Monday, May 11, 2009

Chesapeake Classrooms

Get your feet wet paddling, hiking, fishing, sampling water quality, and visiting people and places that connect your school community with the Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Classrooms is a five-day immersion course that will focus on watershed issues in conjunction with the Maryland Green Schools requirements. During the program, participants will visit with U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), and MAEOE experts, which also fulfills the Maryland Green Schools professional development criteria. Staff will provide advice and guidance as participants walk through their personal Green Schools plan. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Geographic Society, appreciates having MAEOE as their partner for this trip.

Registration Details:

When: August 10-14, 2009 2 days local, 3 days/2 nights at a CBF Island Center

How: Go to, click 5-Day Immersion Course, and complete the registration form. You may also fax completed forms to 410/268-6687 or mail them to: Chesapeake Classrooms, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403

Cost: $150.00 (covers food, housing, ferry cost, and materials included)
$25.00 non-refundable deposit due with registration form (cash, check, or credit card)

Credit: Participants can earn 3 MSDE credits or graduate credits through one of our regional college or university partners at a reduced rate.

Visit our professional development page and click on the Summer Immersion courses.

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