2015 Program Workshop Offerings

(Check this schedule regularly as workshops will be added throughout the year.)


Upcoming Workshops

October 24, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Russell – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. This workshop is located at Noble View Outdoor Center, 635 South Quarter Road, Russell. Click here for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUwild Noble View.pdf
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline October 13, 2015.

November 7, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Milton – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. This workshop is located at Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum, 1094 Canton Ave. Milton. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Blue Hills 2015
Please click here to register online or call (617) 333-0690 x 5226. Registration deadline October 24, 2015.


Past Workshops

February 7, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Plymouth – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. The workshop takes place at Southeastern Mass Pine Barrens Alliance office. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Southeastern Pine Barrens
Please contact Karen Kurkoski at kkurkoski@yahoo.com or (508) 747-0526. Registration deadline is January 23, 2015.

February 7, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Westborough – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. The workshop takes place at Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Field Headquarters. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Westborough
Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310. Registration deadline is January 28, 2015.

March 7, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Lenox – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. MA Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW Audubon Pleasant Valley
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is February 20, 2015.

March 14, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Cambridge – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Maynard Ecology Center, Cambridge. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Cambridge
Please contact Jean Rogers at jrogers@cambridgema.gov or (617) 349-4793 for registration details. Registration deadline is February 26, 2015.

March 21, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Norwell – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Norwell
Please contact Diane Thureson at dthureson@ssymca.org or (781) 659-2559 x 216 for registration details. Registration deadline is March 7, 2015.

March 21, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Bedford – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford (www.edcollab.org).  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW EDCO
. Please contact Dana Mullaley at dmullaley@edcollab.org for registration details. Registration deadline is February 21, 2015.

March 28, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Springfield – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Springfield Science Museum. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Springfield Science Center
Please contact Pam Hess at phess@outdoors.org for registration details. Registration deadline is March 14, 2015.

June 13, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Cambridge – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. This workshop is located at Maynard Ecology Center at Fresh Pond Reservation, 650 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Fresh Pond
Please contact Jean Rogers at jrogers@cambridgema.gov or (508) 562-7506 for registration details. Registration deadline June 1, 2015.

June 14, 2015 – Project WILD Professional Development Workshop, Lincoln – Receive training in this award winning, interdisciplinary nationally recognized program! It is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. The program emphasizes terrestrial and aquatic wildlife because of their intrinsic, ecological value, as well as their role in teaching how ecosystems function. Through the use of balanced curriculum materials and professional training workshops, Project WILD accomplishes its goal of developing awareness, knowledge, skills and commitment. Workshop participants will receive a copy of the guide and a certificate of completion. This hands-on workshop has applications for school teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, nature center staff, home educators, after care teachers, etc. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Project Wild Lincoln June 14 2015
To register please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310. Registration deadline is June 1, 2015.

June 17, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Danvers – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. This workshop is located at Endicott Park, 57 Forest Street, Danvers.Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Danvers
Please contact Christine Dean at cdean@mail.danvers-ma.org for registration details or register online at www.endicottpark.com. Registration deadline is June 12, 2015.