Center for Environmental Literacy

Stewardship of planet Earth’s resources is one of the most important issues of our time. Children who learn to appreciate the natural world, develop analytical skills to inquire about environmental issues, and build awareness of society’s impact on the environment will become the environmental scientists, entrepreneurs, and activists of the 21st century.
Essential Skills: Questioning, Analysis, and Interpretation of Data, a Sense of Civic Responsibility 
  • Students are taught to be stewards of the 33 acres of natural outdoor space
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle, repurpose program across the grades
  • Student Green Team directed initiatives like “One Less Straw” and “Change the Margins”
  • Web-based curriculum to support the identification of the fauna and flora of our nature trails
  • The Spencer Mugford Center for Environmental Education Yurt opened in 2019
  • Organic vegetable garden
  • Pollinators garden
  • Maple Syrup program
  • Field trip to Project Oceanology