Woman holding out turtle to youth
December 30, 2019
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Hosting two field trips for 3rd graders

$1,000 grant

$765 local cash match

159 3rd graders

The friends group hosted two field trips for 159 3rd grade students. In partnership with the school, the friends group organized eight different activity stations, which allowed students to explore the natural history and science of the park—turtles, bluebirds, water quality, and more.

Woman holding out turtle to youth
Third graders touch a turtle
Fifth-graders explore the woods at Lake Maria
Fifth-graders explore the woods at Lake Maria
volunteer in a bright yellow vest
Youth Grant field trip for local public school