104 - Simple Resources to Energize Staff, Children and Families Through Nature

Tuesday, September 26
2:35 PM–3:50 PM

Location: Room 206

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
Track: Health & Wellness
Session Type: Education Session
NRPA Three Pillars: Health & Wellness

After-school programs are essential to helping kids and families stay active and healthy. Kids who learn and play outdoors have lower stress levels and have greater respect for themselves, others and the environment. This interactive workshop will give you tools to connect staff, children and families with nature in fun, physically active ways, while teaching healthy eating and STEM skills. You’ll leave prepared to make your next trip outside an unforgettable experience of fun and learning.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Describe how outdoor education and nature activities can support student learning and engagement.
Identify simple and free resources that can be used with staff, families and children.
Describe how nature activities can provide social, emotional and educational benefits.