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Location: Rutland

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 3

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Liz King
(802) 775-3906

Growing Up WILD Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Child Care Provider Network of Rutland
Instructor: Alison Thomas, VT Fish and Wildlife

"Growing Up Wild" is an early education program that builds on a child's sense of wonder of the world and invites them to explore wildlife and nature around them. This program helps to develop lifelong social and academic skills about the natural world. Each participant in this training will receive the activity guide, "Growing Up Wild: Exploring Nature with Young Children", written for children 3-7. This guide features 27 field-tested, hands-on, ready-made thematic units and over 400 experiences for children. The experiences include scientific exploration, art, music and movement, reading and math and numerous extension activities. The activities help to foster learning in the domains of social and emotional, physical, language and cognitive areas.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
March 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Additional Information

Location is Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland Please park at the rear of the building Take the Mitchell Therapy Pool entrance and drive around to back of building. Conference room is at the top of the hill. Space is limited to 30 so it is important that you call if you need to cancel.