School Overnight Program

SCHOOL OVERNIGHT PROGRAM

Engaging Curiosity. Building Community. Inspiring Stewardship.

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Discover how our multi-day, residential School Overnight Program on Bainbridge Island extends learning beyond the classroom, engaging students in critical thinking, scientific investigations, and actions that build awareness of and concern for the wellbeing of people and our planet.

“IslandWood was a really formative moment for me”: An Interview with Nancyrose Houston, 16 Years Later

Natalie Myers attended the School Overnight Program with Suquamish Eleme...

“[It] really changed my personal perspective on what I could do”: An Interview with Natalie Myers about her IslandWood Experience

Natalie Myers attended the School Overnight Program with Suquamish Eleme...

Drumming with Jah Breeze: A Tool for Teaching and a Time for Celebration

Suquamish weaver Peg Deam sat sideways on the edge of the stage in Islan...

LEARNING THAT LASTS

Three out of four students continue to demonstrate SOP program outcomes–teamwork, engagement with science,pro-environmental behaviors, embracing safe adventure, and engagement with their community–three months after their stay at IslandWood.

SUPPORTING CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

Three months after participating in the School overnight Program, teachers report a 70%+increase in teaching pro-environmental behaviors; teaching outdoors; facilitating investigations; and incorporating stewardship projects.