The origin of the logo
Organisation of the first “Le Français par le Jeu” courses and workshops in Flemish Brabant. Start of the “Copains des Bois” programme (forest school, Forêt de Soignes). Addition of Musicale Initiation Musicale with Marianne.
FOCUS : create stimulating, secure environments that are conducive to spontaneous learning and development. Multilingual environment FR-NL-EN.
After 5 years of activities and approximately 500 children, it is time to surround ourselves with others, to open up the fields: constitution of the CasaVerde non-profit association. A place of welcome, an educational laboratory, outdoor experiences and play for all ages.
Installation of the activities at the Hakunamatata animation farm in Merchtem (10 min from the North ring of Brussels)
OUR EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES :
To encourage the development of autonomy and self-confidence.
Stimulate creative and musical exploration.
To offer spaces of connection with nature, spaces of freedom and adventure.
To learn languages in a fun and spontaneous way.
A creative person at heart, Cécile has a diploma in environmental education and is trained in the Montessori approach and Paint Play (creative education).
As a facilitator for children and families, she also trains and accompanies childcare professionals in their efforts to renew and connect with Life.
To find out more about her work
Marianne is a pianist, harpist and composer. A French-Canadian musician with classical training, she does not hesitate to bend the rules.
Marianne loves to surprise her audience and share her passion for music in her workshops. Her unique approach combines academic standards with ear training and oral tradition.
We are also looking for volunteers to support our activities on a regular or occasional basis.
Our spaces :
Our association attaches particular importance to providing stimulating and safe environments.
Our activities take place in an educational environment where the link with nature is a priority.
We meet in:
in the forest :
mainly in the Forêt de Soignes (Brussels)
at the Hakunamatata animation farm (Merchtem, Flemish Brabant)
We welcome your support in the development of our project to serve the Living in Education.
For the search for funding, for communication, for the maintenance of the place, to support the animation, …
Let’s make our dreams for children a reality!
Your financial donations will be used for the development of the spaces within the animation farm (room, cabin, trailer, sanitary facilities, kitchen) and for the development of educational material.
Donations should be made to the account of Asbl CasaVerde: BE94103081222414
To go further
Lucie Sauve (University of Quebec in Montreal)