The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is sponsoring six courses on how to teach outdoor skills for K–12 teachers, naturalists and other educators this spring and summer. Courses filled quickly in 2021, so register early to secure your spot.
Hands-on sessions (indoors and outside) will provide introductory skills instruction and development, teaching materials and lesson plans. The cost of each course varies. Create an account on the AEA Online Learning website to find the cost, registration deadline and requirements for each course.
- Scholastic Clay Target Program – Coach (March 5*)
- Basic Paddling Skills (June 8-9)
- Introduction to Basic Outdoor Skills (June 14-15)
- Fish Iowa! (June 23-24)
- Archery (June 28*)
- Hunter Education (July 20-21)
Educators can earn license renewal for all six courses. Graduate credit is also available for the Introduction to Basic Outdoor Skills and Fish Iowa! Basic Fishing sessions.