We are pleased to host the following environmental education workshops in partnership with our members and partners.
Get Outdoors Workshop
May 13, 9am-11am OR 12:30pm-2:00pm
Arrow Heights Elementary, Revelstoke
Join us for an engaging outdoor workshop where our experienced facilitators will model the Get Outdoors guide’s activities for manageable and successful outdoor classroom experiences. This new educator’s guide supports teachers in getting their students outside and engaged in experiencing the outdoor classroom. Activities include hands-on mapping, cultural explorations of special places, values exploration and secondary level projects. Find out more…
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Youth Safe Outdoors
May 15, 9:00am – 3:30pm
School District Board Office, Invermere
A workshop supporting the planning and delivery of safe off-site activities, outdoor pursuits, aquatics, and travel. This hands-on workshop will increase educators capacity to use the YSO resources, ensuring that outdoor activities are sufficiently safe. Read more.
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL
Interpreter Certification Course
May 24-26, Blue Lake
CBEEN is pleased to partner with the Columbia Outdoor School to offer a 2-day interpretive guide certification course. Facilitated by the Interpretive Guides Association (IGA), this course will offer educators excellent training on how to better present information to groups, as well as learn in-depth information on the local natural environment in our region, including flora, fauna, ecology and geology. It will also result in the first step on the path to certification as an interpretive guide with the IGA. Subsidized rates are available for CBEEN members!
REGISTER BY MAY 17
Inquiring Voices Environmental Education Gathering
September 20-22 2019
Whatshan Lake Retreat, Near Nakusp
The goal of this annual event is to bring together educators to form a rich learning community meet to share, support, and collaborate with one another. These retreats are a great opportunity to network, share resources and stories, inspire one another and have fun through dialogue and activity.
Hosted in partnership with Arrow Lakes EEPSA Local Chapter.