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Reaching Nature Connection Conference

June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am PDT

Children hiding in tall grass and plants

The Academy of Forest Kindergarten Teachers presents the Reaching Nature Connection Conference

The 6th Annual Outdoor Conference for Early Childhood Educators, Teachers, Counselors, Parents, and Mentors

Do you want to better understand the role of healthy play in a young child’s developing relationship to nature? Do you wish you could feel more calm and adept at handling children’s risky play? Join us in celebration of the genius of children’s natural play. Reaching Nature Connection invites you to join in an exciting weekend of hands-on, research-based, and anecdotal learning. This conference is designed for beginners and experienced educators alike, as well as therapists, administrators, camp counselors, and parents.

Dates: June 24 – 25, 2017 at Skofield Park in Santa Barbara, California

Theme: The Primacy of Play

CEUs: CEUs available through AUSB and co-sponsored by AUSB

Price: Conference fee is on a sliding scale, $225 – $275. Students currently enrolled in an ECE course: $150. Group discounts are available.

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June 24, 2017
9:00 am PDT


Antioch University Santa Barbara – remove
602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

Antioch University and Otterbein University Announce Intention to Form First-of-Kind National University System.

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