3rd Annual Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

Event Details

3rd Annual Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

Time: February 22, 2014 from 11:30am to 4:30pm
Location: COX ARBORETUM METROPARK, Fifth Third Conference Room, 6733 Springboro Pk.
Event Type: leadership, networking, and, training
Organized By: Doug Horvath
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2014

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Event Description

Program # H9

Join in our third summit as the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside network works to build up access to nature for our children to “Play in the Woods”. Share with other leaders and hear more tested ideas on how to facilitate your school, park, pre-school and or family on creating opportunities connecting kids to nature. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome. Contact (937) 275-7275 for details. Age: 18Y and up Online Reg

 

Highlights for this year’s summit will include

 

Presentations

  • Importance of Administration Support to Connect Youth to Nature. Rebecca A. Benná, CPRP, Executive Director Five Rivers MetroParks.

 

  • Primary Village South Elementary: Using access to Nature to build great Students.  Challenges and Victories. Laura Peterson Naturalist, Primary Village South Stephanie Owens (former Principal of PVS) and Amy Allen (current Principal at PVS) The vision and the legacy of our outdoor classroom at PVS. 

 

  • Granny’s Garden, Practical Tips on Gardens at Schools. Roberta Paolo, Executive Director and Jody Maher, Education Director

 

  • Miami County Park District: Connecting Through Festivals, Schools and Rocks Cinda Hanbuch Pinkerton

 

  • Resource and New Initiatives Recap

 

Small Group Facilitated Discussion:

  • Ready Set Action, Creating Steps to Move ahead.   Community Discussions DH to MC, Multiple Facilitators for small groups

 

Announcement Traveling Symposium: Youth Access to Nature Tour June 7th, 2014 Cox Arboretum

 

Displays in the Hall including

Free sample healthy fruit drinks from Smoothie King Dayton Ohio

Centerville Washington Park District Display

Adventure Central OSU Display

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps Display

Public Health Department Montgomery County Display

EECO Display

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