2016 Climbing for Kids
What: Each year we climb 14,000 feet to the summit of Mt. Bierstadt to honor children with much bigger mountains to climb
When: August 12th, 2016
Where: Mt. Beirstadt
Beneficiaries:Children’s Hospital Colorado Learning Services and Pediatric Mental Health Institute
The Association of Outdoor Recreation Education (AORE) is now accepting applications for its $10,000 research grant. The application deadline is October 9, 2015.
The Grant Committee seeks to assist research in the following areas:
o College Climbing Walls
o Environmental Stewardship
o Return on Financial Investment
o Retention and Graduation Rates
o Value of Outdoor Recreation Experiences
o Outdoor Orientation Programs
o Operations and Administration
o Challenge Course
For more information about this funding opportunity, including instructions for completing application, visit: http://www.aore.org/research-grant
AORE’s mission is to provide opportunities for professionals and students in the field of outdoor recreation and education to exchange information, promote the preservation and conservation of the natural environment, and address issues common to college, university, community, military, and other not-for-profit outdoor recreation and education programs.
The graduate residency program in Environmental Education— IslandWood—has room for more students. During this residency you live in a cabin in the woods on Bainbridge Island, WA for a year, while teaching EE to elementary students and receiving Masters’ level Education credits for the graduate classes you are taking. You can complete an additional year to receive your Masters degree in Education or to receive your teaching certification. Please pass on this opportunity to anyone that might be interested!
|Education for Environment and CommunityBainbridge Island WAThere is still time to begin your master’s degree this summer! IslandWood’s certificate in Education for Environment and Community, is the first half of a master’s in education through the University of Washington.
Experiential learning at the graduate level! Live, learn and teach on an island in the Puget Sound. University of Washington classes are taught on the IslandWood site. Students apply new understanding of ecology, teaching, and learning while working with diverse groups of children from urban and rural communities.
The IslandWood/University of Washington program in Education for Environment and Community begins in late August. Inquire now and apply by July 15!
For course information and application materials, visit our website at www.islandwood.org/graduate-programs
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