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The Wild Center's 

Summer Institute for Teachers: Empowering Students for Climate Resilience

July 15 - 18, 2019

Open to adults in the field of education

Hosted at the Eileen Rockefeller House (RockE House). RockE House & Basecamp is an extension of North Country School and Camp Treetops

Join a network of teachers from across New York State for a hands-on exploration of climate change education best practices at North Country School’s spectacular RockE House & Basecamp. This experience includes field trips, cutting-edge climate science, planning time, exposure to a suite of climate education resources, and content aligning to NYS Science Learning Standards. Content is best suited for middle and high school teachers across all disciplines, and teachers are strongly encouraged to attend in teams from their district. Residential and non-residential options available.

For questions or more information, contact Erin Griffin, Climate & Communities Coordinator, at



  • Residential: $150, includes meals and onsite lodging in the RockE House

  • Residential: $125, includes meals, bring your own tent and sleeping bag

  • Non-Residential: $100, tuition only, lodging and some meals on your own

  • Eligible for Continuing Education credit

  • Limited scholarships available. Visit the Wild Center for more information. 

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