April 20, 2021
Outdoor and Environmental Learning in Afterschool Settings
Now is the right time to think about how we can successfully take our programming out of the building and give students’ environmental education room to grow! In this webinar, participants hear from guest presenter Abbie Enlund, executive director of the Environmental Education Association of Illinois. Enlund shares strategies and resources to help afterschool programs offer high-quality learning opportunities outdoors. She talks through the outcomes rationale for getting young people outside to learn and shares some simple steps to help you get started with the logistics of outdoor learning. In addition, she highlights tips and strategies for effective outdoor instruction and existing Illinois resources to help 21st CCLC grantees take any existing outdoor and environmental programming to the next level.