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Be a Better GuideSM
with Workshops from Greenfire Creative!

Inside the Inside StorySM
2-day training for interpretive guides

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  • If you're ready to be a great interpretive guide
  • If you want to re-energize and revitalize your skills as an interpreter
  • If you want to know what interpretation is, how it works, what to do if it doesn't, and why it matters

Then you're ready for an Interpretive Guide workshop from Greenfire Creative!


About Interpretive Guide Training
Whether you're brand-new to interpretation or an old hand looking for a refresher course and the latest in interpretive techniques, interpretive training from Greenfire Creative will give you the knowledge, confidence, and competitive edge you need.

Interpretive guides include folks who present formal programs (for example, in an amphitheater or around a campfire), lead museum tours, answer questions at the information desk, guide adventurers down a river, help vacationers spot wildlife from the deck of a cruise ship—in short, anyone who is actively involved in engaging visitors and helping them understand the important stories and messages of a place and its people.

Effective interpreters present information in ways that enhance the visitors' experiences, helping them understand the stories of the place they're visiting and connecting them to something new, perhaps even something bigger than themselves. Effective interpreters also benefit the companies, agencies, and organizations they work and volunteer for by furthering the mission and purpose of those organizations.

In Greenfire Creative workshops, we help you become more skilled, confident, and effective in creating and presenting interpretive programs. You'll learn how to connect your passion and enthusiasm to your knowledge of the resource (whether the resource is natural, cultural, historical, or some combination) and to the principles of good interpretation.


Inside the Inside Story: How to Create and Deliver GREAT Interpretive Programs

This new, 2-day workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to interpretation.

  • What's inside interpretation?
  • Who are the storytellers?
  • Finding the story
  • Great themes for great stories
  • Knowing your purpose
  • Creativity at work (and play)
  • Making stories that matter

 

 
   
   
   
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