To reserve your child’s place, please contact
Learning in Nature’s Classroom
The Nature Odyssey Summer Science Camp
the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (grades 4-6) and Living Earth Adventure z and y
505.662.0460 or register online Program (grades 7-9) are unique
Sign up for the following program(s):
opportunities for young people to become
immersed in nature and learn with talented Living Earth
and enthusiastic environmental educators.
j Rio Grande Valley: June 7-11 | $275
j Super Sleuths-VCNP: June 14-18 | $275
With classrooms ranging from the riverbeds
and canyons of the Rio Grande Valley to the
j L.E.A.P.: June 28-July 2 | $325 headwaters of the Jemez River on the Valles
Caldera National Preserve, these program are
Discounts: You may take up to two. a wonderful way to explore the diverse
j PEEC member. $25 discount. ecosystems and cultures of Northern New
Mexico. It is our goal that all students who
j Register/pay before April 1. $25 discount. participate in these programs will take an
j Register more than 1 child. $25 discount. enthusiastic interest in the natural world.
j Register more than 1 week. $25 discount. Parent Feedback from 2008
Scholarships: There are a limited number of “I was extremely impressed with the
scholarships available to families who would knowledge of the adults involved with this
not otherwise be able to afford the program. program. My son learned a LOT! I also felt
Please call PEEC for more information. very secure leaving my child each morning.
The leaders were very knowledgeable about
Meeting time: Students meet each morning safety and concerned about the children. This
at 8:30 a.m. at the Pajarito Environmental week was extremely well thought out and
Education Center (3540 Orange Street in Los executed.”
Alamos). Pick-up is at 4:30 p.m each
afternoon. For children participating in the “My kid had a great time. He learned a lot. I
Rio Grande Valley program who live in or have told other parents about his experience.
around Española, there will be a meeting I will look at your calendar for next summer
location established at the McCurdy School. for sure.”
Refund Policy THANK YOU!
Thank you to an anonymous donor
Cancellations made before May 1 will who provided funding for
receive a full refund minus a $50 deposit. scholarships. And for a second year in
No refunds will be made after May 1. a row, Moms in Motion made a
generous donation that helped reduce
tuition for all students.
Nature Odyssey & L . E . A . P . 2 0 1 0
Nature Odyssey: Rio Grande Valley Nature Odyssey: Super Sleuths Living Earth Adventure Program
Exploring the Ancient to the Modern Valles Caldera and Beyond From the Rio Grande to the Valles Caldera
June 7-11 j Grades 4-6 j $275* June 28-July 2 j Grades 7-9 j $325*
June 14-18 j Grades 4-6 j $275*
The Rio Grande Valley forms the nexus for The Living Earth Adventure Program (LEAP) is a
Does a tree make sounds? How does the shape
nature and culture to come together in unique opportunity for middle-school students
of a crayﬁsh claw help it catch prey? Why does a
extraordinary ways. We'll explore the valley in to explore the diverse ecosystems between the
cave stay cool on a hot summer day?
space and time, visiting the ancient walkways of Rio Grande and the Valles Caldera National
Become a nature detective this summer, and
Plaza Blanca, a dinosaur dig at Ghost Ranch, and Preserve with local scientists and environmental
hone all your senses as you delve into these
mysterious images of pre-Puebloan educators from the Volunteer Task Force and
mysteries and many more. You'll be on the case
petroglyphs. Throughout the week we'll check Pajarito Environmental Education Center. During
in the beautiful Valles Caldera, investigating its
out modern ventures, too; you'll have a chance this exciting week-long camp, students explore
diverse habitats from rivers to meadows to
to challenge yourself on a Ropes Course, see the history, archeology, geology, ecology, and
forests. Throughout the week, you'll be on the
wild animals up close at the Wildlife Center, and wildlife of the Jemez Mountains.
lookout for clues to how the natural world
learn about organic gardening and medicinal works. On the ﬁnal day, you'll use your super- Students will gain an intimate and informed
herbs at the Tesuque Pueblo Farm. We'll also sleuthing skills to explore Alabaster Cave near understanding of our local ecology and acquire
visit some of the valley's waterways, since no San Ysidro before taking a refreshing dip in the the tools they’ll need to explore their own
Nature Odyssey would be complete without Jemez River. interests in the natural world.
This year we’ll spend one evening camping
Marvelous mysteries await the Super
Join us for a week of discovery and adventure and one day ﬂoating the Rio Grande with
Sleuths…so join us this summer for
as we explore the nature and culture of the Explorer Post 20. Campers will be responsible
a sensational experience!
Rio Grande Valley! for basic camping gear and expected to
attend a pre-ﬂoat orientation at the aquatic
* Discounts and scholarships available. Please see “registration details” for more information.