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Through a collaborative effort with Heifer International, Howell Conference and Nature Center offers a powerful global education experience through the Heifer Global Village.
The Heifer Global Village programs offer the extraordinary opportunity for people to experience some of the challenges of global hunger and poverty – and come away with a re-energized determination to be part of the solution.
Located just 40 minutes southeast of Lansing, Michigan, Howell Nature Center is Heifer’s oldest Heifer Global Village Site Sponsor. The Heifer International programs they offer include:
Cultural Connections - 4th - 6th Grades (Four Hour Program)
A celebration of the cultures in which Heifer works, Cultural Connections engages participants through traditional meals, clothing, music, games and housing of a country, such as Thailand.
Global Gateway - 6th Grade and Older (Single Night Program)
In many parts of the world, nothing – shelter, food, water or cooking fuel – can be taken for granted. During the over night, Global Gateway experience, participants prepare a meal with limited resources and sleep in simple housing. Watch "A Night In the Global Village" and learn what to expect during your stay.
More Programming Offered by Howell Conference and Nature Center
In addition to offering Heifer’s Global Village programs, Howell Nature Center offers tours, challenge course activities, environmental education, wildlife programs and a conference and retreat center.
For more information about Heifer Global Village programs offered, fill out the Howell Nature Center Contact Form or call (517) 546-0249. Learn more about the programs offered at the Howell Conference & Nature Center.