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SF Botanical Docent Training: Children’s Walk Guides

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Every school year, our children’s walk guides introduce young children to the wonders of the natural world, often for the first time. Experience the Botanical Garden through a child’s eyes and connect them with the environment through an exploration of the plants, animals and insects that flourish here. Our youth education department serves nearly 6,000 schoolchildren grades K-5 every year.

Children’s Walk Guides attend 12 consecutive training sessions which take place on Tuesday mornings from 9am–12:30pm, starting starting September 23, 2014. You’ll learn basic ecology and botany along with techniques for engaging children outdoors through an exciting mix of hands-on classroom time, walk observation, and practice. No previous horticultural or teaching experience is required.

Register online.

Start:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:00 am
End:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Address:
Google Map
9th Ave at Lincoln Way & at MLK Jr. Blvd, San Francisco, CA, 94122
Cost:
$75; some scholarships available; Pre-registration is required.
Event Phone:
415-661-1316, ext 412
Event e-mail:
volunteer@sfbg.org
Event URL:
www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/volunteer/childrens-docent-training.html
Wheelchair Accessibility:
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.
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