7th Annual Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit

March 10, 2018 (9:30am – 5:00pm) Where: Dayton Metro Library, Main Branch,
215 East Third Steet, Dayton, Ohio

Join the movement to help our children spend more time playing outside making them happier, healthier and smarter.  Summit features morning workshops, award presentations, youth panel discussion and a special keynote: Building Brains through Outdoor Play by Dr John Duby, Chair of the Dept. of Pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Vice Preseident for Academic Affairs and Community Health at Dayton Children's Hospital.   Our MVLNCI Website had great information on the summit. And it is the place to review the agenda and register.   Please visit the site so you can help your contacts with any questions they may have on navigating the webpage. Contact Douglas Horvath if you have questions  937-277-4835 or dhorvath@metroparks.org

Regarding our “How to Raise a Wild Child” Book Discussion Workshop.   Free copies of this wonderful book are available by contacting Katy Lucas <klucas@cwpd.org> .  Please register for the summit and this workshop prior to arranging to receive this book from Katy as these books are to support the workshop and should be read prior to March 10th.

Please encourage schools, libraries, places of worship, and parks to apply for the Connect to Nature Award see our webpage https://bit.ly/MVLNCI and click the Connection to Nature Award button.  Nominations reviewed by mid –February will be recognized during our Summit as it takes us time to process the nominations. Nominations reviewed after that point may not be recognized until Nov 2018 at our next press event.

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