Dauphin County Parks and Recreation works in conjunction with organizations such as the PA Game Commission, PA Fish and Boat Commission, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and the PA Department of Education to introduce educators to quality natural history curriculums. Educators, both formal and non-formal, have the opportunity to increase their knowledge of history and nature by attending educator workshops. Wildwood workshops deal with topics such as wetlands, forests, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and plants and animals. Wildwood workshops could include the following curricula:
- Project WILD
- Project WILD Aquatic
- Project WILD Advanced Series
Growing Up WILD Workshop
Thursday, June 17 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Growing Up WILD is a nationally recognized early childhood education curriculum that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Join educators from the PA Game Commission and Wildwood Park for an engaging workshop featuring field-tested, hands-on activities about wildlife, people and the environment. Discover new activities that provide foundations for early development of positive impressions. Each activity includes art projects, reading, music, math connections and outdoor learning designed to address development in all domains. All activities are correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards, Head Start Domains and PA Education Standards. All participants will receive a Growing Up WILD Guide. Act 48 credit available. Masks and social distancing required. Space is limited. Cost is $25.00 per person.