I’m glad you found the Wild + Free community! We’re a new W+F group just starting up in the Rock Hill/York County area.
What is Wild + Free? Wild + Free is a community of moms and homeschoolers, that originally started on Instagram (see @wildandfree.co, #wildandfreechildren, #wildandfreegroups, #wildandfreemama), to support and encourage each other in our homeschool and mothering journeys, but has grown to include nature groups, book clubs, mom’s night out, a conference, and more all over the country.
We’re a group of mothers and homeschoolers who want our children to not only receive a quality education, but also to experience the adventure, freedom, and wonder of childhood.
We began in September 2016 with nature meet-ups (or field trips) twice a month in and around York County, and as we grow we’ll add other activities. I’d love to add in a book club, handicraft fair, and mom’s night out.
For our nature meetings, we meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10am and follow Ambleside Online for our seasonal nature focus. For the fall (Sept – Nov) we’ll be looking at invertebrates, in the winter (Jan – Mar) will be soil, rocks, and minerals, and in the spring (Apr – Jun) will be fish.
Winter & Spring Schedule
February 7th – Dutchman’s Creek Trail
February 21st – River Park
March 7th – Reed Gold Mine
March 28th – Soil Class at McDowell Nature Preserve
April 4th – McDowell Nature Preserve
April 18th – TBD
May 2nd – TBD
May 16th – Rocky Shoal Spider Lilies at Landsford Canal State Park
June 6th – End of the Year Picnic at Fewell Park
If you have any questions, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. To keep up to date with our meet-ups, you can also join our Facebook group. We’d love to have you join us!
“All good things are wild and free.”
Henry David Thoreau