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Stepping Outdoors: An educator workshop to integrate nature-based learning with classroom instruction

October 2 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Open to: K-12 classroom educators
  • Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
  • Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Location: 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Greenland Point in Princeton, Maine
  • Event Free of Cost
Join Cathy Lookabaugh, from Downeast Coastal Conservancy and Brittany Foster, from UMaine Cooperative Extension 4-H Program for a morning of exploring the benefits of outdoor learning and nature-based education. 
 
Training will include: 
  • Simple outdoor classroom set ups
  • Hands-on activities (environmental/science topics with cross curricular application) 
  • Time to plan and discuss an outdoor lesson for immediate implementation

For more information or to request an accommodation, contact Brittany Foster, 4-H Youth Development Professional, by email at brittany.foster@maine.edu or by telephone at 207.255.3345.


Registration is open from September 1-15.  The class will be limited to 12 participants.

*In the event that COVID policies and procedures change and we are not able to host this workshop in person, a virtual option will be made available on the same date and time.

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/washington/stepping-outdoors/