Off Campus Event: Nature Based Education Summer Institute, May 18-20 2018 (Register now)

Dave the Dates: May 18-20, 2018
Nature Based Education: Summer Institute

Friday,May 18
Evening Public Lecture

Saturday, May 19
Join us for an exciting one-day conference focused on nature-based education. Sessions are designed to be interactive and outdoors, and will appeal to a range of educators working across age levels and settings. The day will be designed for educators-in-training as well as those who have extensive experience in the field. Opportunities to connect with colleagues will foster shared learning and exploration. The day will feature a keynote speaker, locally grown food, and workshops that will bring you outside to learn more about how nature based education benefits children and adults. Schedule of sessions will be available in early January 2018.

Please note: low-cost on-campus accommodations will be available Friday and Saturday nights

Sunday, May 20

Post-Conference Sessions Relax, connect with nature, and network with other professionals. Full-and half-day options available, and may include visiting a local organic farm, participating in a nature journaling workshop, hiking to a backcountry hut and more

Website: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/gradstudies/nbe/ Sponsored by University of Maine at Farmington

Office of Graduate Studies

Division of Elementary, Early Childhood, and Early Childhood Special Education