Category Archives: Summit 2012

Workshops- Back to Nature: An Eco-theatre Workshop

An interactive theatrical workshop whose participants will explore a variety of awe-inspiring phenomenon that occur right in our own backyard. From flower propagation to soil organisms, participants will embody nature’s processes, characterize the interactions between plants, animals and humans, explore … Continue reading

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Workshops- Exploring Ecology in Art

Using a sampling of activities from Assiniboine Park‘s art programming, we will get the creative energies flowing by using nature to inspire a variety of art projects. We will take two hours to play outdoors, exploring the forests and open … Continue reading

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Workshops- Seed Paper Making and Outdoor Nature Hike

Deanna Kazina has worked with Bridging The Gap, since 2007 as an interpreter and is presently the Program Manager. She has spent many years working with children from Winnipeg’s core neighbourhoods teaching gardening and environmental issues. She holds a deep passion for … Continue reading

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Workshops- Reflections on Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care

Meet Stephanie De Sousa she is an early childhood educator, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Formally trained as an architect, she soon realized her passions lay in education- more specifically nature education. She has studied ECEC in New Zealand, where she … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Minds (and wallets)

“I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life…money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true”   Walt Disney If you’ve never been to a Manitoba Nature Action Collaborative for Children (MNACC) gathering then you won’t … Continue reading

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Keynotes: Manitoba Nature Summit 2012

Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. is pleased to announce that we have confirmed two amazing keynote speakers for the 2012 Nature Summit this September 14 and 15th!!! We are very excited to hear from these two inspiring women and we hope … Continue reading

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News- Reel Green Film Festival

It’s that time of year again… our friends at the Manitoba Eco-Network will be presenting the Reel Green Film Festival February 3 and 4th at the WECC (Friday) and U of W (Saturday). The Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. will be … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Reasons to Garden with your Children-1

I started this as a single post about why you should garden with children but it’s turning out to be too long so I’ve turned it into a series. I personally think that gardening with children is a life-changing event. … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee part 5

Hi. I’m Corine Anderson. I grew up in rural Saskatchewan and spent the bulk of my childhood building tree forts, collecting bugs and eating random berries from the forest. So when I first started working in School Age Care in … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – Part 4

Meet Cheryl Tremblay.   Cheryl has been a family childcare provider since 1997 but in 2007 she began to focus on a nature based curriculum.  She spends as much time as possible outdoors with the children – hiking, gardening and … Continue reading

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