Squam Speaker Series: 50 Hikes with Kids: New England

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Our Squam Speaker Series is held throughout the year on Wednesday evenings. Join us for this month's virtual talk on Wednesday, November 10th, to meet author Wendy Gorton, who will discuss her new book, 50 Hikes with Kids: New England. Our very own, West Rattlesnake hike is featured in the book! Click here to register.

About the talk:

Award-winning author and educator Wendy Gorton is back with a brand-new guide to hiking with kids—this time in New England! Family-friendly, fun, and trustworthy, 50 Hikes with Kids: New England is handcrafted for parents and caregivers who want to spark a love of nature in childhood and beyond. The guide highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Each entry includes the essential details: easy-to-read directions, a detailed map, trailside activities, bathroom access, and where to grab a bite to eat nearby. Not just another guidebook, 50 Hikes with Kids: New England will help nurture a lifelong appreciation and reverence for the natural world. Hear from the author herself about what inspired this book and how to use the book to encourage family outings in nature!



About the Speaker:

WENDY GORTON holds a master’s degree in learning technologies and is a former classroom teacher. As part of her quest to bring science education alive, she worked as a National Geographic Fellow in Australia researching Tasmanian devils, a PolarTREC teacher researcher in archaeology in Alaska, an Earthwatch teacher fellow in the Bahamas and New Orleans, and a GoNorth! teacher explorer studying climate change via dogsled in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Today, she is a global education consultant who has traveled to more than fifty countries to design programs, build communities, and train other educators to do the same.


Registration Required: Click here to register!



Thanks to our local bookstores for helping promote this event and for having copies of the book on hand!

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