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Educator Trek: Nature Journaling

  • 5:45pm Friday, February 03, 2017 - 12:00pm Sunday, February 05, 2017

Location: Camp Chestnut Ridge, Efland, NC

Discover nature journaling as a strategy for enhancing learning in many subject areas. Explore the Piedmont in winter and learn about the plants and animals to watch for with the coming of spring. Practice documenting your experiences using an assortment of journaling techniques including sketching, digital photography, poetry and reflective writing. You’ll increase your observation skills and understanding of the local ecosystem while gaining new ways to incorporate science, art, and writing into your teaching.

Credit: 20 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Registration Form
Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.


  • Fee: $95 (includes lodging, transportation, all meals, journaling supplies)
  • Requirements: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
  • Program Instructor: Megan Chesser and Jane Eckenrode
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February 3 @ 5:45 pm
February 5 @ 12:00 pm
$95 (includes lodging, transportation, all meals, journaling supplies)


In the Field

Camp Chestnut Ridge, Efland, NC


Megan Chesser