EDUCATION

FOR education programs empower all age groups to create river stewards who will care for the Rappahannock for generations.

FIELD TRIP INFORMATION

At the River’s Edge Outdoor Environmental Education Program (ATRE) provides students with interactive, outdoor science and history education opportunities

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

Kids on the Rappahannock Summer Day Camp is a summer day camp that fuses environmental education and river recreation.

 

HEALTHY RIVERS START AT HOME

Teach others how to improve our watershed’s health.

 

Providing environmental education while supporting teachers and families

In 2020, FOR adjusted our approach to environmental education to support teachers and families. Normally, classrooms of students visit us for field trips at our 17-acre nature preserve for a wide range science and environmental lessons. We also visit classrooms to...

Dissecting Oysters, Culture & Impact

“I can see the gills! I wish I had gills!” one student at St. Clare Walker Middle School exclaimed while dissecting an oyster. Experiences such as these bring students one step closer to understanding and appreciating the importance of river stewardship. Thanks to...

Students Planting Roots in Environmental Education

We love it when education happens outside the classroom. This week, 115 students from Richmond County Middle School established roots in environmental education by planting trees. The students and faculty worked with Brent Hunsinger, Friends of the Rappahannock’s...

FOR Environmental Educator, Nancy Stalik, recognized for E-STEM program

Friends of the Rappahannock was recently recognized for its exemplary STEM environmental education program in the state of Virginia. Nancy Stalik, FOR’s Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) Coordinator and Environmental Educator, was recognized with the...

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