Watershed Educators Institute

August 12 - August 16
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When: August 12–16, 2019, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday
Where: Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18346
Audience: Grade 6–12 teachers
Fees: $275 Price reduced to $100! Includes resource materials, meals, and Act 48 hours (50 hours). Additional options: lodging ($25/night for shared room, $50/night for private room); CPE (3 credits, $350).

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  • Enrich your curriculum with local, relevant, and engaging topics while still addressing state standards and district expectations. ​
  • Learn at the pristine Lacawac Sanctuary which encompasses glacial Lake Lacawac, a National Natural Landmark, and its watershed. A variety of ecosystems and trails provide ideal opportunities for deep and meaningful learning.
  • Network with watershed professionals from around the state. Work with scientists, historians, and educators who work with local issues to preserve and protect our watersheds.
  • Have fun and get outdoors! WEI is like camp for teachers: you’ll be immersed in nature, collect water samples, paddle waterways, reflect and journal on the dock, and much more!

Questions? Contact Jamie Reeger, director of environmental education, 570-689-9494, ​

WEI is presented by:

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources logo Stroud Water Research Center logo

WEI has been offset by the generosity of:

Chesapeake Bay Trust logo

This project was prepared by Lacawac Sanctuary using Federal funds under award NA17NMF4570275 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.  The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or the U.S. Department of Commerce.