The John Muir Award is a national environmental award scheme. It encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places. It provides a framework to engage people with National Parks and their special qualities.
Who is the course for?: This one-day introductory course is for teachers, youth workers, community learning staff, outdoor instructors and anyone who supports outdoor learning and engagement in National Parks.
Where: Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, LA23 ILJ
When: Tuesday 24 April 2018; Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 9am to 3pm
Cost: £40 including lunch and refreshments
What to bring: indoor and outdoor shoes, suitable clothing for outdoors.
Background information: please look at the John Muir Award website before joining the training.
The day will help you:
Please contact Graham Watson to register your interest and book a place. Email email@example.com or call 01539 792 653.
Jake Perry, PT Enterprise Beeslack Community High School
"Using the John Muir Award framework has encouraged our pupils to explore their familiar, everyday environment, to look at it with new insight and appreciation, to take responsibility for it. It has been a genuinely motivating and enjoyable educational experience for both pupils and staff."
Training participant, April 2017
" A fantastic overview of the John Muir Award. I really enjoyed the conversations and sharing with other people on the course."
Dawn Elliott, outdoor education teacher
"Really good, helpful and informative course. I learnt a lot, had a very positive experience, inspiring and lots to take away. Thanks!"