Kansas FFA Association

Growing Green: Sustainable Gardening Camp Facilitator Workshop July 24 at Rock Springs

  • A unique professional development experience for K-12 educators, pre-service education majors, K-State Research and Extension Staff or informal educators - Participants will receive 1 day of training and then serve as activity leaders for the Sustainable Gardening Camp for 12-14 year olds.
  • Gain strategies, resources, and confidence to teach gardening and learn techniques for starting a school garden
  • Learn more about KACEE’s Kansas Green Schools Program and Garden Gate Curriculum. Take home a materials kit with resources for teaching dozens of hands-on activities
  • Discover innovative ways to integrate natural resource, conservation, and environmental education into your curriculum & programs with ease - Teach students “How to Think, not What to Think” and challenge experiential growth through a “Learning by Doing” curriculum.
  • The opportunity to team teach to youth during a residential environment camp and to gain confidence through writing lessons, practicing, presenting and debriefing with peers.

Facilitator workshop includes curriculum resources AND professional time leading activities at a residential camp. July 24 workshop participants will be expected to facilitate at the Youth Camp July 25-27(must be present from July 24 at 9am - July 27 at 2pm).

This workshop is open to all K-12 Educators, pre-service education majors, KSRE staff and nonformal educators. Educators will receive a certificate for 40 hours. Pre-service teachers seeking professional hours for graduation will receive 10 Professional Growth/Service to Profession hours and 30 hours of Educational Service to Youth and Families (including direct contact with diverse populations) hours.

Registration fee is $70, and includes 3 nights lodging 10 meals, curriculum resources with training, and a materials kit. Scroll down for registration forms, or Click Here to register online. For more information, email Mandy Kern or call 620-412-1725.


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