Frog Song Montessori Preschool is in its fourth week! The first few weeks have been full of excitement as the children get to know each other and the classroom. “Grace and courtesy” lessons, such as how to wash your hands and set up for lunch, how to quietly watch another child working or carefully carry… Read more »
This Saturday, August 15th, is the enrollment deadline for the 2015-2016 Dharma School program. Dharma School is for children and young people ages 3-18 who are interested in Buddhism or who come from Buddhist homes. It meets roughly every other Sunday from September to June. Registration information can be found online. E-mail the steering committee… Read more »
Frog Song Montessori Preschool is hosting a preschool open house and free yoga class Saturday, May 30, for kids of all ages. The class will be taught by Kym Sproule, a member of MoveYoga, a group dedicated to sharing yoga with children through games, music and storytelling. Kym has volunteered to teach yoga at Frog… Read more »
Wesak is the festival of Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth. This is a precious time when the entire sangha – adults and kids, parents and those without children – celebrates together. The children meet before the Wesak ceremony to decorate a bower with flowers. This becomes shelter for a statue of the baby buddha placed in front… Read more »
We are pleased to announce that Frog Song Montessori Preschool will open September 2015! Frog Song joins Dharma School and Mandala on the Mountain summer camp as a new Dharma Garden program. Preschool development team members Shin’yu Vitells and Ko’in Newsom have worked to make this longtime vision of abbot Gyokuko Carlson and others a… Read more »
Doug Fir, the Dharma School high school group, spent the night in a cabin on Mt Hood last Saturday. We hiked, played games, watched a movie, ate as much as we possibly could and had a lively discussion on happiness on Sunday morning. We had a great time!
Successfully Concluded with Record Numbers During the week of July 13-19 Dharma Rain’s annual Mandala on the Mountain youth camp took place at Camp Adams, near Molalla. Fifty three campers and another 25 staff packed the little Zendo and dining room, and thoroughly enjoyed the warm weather as Portland baked in high 90s temperatures. Click… Read more »