Thursday, June 18, 2009

Project Wild workshop announcement

Please send this workshop notice out to your list of teachers, youth leaders and other educators:

Project Wild/Aquatic Wild Workshop
Friday, July 24, 2009
9am- 3pm

Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center
4140 24th St SE
Ruskin, Hillsborough County

Tentative agenda:

9am: Introduction, pre-test, Wild background

9:30-10am: ice breaker- Who Am I?

10-11am: Water Canaries

11am-11:30am: Sockeye Scents

11:30am- noon: Wetland Metaphors

Noon-12:30pm: What Your Lunch Cost Wildlife (this is a working lunch break- please brown-bag it, limited lunch options nearby)

12:30-1pm: Wild Walk, The Power of Song

1-2pm: Dragonfly Pond

2- 2:30 pm: Wildlife Research

2:30-3pm: wrapup, post test, evals

The agenda is arranged to cover a variety of grade levels starting with K-2 right up through middle/high school.

Particpants will receive both the Project Wild and Aquatic Wild curriculum manuals, certificate of completion plus a wealth of information and resources. We will also have a 'Teacher Resource Exchange' so if you bring an item you no longer use but that still has educational value, you might find something that someone else is ready to let go of in exchange. Current items up for grabs are fish tanks, water quality test kits and posters.

For general information about Project Wild, visit the FWC website at . For specific questions about this particular workshop and to reserve your place, email Dolly at . Registration limited to 20 people.

Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of SR674 at the end of 24th St SE in Ruskin, exit 240 on I-75. Camp Bayou is a partnership between the Ruskin Community Development Foundation, Inc. and Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation. Visit on the web at

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