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Environmental Science Program of Newton 2014  
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Welcome to Envi Sci

The Envi Sci Program is based at Bowen Elementary School, 280 Cypress Street, Newton Centre near the Newton Centre T-stop (map opens in new window).

Each year, our students have fun hiking, biking, canoeing, and back-packing on Mt. Washington, the tallest peak in the Northeast. We take approximately 30 to 35 girls and boys who will be entering grades 7, 8, 9, or 10 in September of 2018.


Envi Sci families: the Program asks that you sign and return two waiver forms so that your student can participate in two of the scheduled activities:

Please download the forms, and sign and return them to the Program. If you have any questions about the waivers, or the activities, please contact us at contact@newtonenvisci.org or by phone at 617-447-9317. Thank you!


NOTE, 6/19/18: SPACE NOW AVAILABLE. We are again accepting registrations for this summer, we do not have a waiting list.

Please contact us to register a student or to ask questions:

- by telephone: call us at 617-447-9317. If we cannot pick up the phone, please leave us your name, phone number, email address and student's name. We will return your call as soon as possible

- by email: send your name, phone number, email address and student's name to:
contact@newtonenvisci.org

- by postal mail: Download the registration form for 2018, and send the completed form to:

David Backer, Executive Director
P.O. Box 600292
Newton, MA 02460

We will confirm that we have received your information. Thank you. The full registration Fee is $1,395 (no discounts apply).


Trailblazers show

Watch Lois Levin's "Trailblazers" interview with our Executive Director, David Backer (opens in new window):

https://newtv.org/recent-videos-community/111-trailblazers/4817-newton-environmental-science-program


Read the NEW article about the Envi Sci Program's 50th Annniversary in the July 12th Newton TAB, and the previous article about the Program.


2017: Envi Sci's 50th anniversary celebration!

Yes, The Envi Sci Program is 50 years old in 2017, and the Program had a series of events to celebrate! Find out more at the Envi Sci 50th Anniversary site and contact us if you would like to know more.


Envi Sci Program wins Award
from Green Newton

The Envi Sci Program received Green Newton's 2015 Environmental Leadership Award to a Community Group at a ceremony at the Newton Free Library. The award is given to honor those who have made great contributions to sustainability in the last year.
 . . .read more . . .


If you have questions or would like a brochure, please contact us:

David Backer, Executive Director
P.O. Box 600292
Newton, MA 02460
617-447-9317

or by email at: contact@newtonenvisci.org

Envi Sci 2012 brochure


2015 PHOTOS

Last Day / Graduation (7/30/15)


Mt. Washington Trip, Day Three (7/29/15)
Mt. Washington Trip, Day Two (7/28/15)
Mt. Washington Trip, Day One (7/27/15)


Mt. Monadnock Trip (7/23/15)


Blue Hills Trip (7/22/15)


Flowed Meadow Trail Improvement Day (7/20/15)


CanoeTrip (7/17/15)


Canoe Prep Day! (7/16/15)
Canoe Prep Day

Merchants Island Groups! (7/10/15)

Merchants Island walks (7/10/15)

See photos from Week 1! (orienteering with map and compass)

Read about the Program in the Newton TAB.


Here's the 2014 Envi Sci group, Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 30, 2014

Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, 2014

Envi Sci at Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 31, 2013

Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, 2013

Lakes of the Clouds, Wednesday August 1st, 2012:

Mt. Washington 2012

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Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, Wednesday July 27th, 2011:

Mt. Washington 2011

Envi Sci, Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, Wednesday July 28th, 2010:

Mt. Washington 2010

Environmental Science Program, Lakes of the Clouds hut July 29, 2009

Envi Sci group, Lakes of the Clouds hut 2009

The 2008 Envi Sci group at Lakes of the Clouds hut, Mt. Washington:



The Mt. Washington group in 2007:



Lakes of the Clouds Hut, August 2nd 2006!



The group at Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 28, 2005:

group photo at Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 28, 2005

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health provides a Fact Sheet for parents and guardians of camp attendees entitled: "Meningococcal Disease and Camp Attendees: Commonly Asked Questions" (PDF file format).


 

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