Help Get Kids Outside—State Offers Grants for Youth Outdoor Education, Recreation

Help Get Kids Outside—State Offers Grants for Youth Outdoor Education, Recreation

Do you work with kids? Would you like to help children be healthier, happier, and more successful—both in school and in life? Do you want to expose them to all the beauty in Washington’s great outdoors? Then consider applying for a No Child Left Inside grant. No Child Left Inside grants provide outdoor recreation and education… Continue Reading Help Get Kids Outside—State Offers Grants for Youth Outdoor Education, Recreation

Working The Farm With Director Jeff Lucas

Working The Farm With Director Jeff Lucas

On a rainy day just before Thanksgiving, Director Jeff Lucas paid a visit to teacher Tod Morrish and his GRITS class at the Eatonville School District’s Kjelstad/ Burwash farm in the Ohop Valley. The four-acre site is what remains of a 114-acre homestead farm, centered around the main barn, built in 1910. The farm was… Continue Reading Working The Farm With Director Jeff Lucas

Eatonville Middle Schoolers Take Their Physical Education Outdoors

Eatonville Middle Schoolers Take Their Physical Education Outdoors

In the 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Erik Danielson, physical education teacher at Eatonville Middle School, decided to take the entire seventh grade student body snowshoeing at Mount Rainier National Park. Over the course of three school days, all the students were able to participate. During this trip, the students learned about outdoor survival skills in… Continue Reading Eatonville Middle Schoolers Take Their Physical Education Outdoors