Author Encourages Children to Get Outdoors and Explore Nature

Mar 10, 2022 | , | Marci McCord

Shannon, a DMP alumni, shared her book Plugging Into Nature at an assembly with DMP students and visiting with many of her former teachers.

shannon deverell with del mar pines teachers

Shannon is an outdoor enthusiast, high school student and long-time Girl Scout. Shannon’s goal in writing her book was to encourage children to put down their electronics and go out into nature to experience the physical and mental benefits of being outdoors. She told our DMP students that she knew she could write and publish a book because when she was at DMP, she wrote a book every year, just like they are doing now. Shannon wrote her book as a part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

shannon deverell speaking in front of del mar pines students

Plugging Into Nature is available on Amazon and her website outsidergirl.com, provides resources for hiking and backpacking.

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