ABCs of Farm-Based Education March 2017

ABC's of Farm-Based Education
Date: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 to Sunday, March 12, 2017
Time: All Day
Event Type: 
Educator Workshop
Location: Shelburne, VT
Fee: $250 includes lunch, dinner & tax (scholarships available); optional accommodations $65/person/night, includes breakfast & tax (double occupancy)

Discover easy and fun ways to develop agricultural education programs with engaging, kid-tested, educator approved activities! If you are looking for new ideas for an existing program, or are starting to explore the opportunities of farm-based education, this workshop is for you! Spend three days of hands-on, discussion and activity based learning and exploration of the Shelburne Farms campus, including the dairy, farmyard, garden, and forest classrooms. Experience activities from Shelburne Farms’ publications Project Seasons and Cultivating Joy and Wonder as we discuss ways to engage school groups and farm visitors.  Workshop topics include: creating a safe learning environment, developing programs, resource sharing and networking among participants, and more! 

Read more about ABCs on our blog. 

Sample Agenda

Instructors:  Susie Marchand, Vera Simon-Nobes, and other Shelburne Farms educators. 

Co-presented with the Farm-Based Education Network, a project of Shelburne Farms. 

For more information about this program and to apply for scholarships, please contact Amy Rougier, Program Associate.

Registration Details: 

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