Outdoor Education for All

Marty Fortin
Jan 03, 2019

While we welcome the thousands of students and staff who visit our facilities, it is the dream of all of us involved in Outdoor Environmental and Science  Education to have a component in each school year. Here is an exemplary approach:

Grand Rapids Schools to Offer Outdoor Education to All Students

by Monica Scott | mlive |Dec 21, 2018

Grand Rapids Public Schools announced plans to pilot an initiative that will create outdoor education experiences for all students beginning in the 2019-20 school year. The outdoor education pilot is a collaborative partnership with multiple organizations committed to environmental education and access to the outdoors, including C&NN’s Cities Connecting Children to Nature initiative. The pilot is funded by a three-year grant and enables four teachers at each grade level to work together to develop an outdoor-based curriculum. [+] read more

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