Importance of Outdoor Play

Date: May 24, 2016 - May 25, 2016
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: May 24 will meet at the Clinton County Courthouse, May 25 will meet at the St. Johns Fantasy Forest Park (unless raining)
Contact: Nicole Walker at or 989-224-5241

Parents and providers will learn:

  • Why structured outdoor play is important;
  • What to do to increase the interest of kids that are reluctant to go outside;
  • How to make the playground experience more meaningful;
  • Techniques for engaging and responsive interactions between parent/provider and child


This workshop is free to parents; child care providers seeking training hours pay $5 for each class at the door.  This is a 2-part class, held on May 24 and May 25, 2016 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.  The first class will be held at the Clinton County Courthouse (100 E. State Street) in St. Johns and the second class will be held at the St. Johns Fantasy Forest Park (in case of rain, we will meet at the Courthouse again).  Please register for both classes in advance by calling 989-224-5241.

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