OUT8046 - Youth Outdoor Skills Update

Course CodeOUT8046
Course TitleYouth Outdoor Skills Update
Incorporating Youth Outdoor Skills into Visitor Service programming introduces and engages a new generation to outdoor recreational pursuits that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Developing and managing a variety of youth programs to include wildlife identification, birding, hiking, fishing, hunting, geocaching, archery, and outdoor safety programs will be explored through this new webinar series. Each 1-hour webinar will feature case studies and interviews with visitor service and conservation professionals from within the Service or one of our partners.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
· Describe steps in developing and managing Youth Outdoor Skills Programs;
· Explain how Youth Outdoor Skill programs supports both the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Connecting People with Nature and the Department of Interior's Youth in the Great Outdoors Initiatives;
· Identify resources and partnerships to strengthen existing and/or develop new Youth Outdoor Skills programs

Target Audience: Educators, outdoor recreation planners, naturalists/interpreters, community outreach specialists, extension agents, resource managers, and others involved in connecting people to nature/outdoors.

Delivery MethodWebinar
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
Instructional Hours1
Course Content ContactSusan DeStephanis: susan_destephanis@fws.gov; (304) 876-7494; susan_destephanis@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryVisitor Services
Extracted from DOI LEARN on3/9/2016 8:25:12 AM

Schedule:  OUT8046 - Youth Outdoor Skills Update