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Become a Certified Interpretive Guide!

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You can learn to give powerful and effective presentations to any audience. The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas and Recreation Departments are offering the National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) course. This training is perfect for people who work with the public in settings such as museums, cemeteries, natural areas, and parks. The training is ideal for both paid staff and volunteers. The minimum age is 16 years.

Dates and Times
January 30-February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Complete attendance at all four days is mandatory.

Why take it?
Participants build confidence as they practice their skills. Find out:
• how people learn
• what makes audiences pay attention
• how to get rid of the jitters
• what your body language conveys
• how to answer tough questions
• and much more

Basic training costs $230.00. This includes the instruction and workbook. Optional certification and membership to the National Association for Interpretation is $150.00.

Trainers and Registration
The training is taught by Certified Interpretive Trainers Sue Kenney and Susan Schafer, City of Fort Collins Natural Areas and Recreation Departments. Register online at: This course is very popular and class size is limited so sign up early. Cancellation and late registration fees apply after January 13, 2018.