The University of Iowa

Guide Certification & Tourism Workshop
Event Category 


Designed for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s community tourism attractions, including but not limited to museums, parks and conservation areas, historic sites, science centers and agritourism. The session meets from 9:30 am to 3 pm and features interactive methods and techniques for creating and delivering dynamic guided programs, with a focus on guiding adult visitors.

The $10 workshop fee includes the course workbook, workshop activities, lunch, and refreshments. Registration is required by June 5. To register, contact Central Iowa Tourism Region at 1-800-285-5842 or

All individuals completing the workshop have the optional opportunity to receive Professional Guide Certification from Iowa State University for an additional fee. Certification is completed at each individual’s place of work or an Iowa location of his or her choice. Certification details are available upon request.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:30am
Music Man Square
308 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach
Sponsoring Organization 
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach