Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course

CIG Cincinnati Nature Center, August 2022

August 22 - 25, 2022
Cincinnati Nature Center
4949 Tealtown Rd, Milford, OH 45150
Instructor: Jason Neumann
Registration Cost: $230 (the CIG certificate is an additional $150)

Cincinnati Nature Center, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), is offering a training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. It is designed for individuals who deliver interpretive programs or have contact with the public at interpretive sites.

Course Options

There are two options for this course.

Option one: take the course without obtaining the CIG certificate.

Option two: take the course and add the certificate as a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG). You will pay an additional fee for the certificate. The CIG lasts four years and comes with a complimentary one year membership. If you are already a member of NAI we will add your complimentary membership onto the end of your current membership.

The CIG Program

The nationally recognized Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) program is designed for anyone in the interpretive field. Whether you’re a new hire, a professional looking to refresh your skills, or beginning a second career, this course will aid you in improving your presentation techniques. The course combines the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical strategies in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors.

This 32-hour course includes:

  • The history, definition, and principles of interpretation.
  • Techniques on how to make your programs purposeful, enjoyable, relevant, organized, and thematic.
  • How to use tangible objects to connect your audience to intangible ideas and universal concepts.
  • The 2 requirements needed to obtain a CIG (program outline, and 10 minute interpretive presentation).

Further Information

For more information about the course, please contact Jason Neumann at jneumann@cincynature.org or call 513-831-1711 x 221.

Special Terms and Cancellations

Cancellations and transfers must be made in writing and emailed, postmarked, or faxed by August 7, 2022. A nonrefundable processing fee of $50 will be assessed. Emailed cancellations and transfers should be sent to certification@interpnet.com. Cancellations and transfers cannot be made by phone.

No transfers or refunds will be given after August 7, 2022.

When
8/22/2022 - 8/25/2022
Where
Cincinnati Nature Center 4949 Tealtown Rd Milford, OH 45150 UNITED STATES
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Program


Monday, 22 August 2022

Description
Select this option to add an application for a CIG certificate. A one-year complimentary membership is included.
Time
8/22/2022 - 8/25/2022
8/22/2022

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