Lana Gilson
Nature Explore


Saturday, April 18, 2020

Deadline to register is April 17, 2020


$50.00 per person/per workshop

Space is limited-register quickly!

Severson Dells Nature Center

8786 Montague Road
Rockford, IL  61102      

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Nature Explore Workshops Coming to Severson Dells Nature Center

Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, in collaboration with Severson Dells Nature Center, proudly invites you to two Nature Explore workshops devoted to reconnecting children with nature.


Saturday, April 18, 2020

 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 off site or we invite you to bring your own lunch and join in connecting with others during this time.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The Arts and 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.

*Attending one workshop meets one of the requirements 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.