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2022 December Back to Nature: Christmas Report vol.2

Date: December 17 & 18Place: Mitake, TokyoParticipants: 23 campers, 6 LIT’s, 5 Care Worker, and 11 staff/volunteers (2 days total)Sponsor: Morgan StanleyIn-kind donors: Morgan Stanley (craft supplies) / Oracle (craft supplies) / Avery Dennison (craft supplies) / Costco (snacks) / HARIBO (snacks) / Wahl+Case (snacks) / RICHEMONT JAPAN LIMITED (CARTIER) (snacks and Christmas cards) / Namako sensei (cake) / Decathlon (fleece for LITs) / MiiR (water bottles for LITs) / Rakuten Group, Inc

2022 November Back to Nature: Kikori Report

Date: November 5, 6Place: Takao, TokyoParticipants: (2 days total) 17 campers, 6 care worker, 6 LITs, 5 Oracle volunteers, 5 Avery Dennison volunteers, 8 Mirai no Mori staff&volunteersSponsor: Oracle (5th) / Avery Dennison (6th)  Partner: Mori-to-Odoru Program: In the beautiful Takao forest, where the leaves are slowly starting to change colors, we had another great Kikori Program!Our kikori partner, who we have been working together since 2017, has allowed us to help with the tasks necessary for a "healthy forest" depending on the time of year, and so far we have done a variety of activities such as building stairs in the forest, tending the stream, choosing trees to be thinned, and more