to sharing the gifts of compassionate connection, belonging, and harmonious living Connecting with nature awakens a health and vitality that helps us discover our own gifts and talents. By asking skillful questions, we empower students to find their own answers.

Become inspired and empowered by connecting with nature.

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Join VWP’s mailing list to receive our newsletter and download our free e-booklet: 10 Awesome Practices to Make Nature a Part of Your Family Life. We are excited to offer you this list of our 10 favorite practices to deepen your connection with nature and your family. Enjoy!

    Small things, like saving Thriftway receipts and shopping at PCC and The Nature Store can help […]

    We are excited to partner with the Wilderness Awareness School, the 8 Shields Nature Store hub, to offer […]

    Generosity of time and talent is an immeasurable gift to any organization and VWP can always […]

    “We went hiking with our daughter last week and were blown away… At one point she […]

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Vashon Wilderness Program (VWP) cultivates a deep relationship between self, community and the natural world. Our mentors guide students to a joyful understanding and appreciation of the more-than-human world we share. With an emphasis on nature as teacher, students develop ecological knowledge, awareness and skills that inspire and empower them.

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