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Nature-Based Activities Where Physical Distancing is Part of the Fun!

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Tuesday, September 01, 2020 - Tuesday, September 01, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Join us for an online workshop that will offer fun, nature-based activities and games that you could immediately incorporate into your programs with multi-aged children that support physical distancing and outdoor play. 

These engaging activities are ideal for small to large circles of children, as most programs and centres are limiting the size of their groups to accommodate new COVID-19 protocols. As children naturally want to be in close contact, these nature-inspired activities will promote playing with each other in a way where physical distancing is part of the fun! Supplies needed: a 2 metre stick!

Workshop Details

This workshop will be taking place online via Zoom. Registered participants will be emailed a meeting link. 

About the Facilitator 

Jarrett Krentzel is the director of Hand-In-Hand Nature Education, an outdoor educational program located in the Comox Valley and Campbell River designed to offer a unique early childhood learning experience for children. Jarrett has over 20 years of experience teaching environmental education from preschool to university. He is the co-founder of the Outdoor Early Years Learning Association of BC and Cascadian Crusaders, a non-profit society aimed to educating children about plastic in the ocean, member of BC Nature’s Education Committee, Cumberland’s Ecology of the Forest Committee and Comox Valley Nature Educators, former Vice President of the Comox Valley Naturalists Society, former co-leader of NatureKids BC and co-author and publisher of a children’s illustrated environmental superhero book called The Great Plastic Round-up. 

 

Registration will close on August 26, 2020