Welcome to the 2022 Virginia Association for Environmental Education (VAEE) Annual Conference at the Airfield Conference Center and 4-H Educational Center in charming Sussex County, VA! From Friday, August 12th to Sunday August 14th, we will host educational, inspiring, and enjoyable workshops, make and takes, concurrent sessions, social time, and field trips! Everything you need should be on this platform, but if you feel like viewing the schedule as a PDF, you may find that here. View the venue map here.

We hope to provide you a safe, healthy, and inclusive learning opportunity as we return to in-person for 2022!

Please review the VAEE Covid19 Policies and contact events@virginiaee.org if you have any questions.

Check in for lodging is at 4pm with multiple conference check in times available throughout the weekend.

Thank you for engaging and learning with our EE community!


April Harper & Bianca Myrick
Board Chair & Executive Director
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Sunday, August 14 • 10:00am - 10:50am
The Transformative Power of Nature Observation LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The first step in scientific method is observation. Helping your students build observational muscle
memory will tap into the deep well of curiosity that all of us naturally have. In this session we'll explore
ways that we can make use of a child's natural curiosity to encourage outdoor investigation at it's most
basic, and most valuable.


Christen Miller

Virginia State Parks

Sunday August 14, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Morgan 15212 Airfield Rd, Wakefield, VA 23888