Re-Connecting with Nature Workshops June 12-24, 2015

Re-Connecting with Nature Workshops June 12-24
June 19 in Barrachois (St. Ann’s Bay United Church Hall)

Instructor Dr. Alan Warner (Professor at Acadia University) Discusses the Workshop in an Interview with Steve Sutherland, CBC Morning Sydney Radio

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The Re-Connecting with Nature workshop is a hands-on day of outdoor adventure to improve your ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. The workshop is suitable for youth group leaders, recreation and camp staff, teachers, early childhood educators, parents and concerned citizens. The aim is to increase leadership capacity in Nova Scotia in order to re-connect children and youth with nature. Participants will improve their leadership skills, gain practical activity ideas, network with like-minded folks and have fun in nature. The workshop is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness with support from Acadia University.

Workshops will take place: June 12 in Truro; June 13 in Halifax; June 16 in Wolfville; June 19 in Barrachois; June 20 in Antigonish; and June 24 in Lunenburg. The workshop cost is $50 ($40 for members of Hike Nova Scotia). A $25 subsidy is available for parents not associated with an organization and for volunteer leaders. Registration includes a workshop manual and a one-year membership with Hike Nova Scotia. To learn more and to register go to http://www.hikenovascotia.ca/proj…/reconnecting-with-nature/.

Hike Nova Scotia –  info@hikenovascotia.ca / www.hikenovascotia.ca

*In Partnership and Proudly Supported By Naturally Active Victoria County. FREE for Victoria County Residents.

Support Hike Nova Scotia by becoming a member ($10 for individuals, $18 for families, $25 for organizations and $100 for a Lifetime member). Become an associate member for free. Follow Hike Nova Scotia on Twitter, become a Facebook fan or check out the Hike NS Blog.

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