Cambridge School Volunteers has been posting weekly mini-lessons on nature journaling since April 6, 2020. These video and other resources are posted at csvinc.org/outdoors. The free, online resource draws on the organization’s experience offering Art & Science in One, a one-to-one mentoring program that brings entire classrooms of fourth- and fifth-grades outdoors to develop nature journals. Art & Science in One provides four hours
Join Julie Croston, Coordinator of the Cambridge School Volunteers Art & Science in One program, for a Facebook live introduction to nature journaling with children. The program has been running for eight years in fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms. Parents, caregivers and teachers who join CSV on Monday at 12:30 for this event will learn some tools for engaging kids outdoors in their own neighborhood with
Join us as a volunteer in our outdoor program by attending this orientation or our March 2 or March 4 orientations!
Register here for the volunteer orientation for Art & Science at Compass.
Combining elements of art and science, our award-winning mentoring program ASC pairs mentors and students for nature journaling at Fresh Pond Reservation.
Art & Science in One (AS1), CSV’s only outdoor program, earned recognition for outstanding environmental education from the Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) in May. CSV was one of eight nonprofit organizations across the state honored with an EEA award. CSV is currently seeking new volunteers for a summer edition of the program (Application materials here; register here). View photos of
CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Sue Wellington, Non-Profit Financial Manager This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the third of the profiles in that series. The connection between math and creative disciplines is front and center for Sue Wellington. “There
After a winter of snow days, harsh temperatures, and cabin fever, spring is a relief to students and teachers alike. It’s also a time that some classrooms take their learning outdoors. Cambridge School Volunteers enables adults from the community to participate as volunteers in a particular outdoor, hands-on learning program—Art & Science in One. We develop a kind of learning community amongst our volunteers before