This is a wonderful opportunity for† summer camps and vacation-care camps.
It seems that the camp season just ended- but you all know it is a 12 month job! Also for those afterschool programs that hve embraced daily connecting to nature in your afterschool programs , this would also benefit you!
I am an active member of the Children and Nature Network† (C&NN) TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHILDREN AND NATURE NETWORK CLICK HERE
C&NN offers many great resources that build on NJ’s Outdoors in the Garden State campaign!
Here is a great one for† you and it is FREE!
American Camping Association , a national partner, † with C&NN has partnered on NATURE ROCKS .
Nature Rocks is a national program to reach, inspire and empower millions of families to play and explore in nature. Drawing on research that indicates that activities in nature makes children and families happier, healthier and smarter, Nature Rocks is guided by Richard Louv- author of the best-seller Last Child in the Woods and has a growing list of national partner
Special Webinar for Camps – September 30th
Presented by C&NN Partner, American Camp Association
Resources to Help Camps Market Programs to Parents and Connect Children and Nature
Exciting new Nature Rocks resources to support your efforts to provide meaningful experiences to children and families are now available. Camps will receive access to a customizable set of materials and new ways to reach more campers and parents.
Nature Rocks is a national program to reach, inspire, and empower millions of families to play and explore in nature. ACA will host a Free webinar on September 30, 2009, (2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. EST) to share how the Nature Rocks program can help you better reach families and keep them engaged with your programs.