Upcoming events

    • 20 Apr 2021
    • 31 Oct 2021
    • Virtual
    Register

    Email Jennifer Bucheit to receive approval to attend the program: jennifer.bucheit@dnr.ohio.gov


    Virtual Program- GRAD Credit is available!


    EECO's EE Certification Program is back.

    Highlights:
    Foundations of Environmental Education
    Environmental Literacy
    Planning and Implementing EE
    Professional Responsibilities for the field of EE
    Assessing EE
    Networking with professionals from all over the state.



    • 24 Aug 2021
    • 24 Sep 2021

    Winter Snow – Creative Ways to Teach STEM in the Winter!

    EECO Winter VIRTUAL and IN PERSON CONFERENCE 2022- Presenter Form                                    

    Thank you for your interest in presenting at this years’ “Winter Snow CONFERENCE,”  Friday, January 28th & Saturday, January 29th, 2022. We plan to hold this conference in person at Camp Nuhop: 1077 Hanover Twp. Rd. 2916, Perrysville, OH 44864. There will likely be COVID related health and safety instructions for in-person attendees. If you have health concerns or questions before submitting your proposal, please email akriner@richlandcountyoh.us


    Presentation topics can be diverse and if possible relate to winter, but should relate to one of the following: STEM, Arts, Environmental Literacy, 21st Century Skills or Careers and the Environment. Please fill out this presenter form completely and return by September 24th to: Amanda Kriner at akriner@richlandcountyoh.us 

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD CALL FOR PROPOSAL PRESENTER FORM. 


    • 02 Oct 2021

    To REGISTER see below for form and email address.

    101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard “Lite,” the 2021 Edition

    at YMCA Camp Kern on Saturday October 2, 2021

    Cost: $20. Includes sessions and meals. Scholarships and discounts available.

    Conference Schedule             

    Saturday

    9:00am            Gathering and announcements

    9:15-10:45      Small Group Session I

    • Gia  Giammarinaro           Mushrooms for Naturalists
    • Tracy Crotty                      Core Routines
    • Lee Teevan                       Weather and GLOBE

    11:00 – 11:45  Keynote presentation from Carolyn Watkins of the OEPA,

    “Ohio’s Environment:  Making Progress, Losing Ground.” 

    Noon               Lunch 

    12:50               Gathering and announcements

    1:00 to 2:30     Small Group Session II

    • Ryan.Bourgart                  Environmental Literature
    • Wendy Baker                    Stream Quality Monitoring using leaf bags
    • Alli Shaw                          PawPaw Ramble

     

    3:00 to 5:00     3mi river trip or a guided hike (still working on details, added cost for canoe trip is $14 per person)

    5:30                 Dinner                        

    6:45 to 8:15     Campfire, Songs and Stories             

    Chris Walker as master of ceremonies 

                            Post-campfire gathering

     

    Folks are welcome to stay Friday and/or Saturday night at no additional charge.


    For more information, contact: Dave Moran, Outdoor Education Director dmoran@daytonymca.org  YMCA Camp Kern 5291 St Rt 350 Oregonia, OH 45054    513-932-3756x1527

     

    Registration- please provide this information and email Dave Moran at dmoran@daytonymca.org

    Please leave a voice mail or email with your info. Payment can wait until the event. I will get back to you with a confirmation. Please try to register by September 25th. Thanks!

    • Name:
    • Address:
    • E-mail:
    • Phone:
    • Do you need a place to stay Friday night?            
    • How about Saturday night?
    • Describe any special dietary needs:
    • Do you have any needs or concerns?
    • What Small Group Sessions would you like to attend (availability may be limited)
      • Session I         ______________       
      • Session II        ______________       
    • Are you planning on staying for the 3mile cane float Saturday afternoon?

     

    Scholarships and discounts available, contact Dave M for details

    No charge for students or interns, but registration is needed

    Checks should be made out to “YMCA Camp Kern”           

     

    Please be aware that the activities may carry a risk of injury. Be aware of these risks and your ability. Ask for help when needed. Please let us know if you have any special needs or concerns.

