In-Person Classes

Since 2005, Roman Shapla has offered classes in sustainable education to youth of all ages through his organization, the Children’s Permaculture Guild. Over the years he has taught everything from general introductory courses (Permaculture for Kids) to specific subjects (e.g. Place-based Mapmaking). He has designed each class to emphasize hands-on learning, nature awareness, and child empowerment.

With more than decade of teaching experience Roman has taught in the following areas:

Community centers

Waldorf schools

Public libraries


City parks


Neighborhood Events


Primitive Skills Gatherings

Public schools


Private classes

Montessori schools

Art guilds

Environmental Education centers

Free schools


Private charter schools

Nonprofit trainings

Gatherings, festivals, and special events

To inquire about having Roman teach at your event, contact