2010 summer program brochure

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					Registration Details
To reserve your child’s place, please contact
                                                Learning in Nature’s Classroom
                                                The Nature Odyssey Summer Science Camp
                                                                                                    Nature Odyssey
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
                                                                                                    Adventure Program
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.
getting wet!
                                                                                                                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.