Educators have many opportunities at the North Mississippi Fish
Visitor Education Center (VEC). Educational groups have taken
advantage of the guided tours, programs, hands-on activities, and
workshops provided by the VEC.
For teachers planning a field trip, the facility
offers activities and tours for all ages and abilities. The NMFH VEC TEACHER'S PACKET is a resource
for educators, providing a detailed description of tours and
programs. This information packet also answers a list of "Teachers'
Frequently Asked Questions" and provides a look into Enid Lake's
At the Visitor Education Center, educators of all grade
levels and subject areas have had the opportunity to
participate in teacher workshops and obtain CEUs. For upcoming
workshops see the EVENTS page.
Youth Art Contests
The NMFH VEC hosts Youth Art Contests through
the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Foundation
(MWFPF). From clay sculptures to oil paintings, young artists in
four different age categories create illustrations of
native Mississippi species. The winners in each category receive a
certificate, and their work is proudly displayed at the Education
Center and in the Mississippi Outdoors magazine.