Outdoor Education Institute
An institute for the formal and informal educators of students ages 3-13
Locations: Whiskeytown Environmental School, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Sponsored By: Spring Rivers Foundation; Shasta County Office of Education – CREEC Region 2; California Project WET & Project Learning Tree.
Special Note: Participants may choose to attend one or both days. The $65 application fee covers all food and materials.
Register: Please contact Allison Breedveld, Education Program Director – Spring Rivers Foundation, at 530-722-.7373 to register or to receive more information.
Description: Join us for an overnight, informative, fun-filled, weekend focused on educating in the great outdoors at Whiskeytown Environmental School! Learn how to seamlessly integrate standards-based outdoor education into your curriculum and organize educational field trips for school or community groups.
Participants will receive training and the activity guides for both Project Learning Tree and Project WET – each loaded with activities that connect your classroom curriculum to STEAM education, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Participants will gain additional inspiration from special presentations on local educational resources while staying at Whiskeytown Environmental School.