Teaching Recreational & Environmental Education
TREE (Teaching Recreational and Environmental Education) is an organization that fosters environmental education and recreational opportunities through exposure to outdoor activities and learning experiences that revolve around an environmentally conscience curriculum.
Students will attain the skills, knowledge, values and experiences necessary to become lifelong, conscientious stewards of our environment. TREE's curriculum exposes students to various authentic learning opportunities that creates awareness, promotes advocacy and develops 21st Century skills.
Students utilize local resources and environmentally affiliated organizations to learn, educate, develop and implement various outdoor efforts to ensure the survival and appreciation of some of our most inspiring cultural heritage and beautiful natural resources.
It's about experience... Gaining knowledge and experience for real world application.
It's about a relationship... Cultivating relationships with self, others and the natural world around us.
It's about sustainability... Learning how to conserve and protect the resources we depend on.
It's about stewardship... Participating in service learning that gives back to the community and its natural environment.
It's about future thinking... Impacting future generations by leaving a legacy that transcends the confines of a classroom and promotes life-long learning.