Calendar

This calendar includes events and trainings for leaders in the nature & environmental learning center field. All scheduled ANCA events are listed here, as well as opportunities from other organizations.

 

Apr 18 2024 - Apr 17 2026

ANCA CONNECTS: New Leaders

Date Apr 25 2024
Calendar Virtual ANCA CONNECTS

Time:  10-11:30am AKT  / 11am-12:30pm PT  /  12-1:30pm MT  /  1-2:30pm CT  /  2-3:30pm ET 

Have you started your leadership or management position within the last five years? This is a formative time when you have many unique opportunities and challenges in your role, such as building upon your...

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ANCA CONNECTS: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, New Hampshire

May 10 2024
In-Person ANCA CONNECTS

Friday, May 10 — 9am-4:30pm ET

Join us for an enriching day of professional development and networking at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, New Hampshire. This CONNECTS program offers you the opportunity to connect with professional peers while learning about the operations of...

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ANCA CONNECTS: DEI Discussion Group — What Does Equitable Engagement Mean for YOUR Nature Center?

May 15 2024
Virtual ANCA CONNECTS

Time:  10-11:30am AKT  / 11am-12:30pm PT  /  12-1:30pm MT  /  1-2:30pm CT  /  2-3:30pm ET

Do you strive to make your organization equitable and inclusive? Connect with other nature center professionals working on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through the ANCA CONNECTS: DEI Discussion...

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ANCA CONNECTS: Nature's Classroom Environmental Education Center in Thonotosassa, Florida

May 30 2024
In-Person ANCA CONNECTS

Thursday, May 30 — 11am-3pm ET (optional morning activities before 11am)

Join us for an enriching day of professional development and networking at Nature's Classroom Environmental Education Center in Thonotosassa, Florida, less than 20 miles from downtown Tampa. This CONNECTS program offers you...

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ANCA CONNECTS: New Member Orientation

Jun 13 2024
Virtual ANCA CONNECTS

Time:  10-11:30am AKT  / 11am-12:30pm PT  /  12-1:30pm MT  /  1-2:30pm CT  /  2-3:30pm ET

Have you joined ANCA as a member within the past year? Join us for this New Member Orientation. We will introduce our programs, services, and staff, and share how you can maximize your membership benefits. This...

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2024 ANCA Annual Summit

Sep 09 2024 - Sep 13 2024
ANCA Events

The ANCA Annual Summit is the premier professional development opportunity for leaders of nature centers, outdoor schools, and related organizations. With a focus on leadership and management practices for our unique profession, the Summit provides participants with a wealth of knowledge,...

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2025 ANCA Outdoor School Summit

Jan 10 2025 - Jan 14 2025
ANCA Events

The ANCA Outdoor School Summit brings together executive directors, education directors, and other leadership staff from outdoor schools across North America. These centers share the unique challenges of housing and feeding students for multiple days, and the Outdoor School Summit fosters a space to...

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