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Want to earn college credit OUTSIDE this spring or summer, teaching KIDS about what you LOVE?

Click HERE for a full description and qualifications for Adventure Education and Environmental Education!

Adventure Education Track

  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Rock climbing
  • Challenge course facilitation/teambuilding
  • High ropes course
  • Backpacking/camping
  • Expedition planning/logistics

For Adventure Education, email Dena Haun at

Environmental Education Track

  • Interpretive hiking and paddling
  • Community events
  • Nature and human connections
  • Local biodiversity
  • Land and water biology
  • Ecosystems
  • Zoology
  • Sustainability/environmental stewardship
  • Ancestral peoples
  • Group art, crafting and music

For Environmental Education, email Molly Maxwell at

For Therapeutic Recreation, email Vicki Lang-Mendenhall at

You can also call Touch of Nature at (618) 453-1121 or email