Source: Teva Seminar
The Annual Teva Seminar on Jewish Environmental Education will take place at Surprise lake Camp in Cold Spring, NY from May 31 - June 3, 2011. Torah scholars, farmers, educators, students and scientists will engage in environmental sustainability, camping, gardening and other topics of Jewish Environmentalism. Participants will engage in a dialogue about the connection between God, earth, and humanity, gaining the skills to bring it to various educational settings.
A number of curricular tracks are offered at the seminar:
Congregational Education Track: Bring Lively and effective Jewish environmental programming to your classroom, congregation or community.
Camp and Wilderness Track: Teach Jewish values through camping, hiking, backpacking, drama and storytelling.
Organic Agriculture and Educational Gardening Track: Learn to design and maintain a thriving educational garden. This track is facilitated by the Jewish Farm School.
Environmental Issues & Making Change – a new track added this year
Also new this year, the first inspirational Seminar Shabbat B'Teva! - June 3 - 5, 2011