What’s Happening 'Out There'?: A Look into Nature-Based Play in Alberta Out-of-School Programs

Presenters: Nancy Spencer-Cavaliere, Bethan Kingsley, Elizabeth Halpenny, Allison Pratley, Mary Ann Rintoul, Lisa Tink

The purpose of this presentation was to share data from interviews with practitioners who endeavor to provide children with opportunities to engage in nature based play within Alberta out-of-school programs. Examples of the successes and challenges of affording nature play within these programs were shared along with recommendations for future practice.

Presentation from the 2014 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop

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University of Alberta