CIAD Mazatlán invites children to summer course


The Center for Food and Development Research (CIAD), through its branch office in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, has announced the holding of a summer course entitled “Science, art and nature.” This course, aimed at children between 8 and 12 years old, will take place from August 12 to 16 at the Environmental Education Laboratory of CIAD Mazatlán.

The course is designed to be an educational and recreational experience that fosters children’s interest in science, art and nature. With a schedule from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of exciting and relevant topics in the current environmental context.

Course agenda

Biodiversity. Children will learn about the biological diversity of the Yugo estuary region, a protected natural reserve located in the vicinity of CIAD, where they will be able to explore the variety of plant and animal species that inhabit the different local ecosystems. The importance of conserving biodiversity to maintain ecological balance will be emphasized.

Building home gardens. This module will teach the basic principles of urban agriculture. Children will have the opportunity to build and care for their own garden, learning about the importance of home gardens for food self-sufficiency and sustainability.

Climate change. The phenomenon of climate change, its causes and consequences will be addressed. Attendees will participate in practical activities that will help them understand how their actions can influence the environment and what measures they can take to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Hiking. This will be a key activity in the course, allowing children to explore the natural surroundings of the CIAD Mazatlán sub-headquarters. Through guided walks, they will learn about local geography and the importance of preserving natural spaces.

Wildlife watching. During this activity, children will become familiar with wildlife observation techniques and learn to identify different species of animals in their natural habitat. This experience seeks to foster respect and appreciation for wildlife.

The “Science, Art and Nature” summer course is an excellent opportunity for children and adolescents to have fun and learn about essential topics in a practical and educational way. If you are interested in registering your children, you can do so through the registration link

The CIAD branch office in Mazatlán invites all parents to take advantage of this unique opportunity for their children to enjoy a week full of knowledge and outdoor activities, developing skills and values ​​that will contribute to their comprehensive education and environmental awareness.

Source: ciad