Tuesday, October 31, 2023

DCNR State Parks: Online Growing Up WILD Facilitator Training Starts Feb. 8

DCNR’s Bureau of State Parks is hosting Growing Up WILD facilitator training starting February 8 with an online session from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Growing Up WILD - Exploring Nature with Young Children is a national, award-winning, standards-based early childhood (ages 3-7) curriculum that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. 

The GUW Activity Guide includes 27 field-tested activities that include art, reading, music, math, snacks, & outdoor learning.

In Pennsylvania, Project WILD, Growing Up WILD, Project WILD Aquatic, and the extensive Project WILD family of curricula are coordinated by DCNR – PA State Parks with Carissa Longo designated as the State Coordinator. 

Click Here to register and learn more about this program.  Questions should be directed to Carissa Longo, Project WILD Coordinator at calongo@pa.gov or 717-772-1807.

Visit DCNR’s Conservation Education Opportunities webpage for more on programs and opportunities for people of all ages in all regions.

Visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation’s Events webpage and DCNR’s Calendar of Events for activities happening near you.

Visit Explore PA Trails and Get Outdoors PA for recreation areas near you.

  For more information on state parks and forests and recreation in Pennsylvania, visit DCNR’s website, Visit the Good Natured DCNR Blog,  Click Here for upcoming events, Click Here to hook up with DCNR on other social media-- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

[Posted: October 31, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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