Teachers on the River workshops scheduled this summer

Minnesota and Wisconsin educators – this river workshop is for you.




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Via the St. Croix River Association:

Participants in Teachers on the River in 2018 learn about animal hides and skulls. (Greg Seitz, St. Croix 360)

We want to get you out of the classroom and on the river this summer, rediscovering your local National Park, the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.

These workshops are designed to familiarize educators with the Rivers Are Alive K-12 environmental education program, a partnership between the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and St. Croix River Association. Rivers Are Alive is a standards-aligned, student-centered and nature-based classroom and field trip program.

Cost: Free, except state park day pass fees for the workshops scheduled for July 23, 25, July 30, Aug 1, Aug 6 and Aug 8


  • Elementary (K-5), Tuesday, July 16 at the Namekagon River Visitor Center
  • MS/HS (6-12), Thursday, July 18 at the Namekagon River Visitor Center
  • Elementary (K-5), Tuesday, July 23 at Wisconsin Interstate Park
  • MS/HS (6-12), Thursday, July 25 at Wisconsin Interstate Park
  • Elementary (K-5), Tuesday, July 30 at the Willow River State Park Nature Center
  • MS/HS (6-12), Thursday, Aug 1 at the Willow River State Park Nature Center
  • Elementary (K-5), Tuesday, Aug 6 at St. Croix State Park Nature Center
  • Elementary (6-12), Thursday, Aug 8 at St. Croix State Park Nature Center

Workshop Schedule – Time: 9am – 4pm

9am – noon: Classroom Connections

  • Light breakfast, Intro to the Rivers Are Alive program and networking
  • Hear about the learning cycle used for all Rivers Are Alive experiences
  • Engage in a variety of Rivers Are Alive classroom and experience NEW pre and post activities

Noon – 1pm: Lunch and self-guided nature discovery activity

1 – 4pm: Field Trip Fun

  • Experience field trip activities that encourage exploration and discovery of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems
  • Meet our field trip partners who help us to provide comprehensive and fun field trips for schools
  • Participate in reflection exercises that bring added meaning and comprehension to a Rivers Are Alive experience

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