The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Guided Outdoors Youth Education programs use inspiring outdoor settings and experiential education to engage students and their teachers in ecology, earth science, and leadership development. Each year Guided Outdoors Youth Education programs serve over 9,000 students, expanding the classroom walls for 130 schools across the Northeast. As a leader in the field of environmental education, AMCR programs create unparalleled educational experiences that complement classroom learning and other goals for student development.
Through Guided Outdoors programming, the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) offers an engaging slate of staff-led outdoor experiences for the youth, adults, and families, which promote the appreciation, understanding, enjoyment, and responsible use of natural resources. We provide people of all ages and backgrounds with the skills to enjoy the outdoors and an increased understanding of their connection to the natural world. Our Youth Environmental & Outdoor Educators predominantly lead trips for participants in grades K-12 and teens, but will also be cross-trained and occasionally schedule
In this 30 week AmeriCorps position you will learn and serve alongside like minded individuals from across the country. This program has been branded the Discover the Power of Parks (DPP) as a way to engage folks with the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of New Hampshire State Parks and beyond. Interpretive Rangers spend their time learning, developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs that connect residents and visitors to parks all across NH.
The Marjot Foundation funds independent research projects on environmental issues by high school students
Motivated students or teams of students in grades 9-11 from New England and New York are welcome to apply for Marjot Foundation grants. Students who receive these grants are awarded $5000 to complete a one-year field and/or laboratory research experiment that they have designed. Proposals are due April 20, so apply today!
We help schools transition to implementing inquiry-based and phenomena-based STEM instruction. Our interactive science professional learning programs provide resources for educators to engage the curiosity and wonder of students by bringing hands-on, minds-on curriculum into current teaching situations! These professional learning experiences are tailored to teachers' needs within a school district and are offered both on-site and remotely.
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Chris Pare and William Riley, Co-Presidents of the Outdoor Environmental Club at Belmont High School, are launching another Belmont Climate Summit on October 28th. The Climate Summit brings climatology leaders from around the state to teach and inspire young people.
Educators of students in grades K – 4 interested in incorporating nature, wildlife, and science activities into their curriculum are invited to join the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department for a hybrid professional development workshop this October. This Project WILD: Using Your School’s Outdoor Space for Learning seminar is intended for instructors who want to build on a child’s sense of wonder about nature, encouraging them to explore wildlife and the world around them by using an outdoor classroom, schoolyard, or natural area.