Connecting Children to Nature

 
$6,564
$3,436
Raised
Remaining
Dec 26, 2012

Year in Review

Students on a Field Trip
Students on a Field Trip

As 2013 approaches I look back over this past year at all that we have accomplished.  In 2012 we served over 125,000 students and teachers through our Field Trips, Outdoor Science School, and Traveling Scientist programs.  Over 50% of those students were able to attend because of sponsorships they were given from individuals like you.  These students were given the experience of nature and in some sparked an interest that will never leave them.  These students are our future engineers, scientists, businessmen and women, teachers and much more. Sometimes this is the only experience with nature students may get.  For these students the experience means so much more.  It is because of them that we do the work we do.

"I thought the field trip was fun especially the gopher snake and "Oreo" the rat, but the best part was hiking and finding out the wonderful sights and smells of nature." - Pablo, 4th grader 

"Thank you for everything! I had a great time and I finally experienced what it's like to be outdoors! I'll never forget the smell of the cabin and more importantly the smell of the mountains, the river, the grass and the whole atmosphere of it." - Eddie, 6th grader

"My favorite part of taking my students to Outdoor Science School is to see their eyes light up with excitement for what they are learning and watch as their minds open.  Thank you for giving them this wonderful experience!" - Sarah, 6th grade teacher

As the year is coming to a close please consider making a tax deductible donation to help send a student or a whole class to an Inside the Outdoors Program.

Students at Outdoor Science School
Students at Outdoor Science School

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Project Leader

Lori Kiesser

Program Development Manager
Costa Mesa, California United States

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