West Conference Children's Program
November 2018

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Outdoor Recreation:

Nature Hike to the Lake led by Alexandra (ages 5-7)

Night Hike led by Alexandra (ages 8 and up)

Archery Expeditions led by Matt Jennings and Daniel Taylor (ages 5 and up, see schedule below for age groups) see archery photos

Outdoor Games led by Alexandra (all ages) see photos

Bubbles & Sidewalk Chalk on the Basketball Courts (ages 2-4)

Arts & Crafts:

Build & Paint a Bird House (all ages - siblings working together)

Nature Craft Projects with Christine Jennings made with items collected on the Nature Hike (all ages)

Drawing Lesson with Christine Jennings and John Hall (ages 8 and up)

Making wind-spinners and pinwheels (preschool and elementary)

Play-dough (ages 2-4)


Music Instruction with Ruth Rutledge for ages 3-7

Music Workshop: "To Thee Our Champion Leader" with Michele Sparrow for ages 8 and up. Michele will teach the children "To Thee Our Champion Leader" in both English and Greek.

Music Presentation for the Parents on the last day of the conference (Sunday, Nov. 11, 12:30 p.m. Heritage Center)


Lesson on Electricity & Magnetism with Mihai Boitor (ages 8 and up)

Astromony (ages 8 and up)

Nature Hike led by Alexandra (ages 5-7)

Fire-Making Lesson for Girls!

Orthodox Life and Faith Lessons:

Orthodox Faith & Life Lesson with Fr. Paul Volmensky (ages 8 & up)

Story Hour featuring the Orthodox children's books written by Dionysios Potamitis (ages 3-7)

Family Field Trip:

On Sunday afternoon after the conclusion of the conference Alexandra Boitor will lead a guided walking tour of the General Grant Tree Trail at the Kings Canyon National Park and she will teach about the Sequoias and fire ecology. The General Grant Tree Trail provides the closest view of the General Grant Tree, the third largest tree in the world. For more information, visit our Field Trip webpage.


Family Field Trip to Kings Canyon National Park