R.O.O.T.S Youth Development Program

R.O.O.T.S. (Reaching Outside of Traditional Schooling) Youth+ Development Program, a community full of passionate educators that strive to bridge the gap in learning, teach self-sufficiency, and promote altruism within our local community. ROOTS is located in Georgetown, DE on a family homestead, on Peterkins rd. We offer weekly, hands-on, integrative life-skill workshops for ages 18mos-Adults! ROOTS Offerings: -Weekly after school workshops on the homestead (12 week sessions) -Summer Camps on the homestead -Pop workshops & Field Trips on the homestead -Off-site workshops at local businesses -Foster Care Sponsorship opportunities -Adult & Teen workshops -Parent’s Night Out (themed drop offs) -Birthday Parties & Events -upROOTed: ROOTS Sponsored Field Trips & Community Service Homeschool Group -Grounded ROOTS Yoga ROOTS Mission: We believe there is a monumental need to heal the disconnection between the people themselves, and the earth that provides for us. We are inspired to help raise up a generation of children who are deeply connected to the world around them, have the knowledge and practical life skills to live self-sufficiently, while promoting altruism to build community. Introducing children to these skills at a young age will establish an amazing foundation for their futures. ROOTS Pillars: Workshops/Events will incorporate our Pillars: Regenerative Farming, Nature Studies, Bushcraft, Animal Husbandry, and Homesteading. All workshops will integrate the teaching of healthy interpersonal skills (leadership, teamwork, communication, empathy, problem solving, etc) With each season of the year comes a new opportunity to learn! You will have hands-on opportunities to learn about: -Animal rearing -Gardening -Soap/candle making -Composting -Tree studies -Baking -Canning produce -Handmade things w/natural items -Making jams -Healthy communication skills/ conflict resolution -Problem-solving -Permaculture -Ecosystems -Foraging -Medicinal Plants/herbs -Egg Incubation ….and MUCH more!! ROOTS works with local libraries, other community farmers, and small businesses. If you are interested in working with us, please reach out! We would love to have increased community involvement!



22424 Peterkins Rd DE 19947








(302) 200-3936


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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 61 • Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-1101