Leonard Gelfand STEM Center
West Creek Watershed Stewardship Center
An After School Environmental Adventure
for middle and high school students (minimum age 12)
Get Close! Dig In! Get Wet!
Get Real! Go Wild!
You CAN be a HERO!
Environmental Heroes 2016-2017
Environmental Heroes Newsletter 10-29-2015 (PDF)
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Engage in Real Research, Adventure, Exploration!
Where: West Creek Reservaton
2277 West Ridgewood Drive
Parma, Ohio 44134
Move Your Research Findings to Citizen Action!
Make a Difference!
July 2016 – June 2017: Environmental Heroes
What you do matters! Learn how in this free after school program for middle and high school students (minimum age 12), a joint program of the Cleveland Metroparks-West Creek and Case Western Reserve University’s Leonard Gelfand STEM Center. Self – motivated participants will engage in real science with naturalists and scientists, collecting and analyzing environmental data, and in developing plans to solve environmental problems. Only serious Environmental Heroes, willing to make a commitment for 2 years need apply. Youth will be selected in a competitive process to participate and will spend two weeks in the summer actively developing field observational and investigative skills.
Orientation is Tuesday through Friday July 26-29, 2016, and August 2-5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekdays. After school sessions begin Wednesday September 7, 2016. After school sessions are on Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. through June 27, 2017. All sessions are at West Creek Reservation-Watershed Stewardship Center.
2016-2017 Application Deadline: June 27, 2016; Essays must accompany application to be considered for interview for open positions.
For more information, please call 216-368-5075 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.