408 - Natural Benefits: What Nature Centers Can Do to Boost Your Programming!
Christy Graser, Environmental Education Supervisor, Fox Valley Park District; Jessica Reyes, Heller Nature Center Manager, Park District of Highland Park
Looking for a way to expend boundless energy while helping your program’s registrants and campers improve social skills and cooperation techniques and provide opportunities for the popular skill of self-inquiry? Let the IPRA Nature Committee introduce you to the tools, resources, and talent that can fulfill your year-round programming. Learn about field trip opportunities in your backyard that can fill a full or half-day of fun. Local options can fit all types of budgets, group sizes, and timeline needs!
- Link the benefits of nature-based resources and tools to your programming.
- List three benefits of nature programming and how it applies to you.