Schedule

ANCA Summit: Thrive Outside | Irvine Nature Center | Owings Mills, Md | August 1-5

All events take place at Irvine Nature Center unless noted otherwise. Schedule subject to change as details are finalized.

Monday 8/1

Registration Open
Networking Social
Dinner
Summit Welcome

Tuesday 8/2

Early Morning Activities
Birding
Tai-Chi & Yoga
Mindfulness Walk

Field Workshops
Pearlstone Retreat Center and Organic Farm
Cylburn Arboretum
Native American Site at Irvine Nature Center
Ladew Topiary Gardens and Butterfly House
Marshy Point Nature Center
Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area
Forest Bathing at Irvine Nature Center

Lunch
Facilitated Discussions and Workshops
Dinner and Campfire Networking at Garrison Forest School

Wednesday 8/3

Early Morning Activities
Birding
Tai-Chi & Yoga
Mindfulness Walk
Open Space Sessions
ANCA Nature Center Leadership Awards Luncheon
Field Workshops
Explore the Visitor Experience through Irvine Nature Center (networking and dinner at Irvine)
Vision for the Future: The National Aquarium and Brown Advisory (networking and dinner at Brown Advisory)

Thursday 8/4

Early Morning Activities
Birding
Tai-Chi & Yoga
Mindfulness Walk
Facilitated Discussions and Workshops
Lunch
Open Space Sessions
Networking Social, Dinner, Dessert Auction, and Summit Closing

Friday 8/5

Field Trips
Robinson Nature Center (9am-2pm)
Canoeing at Eden Mill (8am-2pm)
Boat Trip on the Chesapeake Bay (8am-1:30pm)
Taste of Baltimore Arts (8am-3:30pm)
Pickering Creek Audubon Center (8am-5pm)

 

 I'm blown away by the amount of expertise and great ideas floating around the conference.

— 2019 Summit Participant

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