Hapbee Hour Talk: Engaging Children in Nature

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This event is free to attend with a suggested donation of $5 - $10 at the door. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Schoolyard Farms!
“In order to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, every child needs the companion-ship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” 
~Rachel Carson, from  The Sense of Wonder
 
Join Bee Thinking and Brooke Hieserich, Education Director at Schoolyard Farms, for an evening of presentation and conversation exploring the “why’s” and ways to engage your inner child, child companions, and the natural world through story, the senses, and healthy snacks! Come away with a few farm camp-tested activities, book titles, and a recipe or two kids of all ages will enjoy this season outdoors.    
 
When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Bee Thinking and Mead Market, 1744 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 
Join us for this after hours event, drinks will be available for purchase with free snacks. Sign up for free to RSVP!
About the speaker: Brooke Hieserich has a long history of emotional connection in nature. Personal memories of gardening with her grandmother, camping, counseling, staffing, then directing at Camp Stevens, she was first able to build a personal connection to nature, learning, and community, which remains a passion to this day. After completing apprenticeships and internships in garden and agroecology education, Brooke pursued a Masters degree in Leadership for Sustainability Education at Portland State University. Since 2013, Brooke has been designing and implementing  Schoolyard Farms' education program as their Education Director and she couldn’t be more thrilled to practice the cultivation of education and the education of cultivation everyday.  

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