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11900 Frontier Road, Frazier Park ,CA 93225

El Camino Pines
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39136 Harris Road, Oak Glen, CA 92399

Luther Glen Farm

Core Classes

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Chumash Study

Students will explore authentic bedrock mortars, participate in Chumash games and learn about native foods and hunting skills. 

Earthquake Walk

Through participating in a short hike to the nearby San Andreas Fault, this class provides an examination of fault systems and how plate movements cause earthquakes. 

Energy Lab

Students explore different types of energy, from the simplest of circuits to new alternative energies. 

Fire Ecology

Students will learn about the physical science of fire as an important natural process in many forests. We will cover the role of fire in ecosystems, prescribed burns and wildfire management. 

Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Students experience the richness of plant and animal life in the forest while learning the different types of trees, structures of the food chain and the relationships that exist in the forest.

Geology

This class covers geological concepts and how they affect our ecosystem. Students will learn various geological classifications, practice classifying rocks and minerals and more! 

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Half-Day Hike

Enjoy two core classes and lunch on the trail. Choose from our different hikes with a choice of two classes: Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Geology, Low Ropes and Ornithology. 

Low Ropes Course

Individual challenge, self-concept, success/failure and self-confidence are important issues introduced and reinforced in this class. 

Ornithology

Students will learn all about what makes a bird a bird. They will get to dissect owl pellets and learn about the biodiversity of the Los Padres National Forest.

Pollution Studies

This class raises awareness of the impact that human activity has upon the environment and offers possible solutions to help minimize it. 

Water Ecology

Students are introduced to the most abundant compound on earth: water. Students learn about the importance of conservation, water transportation and human ecology. 

Weather Lab

Students learn about the wonder of weather! Concepts covered include: the layers of the atmosphere, air pressure systems, types of precipitation and the water cycle. 

Elective Classes

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Archery

Students learn about the physics of archery, including basic terminology, techniques and safety regulations. 

Campfire Cooking

Students learn how to build a fire and prepare campfire delicacies and backpacking favorites. 

Frisbee Golf

Students will learn different techniques and terminology, then head out to play our 9-hole Frisbee Golf Course. 

Lacrosse

Students learn the history of the game as played by Native Americans in the 1400’s and get a chance to play. Its origins are rooted in legend, surrounded in ceremony and the game continues to be used for curative purposes.

Orienteering

Students will learn the basic concept of navigation and how to use a compass. They will learn to read bearings and determine directions to follow a basic orienteering course.

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Ravine Expedition

Students embark on a fun exploration of the ecosystem of the ravine while taking in the unique plants, animals and rock formations. 

Rock Wall Climb

With explicit training and orientation, students learn basic rock climbing techniques. Climbers are put on belay using certified rope and safety equipment.

Survival

This class teaches students basic human survival needs including how to keep from getting lost, what to do in the event of an emergency, water procurement, fire building, primitive shelter building and more! 

Evening Classes

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Astronomy

Students will learn about the stars in the sky, planets, galaxies and many other elements in our universe. A beautiful night sky also gives an opportunity for star gazing.

Camp Games

A variety of fun and interactive games led by our staff make for an exciting, energy-releasing evening.

Environmental Debate

Students take pro and con positions in a simulated town meeting dealing with a current environmental topic. This class allows students to take a stand and voice their opinions in a safe and controlled environment. 

Folk Dance

Students are taught simple, fun dances, including line and circle dances like the Cool Cat, Hand Jive and Cotton-eyed Joe.

Night Walk

Students learn about nocturnal animals and their adaptations and take a short walk in the dark complete with games and demonstrations.

Core Classes

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All About Chickens

 Join us in the Luther Glen chicken coop and the lay hens that occupy it. Utilizing our chickens, we take this class time for students to learn about the life cycle of chickens and their eggs. 

Changing Seasons

 Examine how the weather of California affects crops, how farmers use the weather to benefit their crops and how farmers have adapted systems based on the different seasons. 

Composting

Dive deep into several different area of composting by looking at the relationships between food scraps, everyday items, worms, soil, and air.

Community Dynamics

 Offered on the first day, this course sets the tone for the week. It involves a set of problem-solving situations which stimulate core groups to cooperatively decide on a solution and then carry out their plan of action as effectively as possible. 

Farm to Table Cooking

 In this class students get to take food from our farm, cook and enjoy what they have harvested. During this time we will talk about the different ways that food gets to our table and how food changes when it comes directly from the farm to our tables.

Food Justice

Explore concepts around locally grown and healthy food options, the policies that impact our food systems, food deserts and what it would mean for them to fight for healthier, affordable food options.  

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Fruits and Pollination

 By examining fruits, we’ll discover the different ways plants are pollinated, how they become pollinated and how, as people of this world, we see and can affect pollination. 

Native Plants and Uses

 Learn to identify and examine the importance of native plants in the San Bernardino County. We will look specifically at how the Serrano people used the plants in this area and how we can use the land and natural plants to benefit our farm. 

Planting and Harvesting

 Experience the planting, growing and harvesting of food. Students will have the opportunity to see food start from a dry seed and grow into something that can be consumed. 

Recycling

 Reuse, Reduce, Recycle. Here we will focus on showing students ways to recycle, why we should recycle and introducing easy ways to reuse and reduce. Students will return home with new tips about recycling to share with friends and family. 

Urban Forestry

Examine the idea of the farms and forests in their own backyards. Using the idea that trees need people and people need trees, students will understand how urban forests play vital roles in our relationship with nature.  

Water Ecology

 Students learn about the importance of conservation, water transportation, ocean ecology, and why this resource is so important in our daily life. 

Elective Classes

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Archery

 Students learn about the physics of archery, including basic terminology, techniques and safety regulations.  

Campfire Cooking

 Students learn how to build a fire and prepare campfire delicacies.  

Fiber Arts

 Students will take the time to explore the creation of yarn, which comes from Sheep and Alpaca, and learn the art of knitting. Students will use their hands and learn trades that have been passed down for many generations. 

Livestock

Experience and interact with sheep, goats, horses, pigs and alpaca that live at the Luther Glen Farm. 

Soap Making

We will teach students how to make soap using items from our farm. Depending on the season, soap will be made with milk from our goats and/or herbs from our garden. 

Survival

Students will learn basic human survival skills including how to keep from getting lost, survival kit preparation, what to do in the event of an emergency, water procurement using a solar still, fire building, identification of edible plants, signaling for help and primitive shelter building.

Evening Classes

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Camp Games

A variety of fun and interactive games led by our staff make for an exciting, energy-releasing evening. This class is a favorite amongst teachers and students. 

Labyrinth Walk

In this class students will get to experience what it is like to walk a labyrinth. We will discuss the history of labyrinths in Greek Mythology, as well as an overview of astronomy. 

Farm Folk Dance

Students are taught simple, fun dances, including line and circle dances like the Cool Cat, Hand Jive and Cotton-eyed Joe.

Night Walk

Students learn about nocturnal animals and their adaptations and take a short walk in the dark, complete with games and demonstrations.