Green Club & Green Camp

The Antigua Green School is magnificently located within the lush groves of La AzoteA Coffee Farm, just minutes outside central Antigua. Beyond providing a child centered Montessori education for it’s students, the Green School hosts extracurricular opportunities for children from all schools, public and private, in Antigua through the after school program Green Club, and during school vacations the Green Camp.

Today's children are living in a world full of televisions, smartphones and other technology that are constantly exposing them to fast-paced, digital content. They are often driven from home to school and then from one activity to the next where every second of their life is planned and monitored by an adult. They are living modern lives in a hyper controlled, constructed environment without the opportunity to get outside and explore our natural world. Part of the Green School philosophy is that every child, adolescent and adult should have the opportunity to interact and learn from our natural surroundings. Green Club and Green Camp are designed to give children and their families an opportunity to learn experientially, in a safe and natural environment.

Green Club

Green Club provides a variety of extracurricular classes for the entire Antigua community, with hands-on after school course for kids of all ages. In the beautiful and safe La Azotea farm environment, students can take advantage of courses like; organic gardening, dancing, outdoors skills, karate, chess, cooking, horseback riding, painting, sculpture, music, yoga & mindfulness, hydroponics, rock climbing and much more. The program is set-up to create a unique flexibility and ease for parents, where they can drop off and pick up their kids at our beautiful and natural farm school. They can choose between monthly packages or just picking out the individual classes that fit their children's’ interest. At Green Club children have the opportunity to learn from experienced native English and Spanish speaking instructors that use the natural world as their classroom.

Green Club provides opportunities for youth year round to access outdoor spaces in a safe and structured way. Through many different adventurous activities our teachers instill a deeper appreciation for our planet while also instructing children in the arts, environmental focused courses, sports and language skills.

 

Green Camp 

Session I (June, July, August) - Session II (November, December)

Green Camp offers a fun and educational adventure for children during school vacations twice a year (June-August and November-December). Green Camp is an opportunity for kids to experience Antigua Green School, we invite campers from ages 5 – 14, for half day and full day options, to learn the basics of sustainability and green leadership. Our camp programs are aimed at exploring and enhancing environmental awareness, self-confidence, and leadership & teamwork skills throughout the camp. Campers are given opportunities to reflect on ways they may bring their newfound insights and skills back home as well. Our approach focuses on learning-through-experience. Children participating in Green Camp not only learn about sustainability, but experience what it looks and feels like in real life.

Green Camp provides opportunities for students to access outdoor spaces in a safe and structured way. Through many different adventurous activities our teachers instill a deeper appreciation for our planet while also instructing children in the arts, environmental focused courses, sports and Spanish and English language skills.

Only as a child's awareness and reverence for the wholeness of life are developed can his humanity to his own kind reach its full development.  

-Rachel Carson