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

2014 Program Workshop Offerings


January 18 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Sandwich – 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 the Thornton Burgess Society (www.thorntonburgess.org), Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, E. Sandwich from 9:00 A.M.to 3:30 P.M. .  Please contact Mary at mary.beers@thorntonburgess.org or (508) 888-6870 for registration details.  The registration deadline is January 11, 2014.

March 22 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Sandwich – 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 the Thornton Burgess Society, Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, E. Sandwich from 9:00 A.M.to 3:30 P.M. Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of Growing Up Wild March_2014
. Please contact Mary at mary.beers@thorntonburgess.org or (508) 888-6870 for registration details.  The registration deadline is March 15, 2014.

May 1 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Worcester – 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 atBroad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Road, Worcester from 9:00 A.M.to 3:30 P.M. Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of Growing Up WILD Broad Meadow Brook 2014
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is April 26.

May 17 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Medford – 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 Graceworks Child Care Program, Grace Episcopal Church, 160 High Street in Medford from 9:00 A.M.to 3:30 P.M. Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of Graceworks Child Care Growing Up Wild 2014 (2)
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is May 2.

June 24 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Wales – 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 Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 Peck Road in Wales, from 9:00 A.M.to 3:30 P.M. Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of Norcross Growing Up Wild 2014
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is June 10.

November 4, 2014 – 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. The workshop takes place at Endicott Park, 57 Forest Street, Danvers (www.endicottpark.com). Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW Endicott Park
. Please contact Christine Dean at cdean@mail.danvers-ma.org or on line at www.endicottpark.com Registration deadline is October 31, 2014.

November 15, 2014 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Athol – 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 Athol Bird and Nature Club, Millers River Education Center, Athol (www.atholbirdclub.org).  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW Miller River
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is November 1, 2014.

November 15, 2014 – 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 the Southeastern Mass Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA) Office, Plymouth.  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of Southeastern Pine Barrens
. Please contact Karen Kurkoski at kkurkoski@yahoo.com  or (508) 747-0526 for registration details.

December 6, 2014 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Westborough – SPACE STILL AVAILABLE  - 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 MassWildlife Field Headquarters, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough.  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW Field HQ
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is December 1, 2014.

2015 Program Workshop Offerings

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 to for more information about this workshop pdf format of 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, Westboro – 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 to for more information about this workshop pdf format of MassWildlife Field Headquarters PW
. 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 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..