Virtual Marine Science Summer Camp, Grades 3rd-8th!

cean First Institute (OFI) takes pride in offering unique, hands-on ocean science summer camps – this year will be no different, though our camps will now run virtually. Our half-day Marine Conservation, Girls in Ocean Science, and Ocean Science summer camps will take place throughout the...

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SPEAK OUT: Youth Earth Day Challenge

This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the Eco-School Network invites you and the kiddos in your life to express your care for our Earth with a poem, audio message, or piece of art. Conveniently, it is a great activity to do at home. Oregon’s poet laureate, Kim Stafford, will...

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RCE Americas Virtual Youth Conference

You are invited to our 2nd annual RCE Virtual Youth Conference on April 1st from 5:30-7:30PM (EST). We look forward to connecting and fostering collaboration between the RCE Americas Youth Networks. The conference will give youth leaders from across the Americas the opportunity to share their...

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Climate change: Schools failing us, say pupils

“It’s educated people who are causing the most damage to the planet,” says sixth-former Joe Brindle. Joe, 17, says schools need to put the environment at the heart of education. Ministers agree “it is vital that pupils are taught about climate change” but Joe says...

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Biomimicry as a Framework for GreenSTEM Education Workshop

Biomimicry is an innovation method that looks to examples in nature to solve design and engineering problems. It is a rapidly growing field of study that is charting a course toward a more sustainable world and creating exciting new STEM career pathways. This hands-on workshop will focus on how...

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Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge (YDC)

Teach STEM concepts while connecting your students to nature through the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge. The Youth Design Challenge (YDC) is a free, hands-on, project-based learning experience that provides classroom and informal educators with a new framework to introduce biomimicry and an...

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Zoo School Outreach Educator

Metro is hiring a Zoo School Outreach Educator at the Oregon Zoo. Bring your education and live-animal presentation skills to the Oregon Zoo, where you will support our groundbreaking wildlife education and conservation efforts. In this role, you will present live-animal programs for students in...

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Eco-School Network Dessert Meetup

Parents, teachers, and grandparents – join us to learn what you can do to make your child’s school greener and healthier! We offer free training to help you carry out a project that gets students practicing sustainability at school. Meetups are at 7:00 pm on Sept 23 in NE Portland,...

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24th Annual Columbia Slough Regatta

Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for Regatta, an on the water paddle festival like no other, Sunday, August 11th from 10am to 2pm.  Regatta celebrates recreation opportunities on Portland’s hidden gem of local waterways, the Columbia Slough.  Regatta is not actually a race; this family...

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Climate Change Kid Lawyer Camp!

This is a great opportunity for middle schoolers (grades 6-8) to learn about law by doing it – using the Juliana kid climate case, just argued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as a model. Young people can take parts as appellate lawyers for the kid plaintiffs or for the government...

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