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Hidden Villa Environmental Education Programs (HVEEP)
Grades Preschool – 6
Our renowned environmental education programs are dedicated to inspiring a sense of wonder and promoting environmental stewardship through exploration of our natural world. Whether you’re looking for a program to meet NGSS standards or just a place to explore in nature, we have dozens of options to meet your needs.
Youth Development Programs (YD)
Grades 7-12 and beyond
Youth Development programs inspire young leaders to become agents of change by encouraging respect, empathy, stewardship, critical-thinking, and community engagement. Our group programs are an opportunity to engage students in hands-on, experiential learning across our farm and wilderness preserve. Programs can be combined to create multi-day retreats with overnight accommodations in our youth hostel.
EdVenture 1: Farm DiscoveryStudents in kindergarten and 1st grade will get a hands-on experience that will enrich their learning and activate their curiosity for both science and environmental literacy. This course meets NGSS standard 1-LS1-1.Price: FreeDuration: 3 Hours
EdVenture 2: Nature Play Farm TourStudents in kindergarten and 1st grade will have the perfect opportunity to safely explore the creek and trails, appreciate the trees, birds, and squirrels, or investigate the wonders that lie beneath a log.Price: FreeDuration: 3 Hours
EdVenture 3: Farm & WildernessStudents in Grades 2 - 6 will trek through the wilderness, interact with farm animals, and explore our organic garden...all in a single action-packed day!Price: FreeDuration: 5 Hrs at HV + 2 Hr Class Visit
EdVenture 4: NatureWiseStudents in grades 2 - 5 will step into another world for a day! Students will practice being scientists as they learn to answer their own questions about the natural world through observation and simple investigations. This course meets NGSS standards LS1 and LS2-1.Price: FreeDuration: 5 Hrs at HV + 2 Hr Class Visit
EdVenture 5: Animals and FoodStudents in grades 2 - 6 will connect with the animals and plants that enrich our daily lives. They spend a full day interacting with farm animals and exploring the organic education garden.Price: FreeDuration: 5+/- Hrs at HV+2 Hr Class Visit
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