Registration Open for 2013 Summer Institutes!

Registration is open!

For our 2013 Summer Institutes, check out more info below:


Energy Education

Minnesota’s Changing Climate

Audubon Center of the North Woods Fort Snelling State Park
Sandstone, MN
June 16-18, 2013

Turn on your teaching with the 2013 Summer Institute for Energy Education. Made possible by generous support from MN Center for Energy and the Environment, this teacher-training includes:

  • NEW Energy Curriculum: effective, useful activities and information on energy sources, uses and impacts for grades 3-8.
  • Hands-on workshops: The Audobon Center is a leader in renewable energy education and showcases a suite unique energy solutions.
  • A location second to none: gather with peers and inspired educators from around the country in peaceful, semi-rustic paine and maple forest in between lake and prairie.
Saint Paul, MN
August 6-7, 2013

Dive into the classroom and outdoor components of the Will Steger Foundation’s Minnesota’s Changing Climate (MCC) curriculum and online classroom. Program includes:

  • A deep introduction to climate science and the impacts of climate change in Minnesota
  • Paddling with professional Wilderness Inquiry guides and state and national park naturalists on the serene Mississippi River
  • Phenology training and weather station activities in the park that are relevant to your school … and more!






For both institutes you will earn CEUs (and optional graduate credits) while building your expertise with top teachers and curriculum pros – and that’s just the beginning.  Many scholarships are available for both of these events.  Learn more about the 2013 Summer Institutes here
Take a peak at the 2012 Summer Institute in this video:

This summer is going to be better than ever.  We’re looking forward to it!
Kristen Poppleton & John Smith
Will Steger Foundation Education Programs



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