Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

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Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

Time: February 25, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Cox Arboretum MetroPark, 6733 Springboro Pike
Street: 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio, 45449
City/Town: Dayton
Website or Map: http://www.ohiolnci.org/2011/…
Phone: 937-277-4178
Event Type: leadership, recruitment
Organized By: Doug Horvath
Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2012

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Event Description

February 25th 1:00 to 4:00 PM

Miami Valley Leave Child Inside Summit

Cox Arboretum MetroPark: 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio, 45449

In the Fifth Third Conference Room        

 

Our Children are in danger from lack of contact with the outdoors as documented in Richard Louv’s Book, Last Child in the Woods. Local agencies and individuals have formed the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Coalition and invite children’s advocates to join in our first summit, review our best practices and learn how you can join our efforts or work independently within our structure. Reservations requested, walk-ins welcome, call (937) 277-4178 or register online at www.metroparks.org

Barcode: 7496

 

Featured Speakers

 

Cinda Hanbuch-Pinkerton, Director of Education, Miami County Park District

Presenting- Quest, Connecting Families to nature through exploration - the Ohio Parks Recreation Association Award winning program

 

Lauren Stayer and Emily Chilcoat, Naturalist Staff, Five Rivers MetroParks

Presenting- Five Rivers MetroParks Inquiry Kits and Natural Adventure Box Programs - two programs connecting children in schools and daycare to nature

 

Nate Arnett, Director of Adventure Central, a partnership of Five Rivers MetroParks and 4-H

                Presenting - Nature Play Spaces and why they are important

 

Lucy Siefker, Naturalist with Centerville-Washington Park District

Presenting Play Date Café – A caregiver and toddler’s approach to nature and Fairy and Gnome Home Festivals – Where imagination and nature meet.

 

Linda K. Ramey, Ph.D. with Thumbprint Endeavors LLC

Presenting - Updates from the Ohio No Child Left inside Coalition and user friendly neighborhood play areas maps.

 

For more information on how you can get involved with the No Child Left Inside Movement

See http://www.childrenandnature.org/

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