The Thielke Arboretum, is pleased to announce its FOURTH
ANNUAL NATURE JOURNALING WORKSHOP for elementary level students.
Session 1 SOLD OUT: Nature Journaling
Session 1 for students entering Grades K-2.
Session 1 meets Monday, August 29th and Tuesday, August 30th, from 9:30
to 11:30. The cost is $40 per child for
the two days, materials included.
Nature Journaling Session 2 will follow this for students entering Grades 3-5,
W-Th-F, August 31st, Sept.1st and 2nd, 9:30 to
12:00. Cost is $60 per child for the three days,
Come join former teachers and current Arboretum docents,
Lucille Malka and Diane Schlegel, who are trained nature journalists
Registration is limited to 12
STUDENTS FOR EACH SESSION to enable each participant to receive
individualized attention. Therefore, EARLY registration is advised.
In this 2 or 3 day workshop, students will be encouraged to
develop a close relationship with their natural surroundings through guided
experiences that will cultivate curiosity, promote observation, provide hands
on activities, and present individualized reflective writing and drawing, using
a multitude of materials appropriate for the ages, to keep each experience
alive. Resources and field guides will
be provided to extend each participant’s knowledge of nature, according to
selective interest areas. Participants
will create a personalized nature journal that they will be able to share with
family and friends.
What a wonderful way to answer the predictable back to school question
about what did you do this summer!
children the gift of an exciting outdoor experience at the Thielke
Arboretum. What better way to end the
glorious season of summer than to relax, reflect, and enjoy nature before a
different pace of life draws us in! All
proceeds from this workshop are earmarked for the proposed Thielke Arboretum Environmental
Education Center, a small facility on a piece of land that is not wetlands,
that would allow for additional workshops, programs, and Arboretum
administrative staff onsite.
Outdoor tips: Use
sunscreen, bring a hat, water bottle, insect repellent, and sunglasses. This is
a rain or shine event. Please dress