Kate Svitek Memorial Foundation

Our Newest Supporter We’d like to thank the Kate Svitek Memorial Foundation for their philanthropic contribution to help Exploring New Horizons eliminate barriers and create pathways of equitable access for students coming from underserved schools to attend outdoor school. The Kate Svitek Memorial Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to individuals, groups, and institutions whose..

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New Home for Sempervirens!

Since the beginning of January, Exploring New Horizons at Sempervirens is now hosting students at our new home at Camp Krem. Seeing groups of students laughing, learning, and exploring, you would never think that anything about Sempervirens has changed.  Program Director Asa “Chert” Deane attributes the success of the smooth transition to the Sempervirens naturalist..

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Our Next Generation Science Standards Story

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are an exciting nationally developed framework for science education that is currently being implemented in California primary and secondary schools. NGSS concepts taught by naturalists at Exploring New Horizons Outdoor Schools provide experiential learning with hands-on activities to support teachers in the classroom. These new learning standards greatly increase..

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Great news for environmental education!

On Dec. 10, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. ESSA includes language that, for the first time, supports opportunities to provide students with environmental education and hand-on, field-based learning experiences. Under the new bill, environmental education is eligible for funding through federal grants to the states. Our friends at the..

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#GivingTuesday

Plan to Be a Part of #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season, showing that the world truly gives as good as it gets. Join us on December 1, 2015 in kicking off your holiday giving season with an end-of-year charitable gift to Exploring new..

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