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Navigating Nature

Navigating Nature is an exciting and interactive class that will allow individuals the opportunity to explore several outdoor education opportunities in the Rochester area to encourage healthier lifestyles. Lesson plans are designed to teach the individuals a variety of aspects including geocaching, safety surrounding nature and animal life, and learning to identify the many experiences of nature. Individuals will have an opportunity to become comfortable with some of our local wildlife and observing animal behavior in their natural habitat. We all want to have a healthier lifestyle and why not enjoy our own community while being safe and exercising at the same time! Building confidence, relationships, personal safety, nature awareness, and fitness are just a few goals of Navigating Nature!

Navigating Nature is an exciting and interactive class that will allow individuals the opportunity to explore several outdoor education opportunities in the Rochester area to encourage healthier lifestyles. Lesson plans are designed to teach the individuals a variety of aspects including geocaching, safety surrounding nature and animal life, and learning to identify the many experiences of nature. Individuals will have an opportunity to become comfortable with some of our local wildlife and observing animal behavior in their natural habitat. We all want to have a healthier lifestyle and why not enjoy our own community while being safe and exercising at the same time! Building confidence, relationships, personal safety, nature awareness, and fitness are just a few goals of Navigating Nature!

Category: Readiness Class

Ages: 16+

Criteria: Participants of all abilities, open to the public

Goals: Building Confidence, personal safety, nature awareness, fitness, social readiness, problem-solving, relationship building

Outcomes: Confidence, Increase Safety Awareness, Fitness

Duration: 8 weeks

Rate: $345

  • $345
  • Jul 11 - Aug 29
  • Navigating Nature I: Mondays (12p-1:30p)
    • Monday12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • $345
  • Jul 15 - Sep 02
  • Navigating Nature II: Fridays (2:15p-3:45p)
    • Friday2:15pm - 3:45pm

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Please contact us with questions or concerns:

Craig Jones, Program Operations Director
P: (585) 248-9011, ext. 116
E: cjones@autismup.org

Questions specific to payment, billing, invoicing & finances:
P: (585) 248-9011, ext. 105
E: finance@autismup.org

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