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The mission of Creeks and Kids is to involve children, adults and educators in learning about their watershed so they can help maintain watershed health in whatever ways are approrpriate form them and their watershed. In Oregon, we invite you to join us in educating children about the most precious resource on the planet - water. The workshop staff is a team of experienced classroom teachers, aquatic education specialists, and biologists who have been involved with Creeks and Kids for many years. The staff excels in helping participants acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to use their local streams and watersheds as learning sites, another way to meet Oregon's education standards.
Field experiences and classroom activities from The Stream Scene: Watersheds, Wildlife, and People, and Project Aquatic WILD are featured in the workshop. These, as well as many other innovative materials, are provided to each participant. Contact: Dr. Adele Schepige 503-838-8485  schepia@wou.edu


In Oregon, the Project Wet work began in 1993 with the host location most recently at the Jackson Bottom Education Center. Last year Lin Howell, the coordinator retired so the program is moving to Western Oregon University and will be coordinated by Dr. Adele Schepige.

This workshop will be held in one of Oregon's premiere natural areas adjacent to the Strawberry Wilderness Area at Lake Creek Camp. Flyer to share

Space is Limited


Workshop Cost: $55

per person includes lodging,

meals, and materials.

If you have registered for the Creeks and Kids Workshop camp and would like to earn WOU credit, complete the below registration form for either the ED 607 or GS 607 class. These forms need to be returned to DEP office asap. CEU's available upon request.

Graduate Credit

ED 607 Watershed Education Creeks and Kids 2013 2 cr. CRN# 1450 ~ Registration form

GS 607 Watershed Education Creeks and Kids 2013 2 cr. CRN# 1443 ~ Registration form

Undergraduate Credit

ED 407 Watershed Education Creeks and Kids 2013 2 cr. CRN# 1449 ~ Registration form

GS 407 Watershed Education Creeks and Kids 2013 2 cr. CRN# 1442 ~ Registration form

Creeks and Kids Workshop Coordinators

Dr. Adele Schepige

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

Phone: 503-838-8458

email: schepia@wou.edu

Ryan Shaffer

Ponderosa Elementary School

Bend, Oregon

Phone: 541-355-4385

email: ryan.shaffer@bend.k12.or.us


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