9/28 Wendy Gorton
Wendy Gorton presents
50 Hikes with Kids
Friday September 28th at 6:30pm
Not just an outdoor guide book, 50 Hikes with Kids will help busy, modern families nurture a life-long appreciation and reverence for the natural world.
Wendy Gorton holds a master's degree in learning technologies and is a former classroom teacher. She has worked as a National Geographic Fellow in Australia researching Tasmanian devils, a PolarTREC teacher researcher in archaeology in Alaska, an Earthwatch teacher fellow in the Bahamas and New Orleans, and a GoNorth! teacher explorer studying climate change via dogsled in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Today, she is a global education consultant who has traveled to more than fifty countries to design programs, build communities, and train other educators to do the same.
Northwest kids live in a magnificent natural playground--this adventure companion helps them explore its forests, beaches, mountains, and deserts. Scavenger hunts for every hike make it fun for families to learn about the region's geology, flora, and fauna. For successful adventures with even the youngest trekkers, educator Wendy Gorton includes a detailed map, trustworthy and intuitive directions, a difficulty rating, restroom info, and places to grab a snack nearby for every trip.