2016 Conference Field Trips and Presenters

Field Trips

Field Trip Option: Linda Munoz Mosaic Class

Create your own mosaic to take home with artist Linda Munoz! Help to create a beautiful large mosaic for the Camp McDowell, also. Note: There is an additional fee of $10 for materials.

Field Trip Option: Mary Ann Smith Art From Nature Class 

Folk art from nature: Add the “A” in STEAM, with several natural art projects that you can create with your students back in the classroom or in your outdoor classroom. Note: There is an additional fee of $10 for materials.

Field Trip Option: Hike to Secret Canyon

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The “Secret Canyon”

Explore the natural beauty of the Bankhead National Forest and Camp McDowell with Maggie Johnston! Hike into a secluded sandstone canyon off trail. A bit more strenuous than other hikes…come with a sense of adventure!

Field Trip Option: Adventure on the Farm

Get a behind the scenes tour of Camp McDowell’s new farm school! Meet the goats, pigs, chickens and rabbits. See the gardens and greenhouses. Get inspired to learn more about sustainable food production.

Field Trip Option: Salamander Hunt with Jimmy Stiles

Hike across Camp McDowell’s swinging bridge as you go out in search of elusive amphibians!

Field Trip Option: Down to Earth

Hike out across the swinging bridge with the McDowell Environmental Center staff on a geology and conservation hike.

Field Trip Option: Canoe Clear Creak

Spend time exploring beautiful Clear Creek by canoe!


Here are our presenters for this year. Please note that there are two pages!

Page one:  2016 Conference Presenters.

Page two: 2016 Conference Presenters page 2