Summer Institute for Nature- and Place-based Early Childhood Education
Join us this summer for an inspiring, hands-on, and experiential professional development event at beautiful Prescott College. Collaborate with a passionate and diverse group of early childhood educators during our 5-day institute.
Participants will discover:
“This Institute exceeded my expectations! The presenters, workshop material and community support has built a confidence and inspiration in me that I was craving so very much when I arrived. Thank you!”
“My experience at Summer Institute went far beyond my expectations. I not only learned lots of new activities, it made me look within to pull out my strengths and passions. An inspiring experience!”
- Valuable resources and user-friendly materials to support integrating nature and place-based activities in their own program
- Professional development hours
- Year-long project development support from a Summer Institute Mentor
- Nature and Place-based Early Childhood Education Certificate for participation in Prescott College’s Summer Institute
The Summer Institute fee includes materials and resources, four nights of lodging on campus and two to three meals a day. We believe every educator should have the opportunity to attend this professional development experience. so we offer a voluntary, three-tiered pricing program based on your needs:
Represents the actual cost of Summer Institute operations
Partially sponsored by contributors
The lowest cost, subsidized by donors
Enrollment is limited and a non-refundable fee of $100 is required to hold your place. As a part of the enrollment process, each participant will be asked to identify a nature- and place-based project they can develop during and after the Summer Institute.