Professional Development


Professional Development - workshops & information sessions.

Climbing Tree can offer a variety of Professional development opportunities ranging from short staff meeting information sessions to full day staff workshops.

Information Sessions
10-30min

Session with staff, parents, or students
  • Inform of benefits of nature play.
  • Inform of what is possible in a natural play space
  • Addressing risk in natural play spaces

Student Workshops
1-2hours

  • Consult with students on the things they would like to do in their spaces.
  • Construct models of play spaces

Studies have shown natural play contributes to the overall physical, cognitive, and emotional development of children.

It helps children score higher on tests for concentration and self-discipline, helps them experience more diverse play, and exhibit less aggressive behavior. It helps them strive toward advanced motor fitness, and become healthier overall.


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