REGISTRATION: Winter Snow Conference- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!

  • 03 Feb 2017
  • 04 Feb 2017
  • Camp Nuhop, 1077 Hanover Twp. Rd. 2916, Perrysville, OH 44864


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Presentation topics can be diverse and may or may not relate to winter, but should relate to one of the following:

STEM, Arts, Environmental Literacy, 21st Century Skills or Careers and the Environment. We encourage possible session topics that include ways of getting students reconnected to nature, interested in Environmental Careers as well as using the outdoors as a teaching tool. 


Session Descriptions and Schedule click here

Friday- February 3, 2017

6:00 – 7:00pm              Conference Registration and Room Check–in      Location: Library

7:00 – 10:00pm             Welcome/EECO Update/ Environmental Careers Location: Dinning Hall

EECO Update:

Current events and programs going on with EECO and partnering organizations.  Environmental Career Program Update and Career Bingo!  New information and be prepared to win some great prizes!

Saturday Keynote:

Lisa Rainsong holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition from the Cleveland Institute of Music and is a member of CIM’s music theory faculty.  Lisa also earned a Naturalist Certificate from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  She now teaches bird song and insect song classes across Ohio and does her own field recording for these programs. In addition, she does field research on crickets and katydids – research work that is done primarily by ear.  Her recordings and photos can be found on her blog, Listening in Nature at

Singing Winter into Spring

Have you ever noticed that the first spring bird songs begin as early as late January? Our year-round residents have started singing to claim their territories and advertise for mates, and it’s actually the best time to begin learning bird song. Familiarizing yourself with their songs is much easier before the migrants and summer residents create a complex ensemble that sounds like everyone’s singing at once!

Saturday – February 4, 2017

  7:30 –   8:00am           Morning Hike -optional

  8:00 –   9:00am           Registration for Day Participants

  8:00 –   8:45am           Breakfast

  9:00 – 10:00am           Concurrent Sessions I

10:10 – 11:10am           Concurrent Sessions II

11:30 –   1:00pm           Lunch/Afternoon optional hike

  1:15 –   2:15pm          Keynote

  2:30 –   3:30pm           Concurrent Sessions III

  3:30 –   3:45pm          Break

  3:45 –   4:45pm           Concurrent Session IV

  5:00 –   6:30pm           Dinner, evaluation and Resource Distribution 

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