* Registrations closed *

This program invites you and your family for a memorable weekend outdoors; to deepen real connections with the your family, yourself and the natural world and all its incredible forms of life! You’re invited into an immersion of earth-based experiences, games, meals, naturalist and survival skills, stories, and adventures all expertly facilitated to bring us into direct relationship with nature and each other. We love exploring and creating with the land and invite you to join us in the adventure!


Coming soon


Portuguese and English


6-12 Families. For families with kids Ages 5-12


This immersive and experiential learning opportunity is oriented for families that are looking for a different weekend where they can enter the pace of the natural world, deepen their family bond, meet, eat, and play with other parents and children who share curiosities for nature.


Adult + Child: 200€
2nd Adult: 90€
2nd Child: 75€

For PND members:
Adult + Child: 180€
2nd Adult: 75€
2nd Child: 60€

*For safety and educational reasons, only one child per adult is allowed. If you’re a larger family, please contact us and we’ll find a solution.


– Insurance
– Meals
– Counsellors with PND’s Counsellors Training and professional competence and a PND Coordinator present 24/hours per day


3rd of June


Odiáxere, Portugal.
At Quinta Vale da Lama – in our educational Campus – Campo do Vale.
See here how to get to the farm – Quinta Vale da Lama.


Laura Green:
927 189 904

PND OFFICE 282 697 862* ou 967 620 397**
*(Call to national fixed network)
**(Call to national mobile network)

What do bring?

For your comfort, safety and wellbeing please bring the following:

– Shelter – Tent, tarp or van. Sleeping pad and sleeping bag or blanket*

– Outwear – Boots, hat, sunscreen, warm clothes;

– Rain gear – Check the weather a day before the program. In case of rain, bring a rain jacket, rain pants, and waterproof boots;

– Water bottle – 1 liter or larger and/or personal cup;

– Backpack – or other sturdy bag that closes completely and can be easily carried throughout the day;

– Musical Instruments (optional).

*If you need us to provide you with sleping gear, please contact us in advance


What Awaits You:

– Games for Nature Connection
​- Exploring Wild Places
​- Bushcraft Skills
​- Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants
​- Expert Nature Connection Mentoring
​- Sensory Awareness
​- Storytelling
​- Knowledge of Place
​- Making Friends With Nature
– Parents-only and Kids-only Moments

How to participate?

Registrations closed.

Course organized by Projecto Novas Descobertas Association, in collaboration with Joshua Glass and Melina Feuvrier-Etevenard. Find out more about their work.