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Association for Environmental & Outdoor education

AEOE strengthens environmental education in California by connecting providers, building professional expertise, and championing environmental literacy and outdoor learning.

Program Leaders Annual Retreat

  • November 12, 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • November 13, 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Camp Ocean Pines, Cambria


  • Cost includes 3 meals, lodging for 1 night, and professional development (plus discount for being an AEOE member!)
  • Cost includes 3 meals, lodging for 1 night, and professional development (plus discount for being an AEOE organizational member!). This pricing is for staff of AEOE's organizational members. Please contact for the access code.
  • Cost includes 3 meals, lodging for 1 night, and professional development (note: if you are an AEOE member, log in to access special pricing, or become a member today!)

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Join your colleagues from across the state for an overnight retreat on the beautiful site of Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria. Professional development, lodging*, and three meals included (Saturday lunch and dinner, plus Sunday breakfast). In addition to the structured PD session below, there will be discussions on social and emotional learning, and ample opportunities for networking and discussions around topics of your choice. 

Professional development: Making Storytelling Work For You

Workshop summary: This workshop will provide attendees with tactical and strategic methods to communicate their message to the community. The session will begin with the importance of storytelling and dive into low to no-cost tactics to spread your message. If you have an immediate need or dream of sharing your program or organization with the world, your communications know-how can get you there. Walk in as a learner and walk out with a list of things you can do to start immediately working on promoting yourself, your program, or your organization. 

Presenter bio: Diana Rohini LaVigne (she/her) is an award-winning communications leader with 25+ years of experience working in environments of culturally, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse constituencies within the health, environmental, academia, and non-profit sectors. Diana Rohini got her undergraduate degree at Harvard University and attended her master’s degree program at Hebrew University. Having lived in Africa, the Middle East, and around the United States, she loves exploring culture, communities, nature, and wildlife around the globe. Her social media handle is @DianaRohini (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and YouTube). 

Note that proof of full COVID vaccination and/or negative test from within 48 hours will be required to attend. 

*Lodging includes shared cabins with bunk beds and their own bathroom. You will need to bring your own linens and toiletries. Please reach out to if you prefer to secure your own lodging and meals. 


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