Miami Valley – LNCI Summit announced

October 28, 2013 kidsandnature Statewide

(FREE) LEAVE NO CHILD INSIDE SUMMIT

Sat. Feb 22, 11:30 am-4:30 pm  Program # H9
COX ARBORETUM METROPARK, Fifth Third Conference Room, 6733 Springboro Pk.
Join in our third summit as the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside network works to build up access to nature for our children to “Play in the Woods”. Share with other leaders and hear more tested ideas on how to facilitate your school, park, pre-school and or family on creating opportunities connecting kids to nature. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome. Contact (937) 275-7275 for details. Age: 18Y and up Online Reg
Highlights for this year’s summit will include

Presentations

  • Importance of Administration Support to Connect Youth to Nature. Rebecca A. Benná, CPRP, Executive Director Five Rivers MetroParks.
  • Primary Village South Elementary: Using access to Nature to build great Students.  Challenges and Victories. Laura Peterson Naturalist, Primary Village South Stephanie Owens (former Principal of PVS) and Amy Allen (current Principal at PVS) The vision and the legacy of our outdoor classroom at PVS.  
  • Miami County Park District: Connecting Through Festivals, Schools and Rocks Cinda Hanbuch Pinkerton
  • Resource and New Initiatives Recap

Small Group Facilitated Discussion:

  • Ready Set Action, Creating Steps to Move ahead.   Community Discussions DH to MC, Multiple Facilitators for small groups

Announcement Traveling Symposium: Youth Access to Nature Tour June 7th, 2014 Cox Arboretum

Displays in the Hall including Free sample healthy fruit drinks from Smoothie King http://www.smoothieking.com/

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