You don’t need to go on an archeological dig to find the Earth’s hidden treasures. Through the process of EarthCaching, treasure hunters of all ages can discover ancient mountains, sunken forests, and countless other gems
Tour the globe via a Travel Bug: a metal tag that allows you to follow your "hitchhiker" or travel bug. Your hitchhiker can serve as a virtual you - make a club mascot and attach it to the Travel Bug for a more personalized experience.
Remove garlic mustard, a common woodland weed, with or without the supervision of a park ranger. Pulling garlic mustard is a good volunteer activity for youth because the weed is not sharp or otherwise hazardous to handle.
Has spring really sprung? Taking part in Project BudBurst is easy, fun, and affordable. With Operation Green Thumb, using a blend of scientific investigation and Internet resources, youth get in touch with their inner gardener.
Francesca Adler-Baeder, speaking from an extensive research background on families under stress and children's experiences in diverse family types as well as practical experience working with a broad spectrum of families, engages us in ways to better understand and empower families under stress to nurture their children.
This introduction to the interdisciplinary field of intergenerational programming covers the latest initiatives aimed at increasing interaction, cooperation, and mutual support between the generations. The presenters highlighted strategies for planning, implementing, and evaluating intergenerational programs.
This webinar addresses the topic of teens and distracted driving, exploring ways to engage and empower youth to be peer educators on this critically important issue. Approximately 24% of all crashes (1.2 million) are estimated to be caused by cell phone use while driving (National Safety Council, 2012).
Join the team of detectives on the mission to explore "the journey of food" through innovative and integrative school and community gardening programs. The webinar will highlight the benefits of gardening, curriculum connections, activities, technology tools, food and nutrition, and related initiatives.