Wild in the Wilderness: Environmental Education & Natural History Intensive
April 9–10, 2011, Saturday 9 am to Sunday 4:30 pm. This
workshop is required for teachers and group leaders planning
to bring their group to the Center.
This course is team taught by Julia Clothier, Claire McMurtry, Sherry Stack, Tavis Forrester, and Peter Bergen.
The cost for all participants is $100, or $90 for members of the Seashore Association (become a member). This cost includes lodging, Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast.
This course is the prerequisite for reserving the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center for a 3- to 5-day residential program. Located in the heart of Point Reyes National Seashore, the Center is an 80-bed sustainably managed residential facility founded to support programs that promote environmental and natural history study, and ecological literacy.
Designed for teachers, program coordinators, youth leaders, homeschoolers and community facilitators, course participants will enjoy 20 hours of intensive natural history & environmental education training led by a team of dynamic naturalists and educators who employ hands-on, field-based learning experiences that engage and stimulate learners. Topics include: Animal tracking, beginning birding, herpetology, identifying native plants & learning their stories & uses, planning a night hike, leading a campfire, storytelling, environmental education tips, techniques & tools.
Learn how to create a unique program that enables your class or group to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the natural world, while strengthening their connection to each other.
The program is compatible with the California State Science Framework.
Teachers may earn 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Dominican University for an additional fee.
To register please call 415-663-1200 x 306 or click the button in the top right of this page to send an email.