Lana Gilson
Nature Explore


Saturday, August 17, 2019

Deadline to register is August 16, 2019


$50.00 for each workshop

Space is limited-register quickly!


Our Sisters' School
145 Brownell Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02740


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Nature Explore Workshops Coming to 
Our Sisters' School

Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, in collaboration with
Our Sisters' School, proudly invites you to two Nature Explore workshops devoted to reconnecting children with nature.


Saturday, August 17, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Using Your Outdoor Classroom

Experience interesting techniques for using outdoor classrooms as an integral part of children’s daily learning. Find out how well-designed outdoor spaces facilitate healthy physical, emotional, intellectual and social development in a variety of settings (from schools to early childhood programs to public spaces). 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
*Lunch is available for purchase at the Buttonwood Park Zoo or you may bring your own

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The Arts & Nature

Discover engaging art experiences inspired by nature that help children make deeper connections with the world around them. Experience the Look-Move-Build-Sketch planning tool that encourages multifaceted arts exploration.

*School entrance is located on the backside of the Synagogue where the outdoor classroom is.
*Complimentary zoo passes generously donated by the Buttonwood Park Zoo.
*Attending a workshop meets one of the requirement needed for Nature Explore Classroom certification.

We understand things happen and schedules change. If you need to cancel a workshop you are registered to attend please contact Nature Explore immediately via phone or email. A 50% refund will be received on all cancellations received up to 7 days prior to the workshop. If cancellation is made within 7 days of the workshop, no refund will be received.