1.) To network with some truly amazing people.
2.) To re-discover wonder.
3.) Because when else can you attend a conference and not have to iron anything?
4.) You want a world that values play and children who appreciate nature.
5.) You’d like some help convincing your administrators/childcare coordinator that you should have an adventure playground.
6.) Because Forest School.
7.) The best place to learn about astronomy is while lying under the stars.
8.) You need to add to your wood cookie necklace collection.
9.) You’d like to channel your inner Andy Goldsworthy and create some nature art.
10.) You’d like to develop a deeper connection with nature so you can pass it along to the children you work with.
11.) You’d like to get your yearly allotment of Professional Development hours by playing outside rather than sitting in a dreary conference room.
12.) You’ve always wanted to pretend that you are Katniss Everdeen at a real archery range, followed up by catching/foraging your own dinner.
13.) You are dying to know what an Eco-village is and what they have to do with education.
14.) Because Barret Miller tells the best stories.
15.) You’d like to learn more about Reggio in the out-of-doors and make a fairy garden.
16.) You want to encourage risky play in your program but don’t want to get fired or sued.
17.) The food is amazing!
18.) You haven’t missed a single Nature Summit and you’ve been looking forward to it since 2014. Or…
19.) You missed the last Nature Summit and you still regret it.
and last but not least…
20.) To make new friends who care as much as you do about kids and the earth.
Don’t miss out! To Register for the 2016 Manitoba Nature Summit please follow this link: https://registration.plannersplus.ca/naturesummit2016/registration.aspx