San Francisco's Children & Nature Forum

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San Francisco's Children & Nature Forum

This group is for people interested in connecting children to nature in and around the city of San Francisco!  Watch for the quarterly meetings and events related to the work of the participants.

Location: San Francisco, CA
Members: 10
Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2013

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Comment by Suz Lipman on March 15, 2013 at 9:10am

Great opportunity: San Francisco Corps for Education Outside announced its 2013-14 applications. SF's is the first service corps program in the U.S. dedicated to transforming urban public schools into centers of 21st century experiential learning, sustainability and innovation.

http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/san_francisco_corps_fo...

Comment by Suz Lipman on August 22, 2012 at 12:07pm

Bay Area Children in Nature Coalition was featured in Parent's Press! Great article about the importance of nature and the barriers to nature play.

http://www.parentspress.com/Parents-Press/July-2012/Children-In-Nat...

Comment by Suz Lipman on July 6, 2012 at 12:54pm

Hey, that's great, Zach. Thanks!

Comment by Zach Pine on July 5, 2012 at 1:54pm

I'll help spread the news about Clif Kid Backyard Game of the Year Playoffs too.

https://www.facebook.com/events/457216470955157/

Comment by Suz Lipman on July 5, 2012 at 1:36pm

S.F. Bay Area Folks - Do you know that the Clif Kid Backyard Game of the Year Playoffs is going to be in our own backyard? Come over to Crissy Field Sat. 7/14, 11-1. Meet Richard Louv and Olympic skier Jonny Moseley, play the finalists' games, and more.

There's a Facebook event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/457216470955157/

More info about the contest:

http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/six_finalists_announce...

Comment by Zach Pine on April 3, 2012 at 4:16pm

8th Annual Free Create-With-Nature Earth Day Celebration

Saturday April 21, 2012, 11am - 3pm, south end of Stinson Beach

For full information, including photos from past years, carpooling info, etc., see the event page:

http://homepage.mac.com/zpine/ed/ed.html

You can also RSVP and spread the news via the Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/315722132178/

This is a "Let's G.O." event, now in it's 8th year, and for the second year the event is in partnership with the international arts organization Samavesha.

The event is free and 100% volunteer run. We're seeking volunteers for 1/2-hour slots at the welcome table.

Hope many of you will make it!

-Zach

Comment by Suz Lipman on April 3, 2012 at 12:27pm

San Francisco Bay Area teachers: Cal Academy of Sciences is offering a teachers' discount to hear Richard Louv discuss his new book "The Nature Principle" at the Herbst Theater April 24. Details are here:

http://www.calacademy.org/teachers/lounge/?p=4077

Comment by Zach Pine on February 2, 2012 at 6:25pm

Spreading the news about this:

Family Create With Nature:
Sculpture in the Park
Saturday, February 11
10 am to Noon (drop in anytime)
Meet at Rob Hill Campground

Families! Flowers, pine cones, leaves, stones, branches, bark, and other wonders of nature are the inspiration and the materials for this day of spontaneous collaborative artistic expression. Get creative, and have fun while appreciating and honoring nature.

RSVP to nature@presidiotrust.gov or (415) 561-4449

Comment by Sharon Danks on October 18, 2011 at 8:39pm
Thanks for starting this group, Kyle!  Our discussion at the previous quarterly meeting was great.  Do you know when the next meeting will be held?
Comment by Avery Cleary on August 30, 2011 at 7:36pm

Hi Kyle,  Thanks for starting this group.  San Francisco and the Bay Area have so many creative people with innovative, effective programs and projects to connect children/youth and nature - it will be great to get connected here and let others know about them! 

 

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