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NAI Interpretive Guide Course

The nationally recognized Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) program is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about how to develop and lead interpretive programs. This course will introduce you to the history, definitions, and principles of interpretation.

NAI Interpretive Guide Course
NAI Interpretive Guide Course

Time & Location

Mar 22, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 25, 2024, 5:00 PM

Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, 2075 Clermont Rd, Clermont, KY 40110, USA

About the Event

About this Course 

The nationally recognized Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) program is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about how to develop and lead interpretive programs. This course will introduce you to the history, definitions, and principles of interpretation. During the course, you will develop a program outline and deliver a 10-minute thematic presentation, all with the support of your instructor(s) and fellow participants. You will learn how to make your programs purposeful, enjoyable, relevant, organized, and thematic, and leave ready to facilitate meaningful experiences that inspire engagement with the world around us.

Course Options 

There are two options for this course. 

Option one: take the course without obtaining the CIG certificate. 

Option two: take the course and add the certificate as a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG). You will pay an additional fee for the certificate. The CIG comes with a complimentary one year membership. If you are already a member of NAI we will add your complimentary membership onto the end of your current membership.

Registration Rate 

$235; the certificate is an additional $165

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