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Environmental Education & Community Leadership Program
Working to foster environmental awareness, community stewardship and leadership skills
Since 1998, the Prescott College Kino Bay Center Environmental Education and Community Leadership Program (EEP) has contributed to the mission of the Center and to the conservation agenda in the region by working to foster environmental awareness, community stewardship and leadership skills that are directly linked to building the social capital vital to achieving conservation goals in the region. The program currently reaches 600 community members between the ages of six and seventeen through weekly classroom sessions, field activities, and community projects. Since 2000, the EEP has reached more than 3,000 students in a community of 6,000. The EEP also works collaboratively to offer community events, workshops for teachers, education authorities, parents, resource users and other community members.
Three extracurricular ecology clubs have developed in Bahia de Kino with the support of local schools and the ... Learn more >
Stories beyond the numbers
These stories are examples of the work that is changing attitudes about the environment and conservation ... Learn more >
Fourth through Sixth Grade Education
Students taking classes in 4th and 6th grade expand their understanding of the ecology and conservation of ... Learn more >
Mission of the Environmental Education Program
The mission of the EEP is to participate in the formation of community leaders who possess a profound sense of ... Learn more >
Preparatory School Social Service and Professional Practicum Program
Beginning in 2010, the EEP and the preparatory school have selected 5 to 7 preparatory school students to complete their social service or professional practicum requirement in collaboration with the Prescott College Kino Bay Center. This requirement provides students with opportunities to develop professional skills through involvement with all programs at the Center. Students have worked with administration, data collection and entry, marine mammal photo-identification, web page design and environmental education. Every student is assigned a staff member as a mentor who supervises his or her experience.
Kino Bay Center Featured Links
Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery
The Kino Bay photo database is a searchable and diverse collection of ... Learn more >
Director, Research and Conservation Program Coordinator
220 Grove Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301
Kino Bay Center:
151 Calle Cádiz y Puerto Vallarta
Bahía de Kino, Sonora, México
ph: (+52) 662 242 00 24