"Let Them Eat Dirt" Conference


November 02, 2019


8:30 am - 3:00 pm


Okanagan College

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Okanagan College is hosting an outdoor play conference titled “Let Them Eat Dirt” on November 1 & 2, 2019. Educators, childcare professionals, landscape architects, and community and parks planners are invited to this professional development event where our workshop topics will connect learning opportunities, education, and community development through nature-based play.

Join us for our thought-provoking discussions on November 1 & 2 and for our keynote speaker, Dr. Brett Finlay, author of “Let Them Eat Dirt” on November 1 at 6:30pm.

A full schedule and registration is available at EatDirt.eventbrite.com. For your convenience, a list of all workshop topics has been included below.

About this Event

Come collaborate and participate in key discussions such as:

  • The relationship of outdoor play to children's skills in coding
  • Designing natural outdoor play spaces for Municipal Parks Systems
  • How outdoor play pedagogical documentation informs children's play

Click the following link to view our workshop guide.

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