Programs

Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week

Instructors share favorite methods/activities for engaging children and adults with nature

All participants must agree to the Camper Guidelines - coming soon.

July 1419, 2024

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For questions or assistance please call our Office Coordinator Lindsy Buckland at 207-360-8353 ext.103. 

Scholarships available, apply here.

Learn practical approaches and add inspiration to your environmental education curriculum during this action-packed program. Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors share their favorite approaches, methods, and activities for engaging both children and adults with nature.

Workshops using techniques in art, music, theater, journaling, and other disciplines will be presented. Participate in a host of classic Audubon Camp field trips, including a boat trip around the restored Atlantic Puffin and Tern colony on Eastern Egg Rock, intertidal explorations, and hiking through Hog Island's unspoiled spruce-fir forest. In a beautiful outdoor setting, these experiences provide a wonderful opportunity to learn new methods of teaching to bring home to your students. We'll explore citizen science, create inquiry-based lessons on birds and other topics, and demonstrate low and high-tech methods of teaching.

"Audubon Educators Camp was amazing from start to finish and I highly recommend it to everyone. The food was amazing too. The staff was professional and accommodating. The teachers were patient, knowledgeable and willing to change course to do what was best for us.​"  - John Sullens, Maryland educator, 2022 camper

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for completing the course from the University of Southern Maine (After course completion you will have access to a link to register for these credits.)

Prices: Below are listed per person prices that include meals, housing, instruction, and all boat trips. Participants must arrange transportation to and from the Audubon dock in Bremen at the start and end of the session (see directions page). Check with your local Audubon chapter or bird club to see if scholarships are available.

$1590 Standard Room - twin bed in a shared double or triple room, shared bathroom
$1490 Shared loft (women's only)
$1740 Puffin Room in the Crow's Nest, 2 twin beds, private 1/2 bath
$1890 Single room, shared bathroom
$1890 Eider room or Guillemot room, 2 twin beds, private bathroom (dbl occupancy)

Questions: For questions regarding the program, registration, lodging or meals, contact the Audubon Camp program manager at hogisland@audubon.org or (207) 360-7733. Additional information can be found on the lodging and frequently asked questions page.

Please note that there are NO prerequisites for these programs and less experienced/enthusiastic spouses/friends are more than welcome to enroll in all sessions!

"Fabulous experience!! Schedule is a good balance of direct instruction, interactive outdoor exploring and break time.  I am so grateful for my time here and the thoughtfully curated experiences." - 2022 Educator's Week camper

Director
Khavin Debbs, Early Education/Preschool

2023 Instructors
Kayla Carrington
Lindsay Strout, Science Teacher
Ted Gilman, Retired Educator, Audubon Greenwich
Margaret Lechner
 

Guest speakers
Eric Snyder
Todd Wildlife Santuary Facilities ManagerSeabird Institute
Eva Lark, Senior Manager of Public ProgramsSeabird Institute
Amanda Leemann, Staff Naturalist, Seabird Institute
Juliette Angulo, Camp Assistant, Seabird Institute
Josie Bowman, Camp AssistantSeabird Institute

NOTE: Audubon reserves the right to alter itineraries, instructors and particular arrangements, or to substitute similar itineraries or arrangements, at no penalty. If Audubon cancels a session, it will issue full refunds of all deposits or payments to the paid participants.

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