Conference language

The conference language is English and German.

Start Conference

The official conference starts on Friday 3 May evening at 6:00 p.m. The official program ends on Sunday the 5th of May at 12.00 a.m..

You are also cordially invited to arrive earlier to discover Zurich on your own.

Contact us if we can help you with any questions -

Food and drink

Breakfast in the accommodation

There are warm vegetarian meals on Friday evening, Saturday noon and Saturday evening from the fire

Tea and water will be provided free of charge throughout the conference.

Registrations for overnight stays

Registrations for overnight stays can be considered until 15 March 2019.

Registrations for participation in the conference WITHOUT overnight bookings can still be accepted after 15 March until 15 April.

If you would like to stay overnight at your own expense, before or after the conference, please contact the organisation. We are happy to give you tips!

Equipment of the participants

Solid footwear

Weatherproof clothing for 100% nature

The conference takes place 100% in nature.

How to get to the conference

Travel to Zurich by plane, train or car

The journey to the venue can only be made by public transport.

There are no public parking spaces at the venue.

Offers/Workshops on the weekend

 According to our program, interactive workshops with practice and short presentations will take place at the conference.

Dance of Ideas - The market with rucksack ideas and stands will take place throughout the Saturday afternoon and into the evening. The exhibitors present natural crafts that can be bought. The creativity of the exhibitors knows no bounds and is nature educational impulses for the work with people in nature.

Forest friendships

Worldwide networking and exchange of expertise

Getting to know each other before the conference

Visiting each other after the conference and keeping in touch


It's a good feeling to help.

Commitment to the growing forest kindergarten community is very important

We would like to support this growing community with sponsorships.

If you are interested in a sponsorship, please fill out the application form and we will help you to find an institution.

Who are we looking forward to?

We are looking forward to experts from forest play groups, forest and nature kindergartens and forest institutions, teachers and pedagogues from forest schools and public schools, students, adult educators, further education institutions and associations.

Our friends of firebirds

Providers from the nature, forest and adventure education scene worldwide

Worldwide interested people with hand, heart and head

registration form


Our partner organizations from Switzerland support us in the realization of the conference.