Educator Workshop Offered at Dunes Learning Center
Contact: Kim Swift, 219-395-1812
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Dunes Learning Center and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry are jointly offering a Project Learning Tree Educator Workshop on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in celebration of Arbor Day and National Parks Week. Educators, naturalists, scout leaders, and other youth leaders are invited to attend this interactive training which runs from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and will be held at the Dunes Learning Center campus.
The workshop is designed for educators working with youth in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade and will enable participants to try a variety of interdisciplinary activities they can use to teach about the environment. Participants completing the full workshop will receive an activity guide featuring 96 broad-based, hands-on, easy to use (and fun) activities!
There is a $35 fee, which includes lunch. Indiana teachers can receive Professional Growth Points and Illinois Teachers can receive CPDUs for attending the workshop. To register or obtain additional information, visit http://duneslearningcenter.squarespace.com/educators-adults/or call the Dunes Learning Center at (219) 395-9555.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the National Park System. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.