Erica Wheeler: inspiring connections between people and place

Education/Outreach Programs

Summer of Paddling 2012 Programs

This video showcases programs I led for the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Refuge for their Summer of Paddling 2012 programs. They were looking for programs to connect people with the river and their sense of place. The video showcases programs for adults, teens and youth.

  • Overview of SOP 2012 Programs
  • Catfish Creek, IA: This visit included a warm up concert, a paddling trip with a sense of place activity, a discussion and songwriting activity and a concert at the Mississippi River Museum!
  • Thomson, IL: This visit included a paddle trip with Junior Stewards and their families, a sense of place activity, a discussion and songwriting activity and a concert!
  • La Crosse, WI: This trip was for rd graders and included a boat trip, sense of place building activity, mini-concert and song created from the children's reflections.

updated: 2 years ago