Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




USD’s Manchester Family Child Development Center, San Diego Children and Nature Collaborative, and Family Adventures in Nature are proud to present a free screening of the documentary film "Mother Nature’s Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age." 

From filmmaker Camilla Rockwell and co-director Wendy Conquest comes a new documentary film "Mother Nature’s Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age," which explores nature’s powerful role in children’s health and development through the experiences of toddlers, children, and adolescents. This important film asks the questions: Why do children need unstructured time outside? What is the place of risk-taking in healthy child development? How can city kids connect with nature?

This 58-minute film will inspire you to think about the answers to these questions and the importance of nature in your own development. A panel discussion and Q&A period will follow, led by Janice Swaisgood, MA.