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Teaching Kids About Nature: Enrollment Now Open

20150411-IMG_1015-1024x683Sheldrake Environmental Center is now accepting applications for its volunteer environmental educator program,  which starts in the fall. The free training program includes:

  • Fall workshops in nature studies and teaching techniques to be held on Thursdays.
  • Observations with our experienced naturalists.
  • Ongoing enrichment classes.

After completing the training, graduates will assist, co-teach, and eventually lead local elementary school classes and outdoor nature programs in the spring.20150411-IMG_0985-1024x683

Trained volunteers are asked to volunteer two mornings/week during the spring and fall.

Added benefits:

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Benefits include contributing an important service to your community, continuing your education through ongoing enrichment classes, and being part of a group of people who share your environmental values and goals.

These classes are free, with a modest fee for materials. For more information contact:

Volunteer Educator Program Director Mary Davis at:

You can fill out a volunteer application form here.


Joyce Newman
Joyce Newman
Joyce H. Newman is an Emmy Award-winning environmental journalist, educator, and gardener. She holds a Certificate in Horticulture from The New York Botanical Garden, and is a tour guide there.
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