Programs & Events

Educator Trek: Merchants Millpond State Park

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Workshop or Trip
Nov. 3, 2012 | Saturday, 7:30am
Multiple Times: 
Sat., November 3, 2012 - Sun., November 4, 2012
Classroom teachers and assistants (any grade/subject), administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; informal educators such as park and nature center staff & volunteers; anyone working on their NC EE certification.
Location: In the Field - Merchants Millpond State Park, Gates County, NC
$50 (includes transportation from Raleigh, camp fee, most meals, and most camping gear)

Thanks to a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, all Educator Trek costs will be reduced for 2012-13.

Explore one of the most beautiful state parks in the Coastal Plain, Merchants Millpond State ­­­Park. Canoe the millpond and learn about its unique ecology, the magnificent Bald Cypress-Tupelo Gum forest and its many inhabitants.

To regisister, print and mail the Educator Trek Registration Form.

For more information, contact Mike Dunn at 919.707.9905 or