Nature Immersion in the Acadian Forest

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Step into the Acadian Forest and be immersed in nature’s healing and inspiring offerings on this 3-hour nature immersion. Connect with yourself and your surroundings through guided meditation, forest bathing, and mindfulness practices with Wil, your Nature and Forest Therapy Guide!

Experience Highlights:
  • Slow down and meet the land with a guided meditation led by your host Wil Brunner. Wil is formally trained as a Nature and Forest Therapy Guide.
  • Feel close to nature with guided forest-bathing and stewardship activities. Deepen your relationship to nature through sensory activities and simple conservation acts.
  • Feel at home in the wild with sitting mats and blankets available for you to use. A large, heated tent is available during cold temperatures and heavy precipitation.
  • Receive a Closer to Nature kit, crafted by your guide Wil to use during the experience and take home with you, including:
  • An eco-friendly tote bag to carry your personal items,
  • Wil’s Nature Connections package with forest bathing tips and resources on regional flora and fauna,
  • Locally made nature journal and pencils.
  • Celebrate your time in nature with locally produced snacks and freshly brewed forest tea!


230 Rocknotch Road, South Tremont, NS (across the road from the McMaster Mill Historic Park)

2024 Dates:

  • January 20 & 27
  • February 24
  • March 16 & 23
  • April 20 & 27
  • May 11 & 25
  • June 15 & 22
  • July 13 & 20
  • August 17 & 24
  • September 14 & 21
  • October 19 & 26
  • November 16 & 23
  • December 14


1pm - 4pm

Price: $80 per adult (14+) + HST + booking fee, $50 per child (7-14) + HST + booking fee. Children under 7 are free.

Includes guided meditation, a Closer to Nature kit, locally produced snacks and freshly brewed forest teas.

Check availability and book your experience HERE.

Good to Know:

  • Please note, the meeting point will be confirmed at least 4 days prior to the event (but will be in this general area). Please check your inbox prior to arriving for a confirmed meeting point.
  • Please confirm any food considerations; gluten, dairy, nut-free, and vegan options can be easily offered.
  • Because this experience is completely in the natural world, indoor space and bathrooms are not closely available.
  • Although your experience will be fairly gentle and relaxed, proper outdoor attire is suggested to create a carefree and enjoyable time in nature!
  • You should come with sturdy, water-resistant footwear and a waterproof outer layer if the weather dictates.
  • Long pants and sleeves will offer additional protection from insects, the sun and cool breezes.
  • Since there are moments of stillness through the experience, an extra layer or two and a warm toque or gloves could be helpful in non-summer months.
  • It's encouraged to bring a reusable water bottle which can be replenished during the experience.
  • Bug repellent, ideally with a mild scent, is recommended during the spring months.
  • This activity does not occur on uneven, steep or slippery terrain but will be away from paved surfaces. The maximum distance covered during this mindful experience is 1.5km. If you have specific accessibility requirements, please email
Wil Brunner

Your host and guide is Wil Brunner, owner of Soft Pine Wellness. Originally from the Muskoka region of Central Ontario, Wil has found inspiration and support from the natural world since he was child. Throughout the years, Wil has helped to restore fish and forest habitat, educated on the environment to youth and adults, and provided wilderness-based mental health counselling and mentorship. Wil was formally trained as an Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guide in 2021 which brought together his passions of supporting people’s relationships with the natural world, with each other and with themselves. Experiences led by Wil always features gentle and mindful acts, adoration and respect for nature, and a hospitable and joyful atmosphere. Wil loves nothing more than guiding others on their own journey of discovery within the beautiful landscapes and ecology of the Acadian Forest, Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley!