"There is no thing more worthy of “beginning well” than the life of a child. Andrea Alban has created beautiful ways to invoke the power of LOVE and PEACE into the lives of our children and our communities."
—Scout Cloud Lee, Ed.D, author of The Circle is Sacred
Happiness Tree Camp is a magical journey through the imagination, led by local bestselling picture book poet, Andrea Alban. Discover the ten treasure trees—from the oak tree of hope to the redwood of happiness—while singing and dancing to a repertoire of songs. Go on a nature walk. Learn the yoga tree pose. Write tree haiku in your own poet's notebook. Picnic in the forest. Make snacks from foods that grow on trees. Learn to care for our forest friends. Find a favorite tree to read your books beside.
"You were so clear, so compassionate and so respectful of the children. I loved to see them push their chairs out expectantly when you told them to stand and be honored during the reading of their birthday month poem!"
Laura Burges, Third Grade Teacher, The San Francisco School, San Francisco, CA
“The day after your performance, the teachers reported they had never seen the children act as loving to one another.”
Rosanna Alvarez, Librarian, Shirakawa Elementary School, Campbell, CA
Causes Andrea Gosline Supports
Friends of the Urban Forest, Greenpeace, Roots and Shoots