Interpretive Host Course Registration

CIH Windsor Community Recreation Center CO March 2024

Course Dates: March 23-24, 2024  9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Windsor Community Recreation Center, Town of Windsor, Colorado Windsor Volunteer Experience
250 N 11th Street
Windsor, CO 80550
Instructors: Monique Thompson and AJ Chlebnik

About this Course

The nationally recognized Certified Interpretive Host (CIH) program is designed for anyone who wants to enhance their customer service skills and learn how to turn informal interactions with visitors into interpretive opportunities. This course will introduce you to the history, definitions, and principles of interpretation. During the course, you will assess host-visitor interactions and leave ready to make positive first impressions that support the mission of your organization.

Course Options

There are two options for this course.
Option one: take the course without obtaining the CIH certificate.  
Option two: take the course and add the certificate as a Certified Interpretive Host (CIH). You will pay an additional fee for the certificate. The CIH 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.

Registration Rate

$120; the certificate is an additional $165

Instructor Information

Monique Thompson, the visionary principal behind RaindropNaturalist, is fervently dedicated to creating programs that inspire community connection and inclusivity. As a Restorative Justice practitioner and avid nature bather, Monique leads outdoor hikes and programs for the City of Fort Collins that focus on environmental and personal well-being.

For her day job, AJ Chlebnik is a Public Engagement Specialist with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas. She's been training interpretive guides and interpretive hosts since 2011! When not training and teaching, AJ can be found running the Fort Collins trails or flexing her creative muscles through a game of Dungeons and Dragons.

Contact Information

For more information about the course, please contact Monique Thompson at or call (970) 672-7152.

Special Terms and Cancellations

Courses may be canceled due to low enrollment. In the event that this course is canceled, NAI will contact you and you will receive a full refund.

Cancellations cannot be made by phone and must be emailed to Cancellations requested before March 17, 2024: will be subject to a $60 cancellation fee (unless the fees paid are less than $60); after this date no refunds will be issued.

3/23/2024 - 3/24/2024
Windsor Community Recreation Center 250 N 11th Street Windsor, CO 80550 UNITED STATES
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Saturday, 23 March 2024

Select this option to add an application for a CIH certificate.
3/23/2024 - 3/24/2024

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