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August 01 - 02, 2024

Rooted in Wonder: 2 Day Professional Development Training

Lefthand Canyon • 1221 Lefthand Canyon Dr BoulderCO  80302 Organized by The Kiva Center

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This two-day training is for educators, parents, counselors, therapists, or anyone who seeks simple, effective tools to enrich group culture, support mental health, deepen nature connection, encourage inquiry, and guide people to build inner-strength within community. We will offer core nature connection and SEL practices, activities, and games that you can easily incorporate into your professional setting or at home. For educators, this includes resources to help align nature connection and SEL with educational standards. You will spend two days enjoying the beautiful Kiva Center outdoor learning space in Lefthand Canyon. This 80-acre captivating property features towering rock formations, dense pine forests, and the calming flow of the Lefthand Creek. The area offers a pristine and wild expanse, providing a picturesque backdrop for outdoor adventures and exploration. In this two-day training, you will: - Experience the power of nature first-hand through modeled outdoor activities that cultivate curiosity, wonder, and connection - Explore tools to implement and facilitate sit spot* and council* in your work - Experiment with simple ways to integrate nature-centered SEL and biomimicry* into an educational or therapeutic setting - Immerse yourself in a healing and connective space with fellow professionals who face shared challenges and opportunities  - Receive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit for hours completed


August 01 - 02, 2024

Thursday, Friday

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Ages 18-99


Lefthand Canyon

1221 Lefthand Canyon Dr BoulderCO  80302

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