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Certified Interpretive Guide

Are you interested in…

  • Connecting minds and hearts to the beauty of nature & the mysteries of history?
  • Learning interpretive techniques for communicating with others more effectively?

Become the best interpretive guide you can be by earning Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) credential with the National Association for Interpretation.

Dates: The Next CIG Workshop will be held Mon – Thurs, February 6th – 9th, 2017

Course Fee:

  • Professsional
    • $380 (includes instructor fee, certification fee, 1 year professional membership, and workbook)
    • $280 (includes instructor fee, 1 year professional membership, and workbook)
  • Student
    • $355 (includes instructor fee, certification fee, 1 year student membership, and workbook)
    • $255 (includes instructor fee, 1 year student membership, and workbook)

Registration begins this fall:  go to www.interpnet.com NAI Certification Calendar

Registration must be paid in full by first class day

Supplies: Bring your own lunch, water bottle and coffee mug. Snacks & coffee will be provided. Lunch & dinner options available nearby.

Special lodging rates available for this class!

*The Instructor, recommends that you purchase and read the book, Personal Interpretation, by Merriman & Brochu.  This is an excellent preview and guide to the course.

NAI

Description: The Certified Interpretive Guide program is designed for anyone who delivers or would like to deliver interpretive programs to the public. It combines both the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical skills in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors. The CIG program offers an opportunity to train facilitators in interpretive techniques and acknowledge that training with an internationally recognized certification. The CIG credential is gaining recognition and respect by tour and cruise companies, parks, zoos, museums, nature centers, and aquariums around the world. Join in and be part of the growing profession of interpretation. To learn more about the National Association of Interpretation: visit www.interpnet.com/store.

For more information about what you will be learning please click here for class information.

Contact Christie Hill, Instructor:  c.hill@chattnaturecenter.org / 770-992-2055, ext 252