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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.

Please note: Schedules are now locked from being changed. If you would like to make changes to your schedule, please come see us at the registration desk. See you in Vancouver!
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Jacob Rodenburg

Camp Kawartha
Executive Director
Jacob is the Executive Director of Camp Kawartha, an award winning outdoor education centre and summer camp. He holds a teaching certificate and a Master’s in Education. Jacob has worked in the field of outdoor education and camping for more than 25 years. Jacob received the Ontario Society of Environmental Educators “Leadership in Environmental Education Award.” He teaches environmental education part time at Trent University. Jacob has published a number of articles on children, nature and the environment and has coauthored a book called the "Big Book of Nature Activities" throughout the seasons with Drew Monkman. Jacob is collaborating with community partners to develop a comprehensive stewardship framework; a model of environmental education that shows how an entire community can work together to raise engaged stewards.