Connecting Children to Nature

 
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Connecting Children to Nature and Planting Knowledge
    By - Dawn Curtis - Manager, Grants and Volunteer Services
    Planting knowledge brings environmental awareness to schools and communities. Inside the Outdoors along with more than 200 students and community members planted butterfly and vegetable gadrens in the shared field between Olive Street and Jefferson Elementary Schools in Anaheim.  Students from both schools...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 1 donation
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 1 donation
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Connecting to Nature through ITO Experiences
    By - Dawn Curtis - Manager, Grants and Volunteer Services
    Community Programs Environmental science came to life for students who helped with a restoration project as part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service, January 19, 2014. More than 40 students from Corona del Mar High’s Advanced Placement environmental science class spent three hours clearing invasive...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 4 donations
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Youth Stewardship Council
    By - Lori Kiesser - Manager, Inside the Outdoors
    In 2012, inspired by the Friends for Change Youth Summit at Disney World, Inside the Outdoors launched the Youth Stewardship Council.  Middle and high school students from communities that reflect the diversity of Southern California are coming together to create change in their communities.  They've planted...
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    Taking the Outdoors to the City
    By - Eric Carpenter - Development Manager
    Inside the Outdoors' programs are more than just bringing students to the outdoors. Sometimes, letting those students experience nature and learn valuable environmental science lessons means coming to them. That's exactly the thought behind our Traveling Scientist program, which brings an experienced naturalist directly to...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 1 donation
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 2 donations
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Summer Science ... and Fun!
    By - Eric Carpenter - Development Manager
    Summer is definitely heating up at Inside the Outdoors. And just because kids are out of school doesn’t mean the learning has stopped. Our Summer Day Camp is getting kids outdoors to stay active – physically and mentally. Inside the Outdoors’ camps are designed for fun and education, to prevent the...
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    Science Lessons in Action
    By - Eric Carpenter - Development Manager
    Generous donations continue to help Inside the Outdoors inspire young students to explore their inner scientist in nature’s classroom. In addition to our core programs – Outdoor Science School, Traveling Scientist and Field Trips – students are increasingly taking the science lessons they learn and putting...
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    Year in Review
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    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...
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    Back to the Outdoors
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    "Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the mountains and the stars up above. Let them look at the beauty of the waters and the trees and flowers on earth. They will then begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education."   - David Polis, Environmentalist This is something...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 9 donations
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    Student Letters to Mother Earth
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    One of our goals at Inside the Outdoors is to create better stewards of the environment.  It is the children of the world that will be taking on the responsibility of making it a better place.  By sharing our passion we help foster an apprication for science and nature and all the wonders our Earth has...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Staff Stories from Outdoor Science School
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    As the school year progresses and we meet more and more students each day, it is the stories they share with us that touch our lives and remind us of why it is we are doing what we are for these kids.  Below are stories that our staff from Outdoor Science School (OSS - ITO's week long outdoor education program for 4th...
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    An Experience of a Lifetime
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    The 2011-2012 school year is under way!  This means students and teachers all over Southern California are preparing to attend an Inside the Outdoors Program!  This year we anticipate serving a total of about 93,700 students and community members through our programs.  That's about 73,000 students...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 37 donations
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    The Face of the Future
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    This has been a very exciting year so far for Inside the Outdoors!  We expect to serve 126,000 students and teachers by the end of this year!  (That's in just a couple weeks!)   Thanks to all of you who made it possible; to our staff, teachers, parents, and community supporters!  Without...
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    Changing the Future
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    Schools continue to face significant cuts in core programs making it almost impossible for them to take field trips without help from the community. However, the need for science-based field trips that enhance classroom learning continues to increase as students need a strong science foundation to be prepared for their...
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    Back to School
    By - Kimberly Casey - Program Support Specialist
    It's that time again! Kids are waking up early, preparing their backpacks, and getting on school buses all over the nation. With the start of school also comes the start of Field Trips and Outdoors Science School, connecting children to nature and giving them valuable real life lessons that they can apply when they return...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 8 donations
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  • Connecting Children to Nature posted a progress report
    Connecting Children to Nature
    By - Kimberly Casey - Project Coordinator
    In the 2009-2010 academic year, Inside the Outdoors was able to give sponsorships to 48,000 low income students to attend environmental education field trips. These field trips give students an experience of a life time, something they would otherwise not get. The students and teachers are so grateful for the sponsorships...
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Connecting Children to Nature has received 62 donations
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Lori Kiesser

Program Development Manager
Costa Mesa, California United States

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