NatureArt Adventure Box

Welcome to the
NatureArt Adventure Box Program

Guided activities that take 5 minutes, 1 hr, or all day.
Wherever you are. Whenever you can.

The Strawtown NatureArt Adventure Box Program is designed for exploring outdoors, harvesting nature, and creating art together. The experiences are ideal for children and young teens with their families, grandparents, caregivers and friends!


Discovery, art-making, and skill-building made easy.

  • Guidance on harvesting natural materials outdoors
  • 9 Virtual Open Studio Sessions with Strawtown teaching artists. Includes nature art instruction, and materials and skills guidance. A time to connect, share, become inspired, and interact with our teaching artists who love working with children.
  • Community Share Space in the private FB group to share your questions, discoveries and creations.
  • Option to Join Saturday In-person Family Workshops

Inside the NatureArt Box is everything you need for creative adventuring!

  • Over 30 high-quality artist and naturalist materials in a water-resistant travel box, from watercolors, pencils, brushes and paper, to wool felt, modeling clay and colorful beeswax, from strings and craft wire to plant ID shapes and a magnifying glass – plus a few surprises too!
  • Illustrated Activity Booklet with over 80 hands-on nature art experiences that can take 5 minutes, 1 hour, or lead to a whole day of discovery.
  • The packing list of materials in the box, plus a list of recommended materials from home.
  • The NatureArt Adventure Box Program brings the whole family together!

    “The program was so well-planned and thought out. I loved the breakout rooms. Strawtown was extremely generous with the art box and all the resource materials and social media outlets. You thought of everything!” – Michele S., participant

    For Children with their Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

    NEW Dates & Times TBD
    NatureArt Box Pick-Up
    (Shipping available at an additional cost. Domestic via FedEx ranges from $17 to $45)
    9 Virtual Open Studios

    For just $335 you will receive all of the above!
    (Includes the Program + 1 NatureArt Box)
    $185 – Additional NatureArt Box
    $35 – Supplemental Materials per additional participant (includes singular items that are not shareable)

    Already have the NatureArt Box?
    $150 – NatureArt Adventure Box Program
    $35 – Materials Update (necessary per person)
    Need to restock? Click for links on where to purchase.

    Artful surprises will delight you every day! The community share space is a place for both sharing and getting ideas

    Register early to secure your NatureArt Box prior to the start of the program.

    Parent/Caregiver Participation (for children under 9):
    The art box program will be most successful with adult participation for materials handling, activity preparation, and virtual workshops. With most children, once they learn the skills and materials, they can keep going with their own ideas in a self-guided happy way.

    Virtual Workshops held on Zoom: You will need access to a device that is connected to Wifi. The sessions will be recorded. If you prefer not to be in view during the session you are welcomed to turn off your video camera feature.

    “The projects were very new to us and things we never would have considered on our own. We appreciate that we can expand from the box to create more activities. The box itself was incredible!”
    – Participant

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    Facilitator Training Program

    Opportunity to study the Strawtown teaching methods, for:
    teaching artists – educators – parents – homeschoolers
    youth leaders – community activity leaders

    New 2022 Dates Coming Soon!
    Nature Appreciation, Art Skills, Hand-work, and Ecological Awareness

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