Professional Learning for Educators of Young Children
Growing Up WiLD and Project Learning Tree:
Creating Environmental Education Experiences Young Children (3-7 yrs)
For K-2 Teachers & Early Childhood Educators
8:30 am – 3:15 pm, Friday, April 12
At the Nara Nature Center east of Houghton (along US-41)
Both the Growing Up WiLDand Project Learning Tree (PLT) Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood Activity Guides build on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the natural world around them through a variety of activities and experiences. All participants will receive a copy of Growing Up Wild activity guide with 27 multi-disciplinary activities and the PLT guide with over 130 experiences that engage young children in outdoor exploration and play.
WHEN: 8:30 am – 3:15 pm, Friday, April 12
WHERE: Nara Nature Center in Houghton, east of Houghton on US-41before crossing Pilgrim R.Presenters:
Robert Wild, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Chief of Interpretation
Joan Chadde and Lloyd Wescoat, MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
Cost: $40 per participant, includes lunch & 2 Activity Guides (no charge to LSSI schools & MTU students). Make checks payable to CCISD, 809 Hecla St., Hancock, 49930.
Credit: 6 SCECHs
To Register: Registration Link