Outdoor Education Practicum 2013

April 29 - May 24, 2013
OED 282     4 Credits

Gain experience teaching students from a variety of age levels
 and backgrounds in courses including adventure, wildlife,
cultural and team-building at a residential environmental learning center

Wildlife         insectClass

  • During this 4-week May Term course offering through the Audubon Center of the North Woods and Northland College, students will gain experience teaching outdoor education topics at the Audubon Center of the North Woods’ residential campus in east-central Minnesota

  • Work with the Audubon Center’s professional education staff first observing classes, then team teaching with Audubon Center staff and Northland peers, and ultimately solo teaching

  • Gain valuable insights and experiences into teaching techniques during your course while working with students from all over Minnesota, ranging in ages from kindergarten – 12th grade

  • Course offerings include orienteering, outdoor survival, stream ecology, Minnesota mammals, rock climbing wall, high ropes course, low ropes course, canoeing, ojibwe crafts and culture, team initiatives, and many more

  • Camp on-site at the Audubon Center’s campground and have all meals provided through their food service at the Dining Hall


Through this course,
students will:

Students gain experience teaching in an outdoor education facility with diverse school groups over a 4 week period

Students enhance their teaching ability through experience, self, peer and school evaluations

Students become familiar with several classes including adventure,cultural, science, wildlife, and team-building

Click here for a course flyer (pdf)

High Ropes        Flora Hike

For more information contact:
Bryan Wood: bwood@audubon-center.org
Audubon Center of the North Woods
PO Box 530 (mailing)
54165 Audubon Drive (shipping)
Sandstone, MN 55072

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Sandstone, MN 55037
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