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Registration for Tennessee Naturalist Program

Jul 19th, 2021 @ 8:00 am - Aug 24th, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Registration for the Tennessee Naturalist Program at Discovery Park of America is now closed. To be put on a waiting list for next year’s program, please email Jennifer Wildes at jwildes@discoveryparkofamerica.com.

To become a certified Tennessee Naturalist, students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of active class and field instruction following the TNP curriculum and provide a minimum of 40 hours of service in one or more approved volunteer opportunities. If possible, completion of these requirements within a year of the first class is encouraged.

Upon completion of all required class, field and volunteer hours, students become certified Tennessee Naturalists. There are no exceptions to these requirements for certification.

The classes are open for adults ages 18 and older and will be held on Saturday mornings beginning Aug. 28, 2021 at 8 a.m. The 10 classes are limited to just 20 participants and costs $250 for all 10 days and all class materials. A schedule of classes with more information is located at DiscoveryParkofAmerica.com/TNP.

If you have questions, contact Jennifer Wildes at jwildes@discoveryparkofamerica.com.

Read more on this program here.