Winter Wool Felting . GROWE



Introduction (10 minutes) 

We will meet with the clients have introductions and outline the itinerary of the program. The guides will go through an extensive safety talk and risk management.


Inspirational Nature Hike (one hour)

Our guides will lead you through the forest of Five Oaks in an interactive way that will have you seeing the outdoors in a whole new light. Be creatively inspired by the wonders of the journey through the surrounding forest. We will explore the trail by identifying an array of trees, plants and birds along the way. Clients will be treated to a taste of the abundance of winter wild edibles that nature has to offer. 

Education Talk (30 minutes)

Participants will be educated on the different techniques and methods, types of wool used, as well as types of equipment used to prepare your wool for creating unique pieces of felt. Try your hand at carding wool with a set of wooden carders that help prepare the wool for felting and spinning. Tempt your senses by feeling the texture of a wide variety of different fibers used for felting as well as a wide array of colors. 


Felting Wool Workshop (30 minutes)

All supplies and equipment needed for the workshop will be provided. Participants will be given a chance to view samples of felted wool such as bags, beads, balls, purses, and slippers. You will be walked through the felting instructions step by step. Then participants will be unleashed to channel their creative vision with wool!  


Question/Answer/Good Byes (20 minutes)

We will all join where we pass the talking stick to share what we learned and enjoyed during the program.


Time Required: 2.5 hours    Location: The Long Classroom, Five Oaks 






1-2 participants

$100.00 total for up to two people



3 Paying Clients or More





Senior 60+


Ages (13-17)


Ages (6-12)


Ages 5 and Under




Group Pricing

Total Cost

Estimated Cost per person

10 to 15


$35/10 person

16 to 30


$34/16 person

31 to 45



46 to 60

$1 380



The GROWE Program is located in the Grand River Valley at the Five Oaks Centre located south of Paris, Ontario (locate on Google Map)... within a 1 hour driving radius from Toronto, London & Guelph.

Grand River Wilderness Outdoor Education is the passion of Jessica McGregor and Tara Carpenter... "Get to Know Them".

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GROWE Cancellation Policy:     

Programs canceled 48 hours prior to day of program will receive a full refund. 

Programs canceled later then 48 hours will lose 25% of payment. 

Program canceled on the day of the event will not receive a refund. 

Program cancelled by Grand River Outdoor Wilderness Education due to weather... can be rescheduled or fully refunded.