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Natural Childhood: An ECHO mini-Summit

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$10

Join us on Saturday, September 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to explore the importance of outdoor play in early childhood settings.  During this ECHO mini-Summit, participants will explore the importance of nature in childhood, learn how loose parts can have infinite possibilities, and hear from a panel of child care professionals actively naturalizing their outdoor spaces.  Participants will learn hands on ways to engage children outdoors and feel empowered to make changes to their outdoor spaces.

Agenda:

9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.: Welcome and introductions

9:20 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.: Green is good!

9:50 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Outside Exploration: loose parts and plant survey

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Panel discussion with sites naturalizing their outdoor  spaces

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Wrap up and next steps

The cost to attend this event is $10/person.

Light breakfast provided.

To register: https://ezregister.com/events/30013/

This event was coordinated through the support of Alliance for Kids.

ECHO is a partnership between The National Wildlife Federation, and North Carolina State University’s Natural Learning Initiative.

To learn more about ECHO, please visit http://www.nwf.org/echo.

ECHO is generously funded by The Colorado Health Foundation and the Gates Family Foundation.

Registration closes on Wednesday, September 18 at 5:00 p.m.  Participants must be registered prior to this date.  Registration is capped at 40 participants.

If you need support registering, please email echo@nwf.org or call 303-441-5145.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Training Categories:
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Website:
https://ezregister.com/events/30013/

Organizer

National Wildlife Federation: ECHO
Phone:
303-441-5145
Email:
echo@nwf.org
Website:
nwf.org/echo

Register

Meals
Light breakfast
County
El Paso County
CDE Approved Trainer
Yes

Location

Colorado Springs Utilities-Water Wise Demonstration Site
2855 Mesa Rd
Colorado Springs,CO80904United States
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