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Wesselman Woods seeks child ambassadors for committees

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Wesselman Woods is adding a new position to his team… Nature’s Game Directors!

According to a Wesselman Woods (WW) press release, a Nature Play Director (NPD) is a person between the ages of 5 and 12 who contributes ideas and votes on the Wesselman Woods Environmental Education Committee. WW says there will be three NPDs each year, and the NPDs will work with the Director of Environmental Education to develop educational programs and plans for the Welborn Baptist Foundation Nature Playscape.

According to WW, by becoming NPD, children will have the chance to develop leadership skills, systems thinking and business acumen. NDPs will be invited to attend WW events and select programs. They will serve our community as the face of the Welborn Baptist Foundation Nature Playscape from summer 2022 through summer 2023. They will also meet seasonally with the Director of Environmental Education.

WW says an NDP should do the following:

  • NDPs will be invited to attend WW events and select programs. Tentative dates are subject to change and parents will be notified.
    • Sugarbush Festival – beginning of March
    • Earth Day – End of April
  • NDPs will meet seasonally with the Director of Environmental Education: June, August, November, January

WW indicates that an NPD, if accepted, will receive the following benefits:

  • Official Wesselman Woods Name Tag
  • Wesselman Woods welcome bag
  • 15% off children’s programs and camps
  • Free admission to Wesselman Woods and community events

Applications can be picked up at Wesselman Woods or can be downloaded from this website. The deadline for 2022 applications is June 15. For questions about the position or application, contact the Director of Environmental Education, Kailene Goldsberry, at 812-479-0771 or [email protected]