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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

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Wednesday, April 19 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Walkshop: Youth-Led Nature Adventures LIMITED
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Limited Capacity seats available

"Walkshops" and workshops provide hands-on opportunities to learn strategies and techniques for connecting urban children to nature.

Scouts Canada offers youth from ages 5 to 26 opportunities to experience new things, have more adventures, and develop into confident and capable individuals better prepared for success in the world. Discover the simplicity of how we engage youth in "Learn by Doing" activities. Some of which are STEM-based while others are focused on self-exploration of our natural world and how youth understand their role within it. 

Max Capacity: 40

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Marc Chamberland

Director of Program development, Scouts Canada
Having worked with children and youth since my teen years. I always love to hep our young people find a passion for the outdoors. As a scouter, I find myself lucky to help create a movement of youth inspiring other youth to get outside!
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Caitlyn Piton

National Youth Commissioner, Scouts Canada
I am 23 years old and the National Youth Commissioner for Scouts Canada. I also Chair the National Youth Network and am an Officer on the Board of Governors. I'm currently working towards a degree in Child and Youth Care and plan on pursuing Child Protection. I believe in the power... Read More →

Wednesday April 19, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT