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Natural Childhood: An ECHO mini-Summit
September 28, 2019 @ 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-441-5145.