Process Of Interpretive Planning Whitehorse Yukon March 2019

Process of Interpretive Planning Workshop

A way of thinking leading to effective interpretive opportunities. 

March 11-15,2019
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 0G9, Canada
Instructor: Dave Bucy

This 5-day workshop builds upon your experience and knowledge of interpretation to create an understanding of a basic, comprehensive, interpretive planning process. It's a great way to train to become an interpretive planner and to help you along the pathway of attaining certification as a CIP. 

During this course, participants will learn key essentials in interpretive planning including topics such as identifying and profiling target audiences, developing a theme hierarchy, choosing media and evaluating impact. Throughout the course, participants will take part in practicums designed to put new content into practice, utilizing our host site to develop key aspects of an interpretive plan. 

Please note that though this workshop is not required for participants to apply for a Certified Interpretive Planner certification, participating in the course will meet one of the requirements for submittal.


Whitehorse is the capital of Yukon, Canada with a population of approximately 25,000. Located at km 1425 (Historic Mile 918) along the Alaska Highway, Whitehorse features boreal forest geography nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains. Whitehorse is within the Traditional Territory of the Kwanlin Dün and Ta’an Kwäch’än First Nations. For more information on travel to Yukon visit:


Lodging is on your own. The closest hotel is the Edgewater Hotel at about a five-minute walk to the KDCC. Other recommended hotels are the Best Western Gold Rush Inn, Coast High Country Inn, Westmark Whitehorse Hotel and Days Inn Whitehorse Hotel.


Each day mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks will be provided.  All other meals are on your own. There are numerous restaurants both near the training site and the hotels.  


The closest airport is the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport. Flights to Whitehorse are available from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton on Air North or Air Canada. Once registrations have been received, participants can also contact each other to arrange carpools, room sharing, etc.

Registration and More Information

Cost for this workshop is $550 for members/$625 for nonmembers. 

Special Terms and Cancellation

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed, postmarked, or faxed. Emailed cancellations should be sent to Cancellations cannot be made by phone. If you cancel 1-3 weeks prior to the course you will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made 1 week or less prior to the course will not receive a refund.

No refunds will be given after March 3, 2019.
3/11/2019 - 3/15/2019
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre 1171 1st Avenue Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 CANADA
This event is full.

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