3rd-5th Friday Enrichment via the Gateway Mountain Center - INFO WITH LINK INCLUDED
Friday enrichment programming for students in grades 3 through 5 will be through the Gateway Mountain Center. Programming will be entirely outdoors, at various locations in/around the Truckee area. The focus will be on exploring the natural world and environmental stewardship. Grades will be combined due to staffing considerations.
Dates: 09/17/21, 09/24/21, 10/01/21 10/08/21, 10/15/21, 10/22/21, 10/29/21, 11/05/21, 11/12/21, 11/19/21
Times: 9:30a.m to 2:30p.m.
Fee: $550 for the fall semester. Note: Parent Volunteers are not needed to operate this program.
Potential Activities: Hiking, Biking, Bouldering, and More!
Potential Outings and Themes:
- Donner State Park Lake Day- Donner Party History
- Hidden Beach (Tahoe) Lake Day - Creatures of Lake Tahoe
- Train Tunnels Hike - Railroad History
- Flora Lake Hike - Geology of the Sierra Nevada
- Regional Park Biking - Truckee River Riparian Science
- Emigrant Trail Biking - Mammals of the Sierra Nevada
- Rainbow Boulders Exploration - Watershed Science
- Donner Lake Rim Trail Hike - Birds of the Sierra Nevada
- Tahoe Donner Biking - Amphibians of the Sierra Nevada
- Martis Creek Hiking - Leave No Trace and Habitat Restorative Science
- Five Lakes Hiking - Forest Ecology