     

    This event made possible by YMCA Camp Kern, the Environmental Education Council of Ohio, and the Ohio Environmental Education Fund



Past events

11 May 2021 Project WET Sampler Guide Learning Sessions (series of 4)
04 May 2021 Project WET Sampler Guide Learning Sessions (series of 4)
27 Apr 2021 Project WET Sampler Guide Learning Sessions (series of 4)
23 Apr 2021 Growing Up Wild
20 Apr 2021 Project WET Sampler Guide Learning Sessions (series of 4)
15 Apr 2021 Moving Forward! EECO 2021 Virtual Conference
26 Mar 2021 Project WILD/ Aquatic WILD
28 Feb 2021 February Meetup: A Walk in The Woods
15 Feb 2021 February Meetup: A Walk in The Woods
29 Jan 2021 EECO Winter Conference: Winter Snow - Creative Ways to Teach STEAM
18 Jan 2021 January Meet-Up: Tinkers Creek Gorge Scenic Overlook
18 Jan 2021 January Meet-Up: Muskingum Recreational Trail
29 Sep 2020 EECO DEI Listening Session
02 Apr 2020 4th Annual Ohio Student Wildlife Research Symposium and Next in Nature Teen Conservation Summit
02 Apr 2020 EECO Annual Conference Display Space
31 Jan 2020 EECO Winter Conference: Winter Snow - Creative Ways to Teach STEAM
21 Jan 2020 Teacher's Night Out: Composting in the Classroom
12 Jan 2020 Teacher Workshop Series: Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic Workshop
11 Jan 2020 Teacher Workshop Series: Healthy Water Healthy People
08 Jan 2020 Teacher Field School: Winter in the Part
06 Dec 2019 EECO Award Nominations are OPEN! Deadline is February 21st!!
20 Nov 2019 FREE Teacher's Night Out: Bats Around Your Schoolyard
24 Oct 2019 FREE Teacher's Night Out: Exploring Spiders
16 Oct 2019 48th NAAEE Annual Conference
13 Oct 2019 Build Pre-school Nature Play Benefits Now
11 Oct 2019 101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard Educators Conference
09 Oct 2019 Teachers, Industry and the Environment Conference
03 Oct 2019 Grant Writing Workshop
24 Sep 2019 Teacher's Night Out: Birds in the Schoolyard
15 Sep 2019 Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic Workshop (*Graduate credit eligible)
10 Sep 2019 BEE the Power for Our Food
05 Sep 2019 Teacher's Night Out: Outdoor PBLs
05 Sep 2019 Grant Writing Workshop
22 Aug 2019 Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative Symposium
08 Aug 2019 Summer EECO Tour- The Ohio State University and Downtown Columbus
08 Aug 2019 Healthy Water, Healthy People/ Level 1 Data Collector
06 Aug 2019 Wild School Site Workshop For Educators
31 Jul 2019 Environmental Education for Early Childhood Workshop (Growing Up WILD, WET & PLT)-Licking County
28 Jul 2019 Growing Up WILD Workshop
25 Jul 2019 Growing Up WILD Workshop/PBS Resources Workshop--Hamilton County
23 Jul 2019 School Garden Tour Series: Kiser Elementary School Tour
23 Jul 2019 Exposure to Nature Creates Resiliency-Educator Training
15 Jul 2019 Ohio EE Certification Program
13 Jul 2019 Insect ID Behavior
11 Jul 2019 Teacher's Night Out: Exploring Evolution
07 Apr 2019 EECO Tours - April Tour
04 Apr 2019 Registration is Open for the 3rd Annual Ohio Student Wildlife Research Symposium
04 Apr 2019 Registration is Now Open for the 2019 EECO Annual Conference!
04 Apr 2019 EECO Annual Conference Display Space
27 Nov 2018 EECO Award Nominations are OPEN!
18 Nov 2016 EECO 50th Annual Conference: Call for Proposals
18 Nov 2016 Call for Proposals for the Student Wildlife Research Symposium
08 Oct 2016 Save the DATE: The "101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard"
05 Jun 2016 Educator's Week at Camp Oty'Okwa
01 Apr 2016 REGISTRATION: EECO Annual Conference 2016
01 Apr 2016 REGISTRATION: Half Day Friday at the EECO 2016 Annual Conference
01 Apr 2016 Exhibit at the 2016 EECO Conference
05 Feb 2016 REGISTRATION: Winter Snow Conference- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference Thursday Forum
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference 2015
06 Feb 2015 Winter Snow- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
27 Mar 2014 EECO Annual Conference 2014
11 Apr 2013 EECO 46th Annual Conference
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