Leonard Gelfand STEM Center
Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation – Canalway 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 2014-2015
Environmental Heroes Newsletter 03-29-2015 (PDF)
Environmental Heroes Newsletter 10-26-2014 (PDF)
Environmental Heroes Pictures
Engage in Real Research, Adventure, Exploration!
Where: Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation
4524 East 49th Street
Cuyahoga Hts., Ohio 44125
Move Your Research Findings to Citizen Action!
Make a Difference!
August 2015 – June 2016: 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 at the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation-Canalway Center 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 August 3-14, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekdays. After school sessions begin September 8, 2015. After school sessions are on Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. through June 28, 2016. All sessions are at the Canalway Center, Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation.
2015-2016 Application Deadline: June 27, 2015; 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.