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Nature Nerds What To Do Fall 2016

Whittling Workshop


WILD CONNECT with Maddi Kettner

Developed as a partnership between the Canadian Wildlife Federation and the Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC), the WILD Connect leadership course is a one evening + two day intense learning experience. Attendees will become certified in WILD Education and in Field Leader (Hiking) while participating in orientation, curriculum-based activities (indoors and outdoors) and discussions regarding the practice and outcomes of experiential outdoor education. They return to their communities with quality program activities and a national risk management certification that is often required by their administrators.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to lead children and youth into natural environments.
  • Become a certified Field Leader (Hiking)
  • Become a certified instructor for Project WILD.
  • Engage with other passionate physical activity and environmental educators.

Next Dates:   Oct. 20-22

Where:Camp Nutimik, Manitoba

Cost:               $115
Includes:        Instruction, Course Manuals, 2 Certificates, Food and Accommodation


Intro to Forest School with Kay Rasmussen:



Take Me Outside Day 2016

Take Me Outside Day 2016


MNACC Meeting (Manitoba Nature Action Collaborative for Children) October Meeting:

October 25, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM (Centre Tour) 7:00 PM (Meeting Starts) Location: Discovery Centre 367 Hampton Street Winnipeg, Canada


An Evening of Inspiration (10-15 minutes/speaker followed by group discussion

 Forest Days — Corine Anderson

 Forest Schools in Scotland — Nila Cottrell

 Campsite Adventures — Lorie Fiddler

 Beyond Trips — Anja Balharry

 Two–Weeks Outdoor — Vicki Curtis

 10% Gardening Challenge — Joy Pollreis

 Nature Summit 2016 —Bryan Dueck

 Hidden Urban Treasures-Esther McNamay

This event is free but pls RSVP so they know how many chairs to set up!!

For More Info. Contact Ron Blatz ( or 204-889-2689

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