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2014 Summit Schedule

*schedule subject to change

Friday September 12th

8-9am Bock Centre Registration & Check-in

9am Keynote Speaker: Lenore Skenazy

10:15am Transition to Workshops (coffee, tea, juice & fruit available)

10:45am Workshop A (meet at main lodge fire pit)
1) Outdoor Nursery School
2) Acorn Flour: Simple Yet Delicious
3) Introduction to Land Art
4) Why Outdoor Education Works
5) Geology Rocks!
6) Wild Walks: Engaging Children in the Natural World

12:15pm Lunch (Delicious Homemade Creamy Mac & Cheese topped with Bacon & Green Onions, Caesar Salad, Focaccia Bread & Butter, and cookies, coffee, tea, iced tea & lemonade)

1:30pm Workshop B (meet at main lodge fire pit)
1) Growing Up Green: Family Literacy Program
2) Inclusion in Nature
3) Getting to the Root of it All
4) Naturescape for Educators
5) Introduction to Forest School
6) Living Waters

3:30-5:30pm Fun & Games
• Outdoor Jenga
• Tree climbing – Christopher Barkman
• Archery – Diane Minion
• Hiking
• Tent/door decorating

6:00pm Dinner (Roast Beef with Peppercorn Gravy, garlic roasted potatoes, corn, mixed spring leaf lettuce, pomegranates, feta and candied toasted walnuts with vinaigrette, dainties, coffee, tea, iced tea & lemonade )

7:30 Evening Activities & Workshops (free flow activities – sign up at the registration table – max 20 participants – meet at the fire pit)
1) Asronomy Through Myth – Dave Barnes
2) Night Hike – Maddi
3) Campfire
4) Music

Saturday September 13th

8:00-9:00am Breakfast (vegetarian quiche, frittata, bacon, sausages, hashbrowns, assorted muffins, scones, cinnamon buns, loaves, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, and orange juice)

8:30-1:30 Resource Fair (Bock Centre)

9:00-10:00 Keynote Address: Momenta (Krista Law & Sara Harrison)

10:15-12:00 Workshop C (meet at main lodge fire pit)
1) Connecting Infants to Nature
2) Natural Superheroes
3) Wild Walks: Engaging Children in the Natural World
4) Fishing Basics
5) Walking Meditation
6) Traditional Games & Activities

12:00-1:30 Lunch (Assorted wraps and sandwiches on homemade bread, mixed spring lettuce, greek salad, creamy pasta salad, cookies, coffee, tea, iced tea, and lemonade)

1:30-3:30 Workshop D (meet at main lodge fire pit)
1) Get Out & Teach!
2) Traditional Games & Activities
3) Getting the Dirt on Mud Day
4) Discovering & Creating Patterns
5) Cooking Outdoors
6) Living Waters

3:30 Silent Auction Prize Winners (posted in Bock Centre by swag table)

3:30-5:30pm Discussion Groups led by Subject Matter Expert (network/share info & resources with like-minded people) or Free Time to do your own thing!

6:00pm Dinner (Ginger Soy Chicken with Herb Rice, mixed berry salad with maple vinaigrette, green & yellow bean and carrot medley, Focaccia Bread & Butter, dainties, coffee, tea, iced tea, lemonade)

7:30pm Outdoor Film Festival followed by open mic campfire (in front of Bock Centre – bring your own instrument, story, treats and chair) Tent decorating award

Sunday, September 14th, 2012

8:00-9:00am Breakfast (Continental Breakfast; assorted bagels, muffins, scones, cinnamon buns, loaves, yogurts, fruit platter, coffee, tea, juice)

10:00-11:30am    7 Teachings around the campfire with Mae Louise Campbell (God’s Cathedral fire pit)

11:30-Noon Closing/farewell/send off to 2016

See you next time!!!!!


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