A half-day, week-long program on Bainbridge Island to deepen science knowledge, strengthen problem-solving skills, and take learning outside!
We’re thrilled to announce Afternoon Ecologists, our new in-person, outdoor program on our Bainbridge Island campus, for students in 4th – 6th grades!
Designed to align with Washington’s 4th – 6th grade science curriculum, this half-day, week-long program will bring learning to life for students in a fun way, by building knowledge, strengthening collaborative problem-solving skills, gaining an appreciation for multiple perspectives, and practicing environmental stewardship.
Led by current University of Washington Master’s Students in Education and experienced staff instructors, the Afternoon Ecologists program will guide students in deepening their understanding of the impact science, engineering, and technology can have on their communities and the planet.
– Thea B., Recent Summer Camp Parent
No, as the curriculum and activities for each week are the same. However, we’re still planning additional programs, so hopefully, there will be more opportunities for your child to get back to IslandWood again soon!
Yes, the program is open to all 4th – 6th graders in the Puget Sound area!
Yes! In the registration form, where it asks you for any friend requests, you can share that your child is part of a pod, along with the name of each child in the pod that’s also signing up. Please note, your child will still need to wear a mask and participate in social distancing while at IslandWood.
As a new program, we would love to hear your feedback about how we can continue to evolve Afternoon Ecologists to best meet our community’s needs.
IslandWood acknowledges that we live and work on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people, who have been stewards of this region's land and waters since time immemorial. While the majority of our work takes place on Suquamish and Duwamish land, we also conduct programs on the land of the Snohomish, Puyallup, Muckleshoot, Skokomish, and S’Klallam peoples.
4450 Blakely Ave. NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 206.855.4300
IslandWood is a registered 501c3 charitable organization.
A Special Thanks to our corporate sponsor
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