We are pleased to host environmental learning workshops with our members and partners.
Lakewater Instructor Level 1 Course
June 16/17 & June 30/July1
This certification by the Recerational Canoeing Association of BC is an introductory canoeing instructor course for outdoor leaders such as school teachers, camp staff or outdoor educators. Previous experience is beneficial but not required. Canoes and all gear is available on request. Self guided practice and theory preparation will likely be required in between the two weekends.
Course content includes:
- Beginner and advanced tandem skills
- Basic solo skills
- Teaching skills and course structure
- Group management
- Safety procedures, regulations and equipment
- Presenting theory topics
- Written exam submitted after the course
Dirty Teaching: A Practical Guide to Getting Outside with Juliet Robertson
Tuesday, August 21, 9am-4pm
Frank J Mitchell Elementary School, Sparwood
This one-day training event will provide elementary and early years educators with a range of open-ended possibilities for developing great literacy and math experiences outside.
Juliet Robertson is a world-renowned Scottish-based education consultant who specializes in learning and playing outdoors. She is the author of two award-winning and best-selling books: Dirty Teaching and Messy Maths. Her blog, I’m a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here! is a source of information and support for hundreds of thousands of educators.
This Workshop is SOLD OUT
Canadian Classrooms to Communities Conference
October 18 -21, 2018
St. Eugene Mission Resort
From coast to coast to coast, over 300 educators will have the opportunity to gather to learn, share and connect at this made-in-Canada environmental education conference. The theme for the 2018 Conference is Classrooms to Communities (C2C) which envisions learners and educators being deeply connected to place, community and planet, able to effectively communicate their stories of connectedness, and are taking responsibility to do so.
This Conference is SOLD OUT