Youth Nature Journaling

Ottawa Riverkeeper's Youth Water Leaders Program is hosting a 6-week workshop series on Nature Journaling.

Nature journaling is the practice of drawing, painting, taking photos and/or writing in response to observations of nature. The result is your own unique nature journal. 

Workshop is free and nature journaling kits will be included. Participation is limited to 10 youth, age 16-30.  Facilitators are bilingual, workshops will be held in English with French language available as required.

Please complete this application form by June 3 at noon to be considered for registration. 

Workshop Information

This workshop series will be delivered online through Zoom for six (6) weeks. Every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. from June 11 to July 16, 2020.

Workshop dates: June 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16 

Workshop Facilitators: Rachel Balderson and Emily Rose Michaud

It will follow this format:

  • Week 1: Introduction to Nature Journaling (June 11, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)
  • Week 2-6: Facilitated short lessons with opportunity for group sharing (5:00 p.m. for 1 – 1.5 hours)

If you have any questions, contact Naomi Sarazin at

One response to “Youth Nature Journaling”

  1. Monica Milton says:

    Hi Emily,
    It’s Monica. I taught Outdoor Education this year at St. Mike’s and dabbled in nature journalling. I am def out of the age bracket but would love to be apart of this workshop from an educational/facilitating perspective. Any chance?