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Preparing Educators for Adventures with Kids
Annual Outdoor Education Conference
Dates: February 28 - March 1, 2014
Pre-Conference events February 26-February 27.

"For the things we have to learn before we can do, we learn by doing" -Aristotle

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Ryan Olson, Executive Director

Muddy Sneakers; The Joy of Learning Outside


This event will be a time for educators, camp professionals, college students, and others from related fields to network and share ideas, trends and new strategies.

Sessions will be led by a variety of experts from the field and will cover subjects such as environmental education, administrative issues, grant writing, new trends and ideas, team building, and much more.

If you are interested in energizing your Outdoor Education program, your school, or simply would like more information about the field, join us for an event full of hands-on learning, exciting experiences, and workshops.

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Pre-Conference Events:

Challenge Design Innovations

The practitioner test-day includes both written and practical skills testing for either Level I or Level II Certifications. Practice Day option Wednesday, February 26, testing day February 27.

Project WILD addresses the need for human beings to develop as responsible citizens of our planet and links people and wildlife through wildlife-based conservation and environmental education that fosters responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources. This session will use curriculum materials and hands on activities to accomplish the goal of developing awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment to help make informed decisions, have responsible behavior and constructive action concerning wildlife and the environment.

For more information, contact 864.836.3291, ext. 106 or email Susan Huter.
Check out the video from the 2010 conference!

Cost breakdown:

Early Bird Registration (Before Jan. 1, 2014) - $175

Early Bird Commuter Registration (Before Jan. 1, 2014) - $115

General Registration including meals and lodging - $225

Commuter Rate - $150

Day Rate - $75

Pre-Conference Rates -Varies depending on session

Presenter Rate - Lodging Fee Only + pre-conference session fees

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