Weekend Chotto Forest – Let’s Climb Trees in the ARI Forest!

9AM-1:30PM Saturday, January 20, 2023

What is tree climbing?

Tree climbing is a guided experience for children to safely experience the wonders of the forest in a guided environment, with experts and using special equipment. After a quick orientation, kids climb the trees with ease! Come join us for a day in the woods at ARI’s Weekend Chotto Forest!

Please register by contacting ARI at the info below.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

ARI EMAIL:pr@ari.ac.jp TEL:0287-36-3111 (Contact: Izawa)

Tree climbing is a program for children (6 years old and up).
Adults are also welcome to join our quiz relay and lunch. (free for children aged 6 and under)

ARI Children’s Forest Experience Program

Program name: Weekend Little Forest
Theme: Let’s go tree climbing in ARI’s forest!
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2023
Target: Elementary children (6 years old and up)
Number of participants: about 10

Time Program
8:50 ARI
9:00 Orientation, tree climbing
10:30 Quiz relay
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Dismissal

Bring: Dirty clothes and shoes (for tree climbing), cap, water bottle
Fee: 1,500 yen for child and accompanying adult (includes insurance and lunch)

Cooperating Organization

Nasu Kogen Shizen Gakko:

Nasu Kogen Shizen Gakko is a non-profit organization that organizes nature experience programs for children and adults of all ages at Nasu Kogen Highlands. Nature is the classroom, nature is the textbook, and nature is the teacher. We practice nature experience activities and environmental education in Nasu Highlands. (From the Nasu Kogen Shizen Gakko website)

Tochigi Conservation Corps:

Tochigi Conservation Corps (Tochigi Kankyo Mirai Kichi) is an organization that conducts forestation activities mainly by young people. You can also participate in protecting the forest. There are various ways to participate. Let’s create a good forest together. (From Tochigi Conservation Corps website)

The same program will be held at a different time on the same day with Sannohachi, a local organic store in front of Nishinasuno Station.
If you are interested, please contact Sannohachi.


Sannohachi is a store in Nasushiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture, that sells mainly organic vegetables, rice, and seasonings. We support your health and lifestyle by focusing on each of our products, such as rice and vegetables that use as little pesticides and chemical fertilizers as possible, and seasonings that do not contain additives. (From Sannohachi website)