Who lives behind Alturas?

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By Alisa McGowan Who lives behind Alturas? This is the question eleven enthusiastic Alturas Elementary School 4th and 5th grade Science After School participants answered during this winter’s Science After School session. Each week, students built on their naturalist skills and worked to determine who lived behind Alturas Elementary School. Students learned to identify scat on a “scat-venger hunt”, animal … Read More

Alisa McGowanWho lives behind Alturas?

The dates are set for EcoCamp 2018

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By Alisa McGowan We have officially booked the dates for our 2018 EcoCamps, and we couldn’t be more excited! This summer we will be offering two weeks of camp: July 9-13: Environmental Outdoor Adventure EcoCamp Open to rising 5th and 6th graders July 23-27: Environmental Outdoor Leadership EcoCamp Open to rising 7th-9th graders This year we will be facilitating EcoCamp … Read More

Alisa McGowanThe dates are set for EcoCamp 2018

Another great year at EcoCamp!

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By Alisa McGowan The ERC just completed two spectacular weeks of our summer EcoCamps in the Pioneer Mountains. EcoCamps are designed to bring – and keep – our children outdoors, learning, exploring, and reveling in the natural world. Campers gain the confidence, skills, and tools to become stewards of the environment while developing a passion and appreciation for science! The … Read More

Alisa McGowanAnother great year at EcoCamp!

Youth Education: Register now for EcoCamp 2017

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By Alisa McGowan This summer, the ERC will once again offer two week-long overnight EcoCamps at Idaho Basecamp in the heart of the Pioneer Mountains. Week one, July 17-21, 2017, is the Environmental Outdoor Adventure EcoCamp: Exploring Wild Places for rising 5th-6th graders. This camp is full of adventure and creative explorations and includes an overnight camping trip. Week two, … Read More

Alisa McGowanYouth Education: Register now for EcoCamp 2017