Attend one of our free field trip orientation workshops to get all the tools you need to confidently guide your students on a meaningful outdoor learning experience. You will be introduced to our hands on indoor activities in our education center, hike the Twin Barns Loop Trail, and learn about one of the largest restoration projects in the Puget Sound! Refreshments will be provided. Workshop Dates:
Saturday, December 12th, 9am-1pmSaturday, January 23rd, 9am-1pm CANCELLEDSaturday, February 20th, 9am-1pmWednesday, March 2nd, 4pm-8pm
***Only teachers who have participated in a field trip orientation workshop within the past three years are able to schedule a class for their field trip between May 15th and the end of the school year. Teachers who have attended a workshop since 2011 and scheduled a field trip within the past two years may continue to schedule field trips between May 15th and the end of the school year without re-taking the workshop.***Admission to this four hour workshop is free. Clock hours are available for a fee, approved by ESD113. The workshop is held at the Education Center at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (From I-5 Take Exit 114 and follow signs).
For more information on the workshops scheduled for 2015-2016, download the Field Trip Orientation flyer.
To register for a workshop, download the Registration Form, and send your completed form to the Refuge.
Please note, while we do our best to accommodate all field trip requests, participation in a field trip orientation workshop does not guarantee that your requested field trip dates will be available.
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