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 a waiver form so that your student can participate in canoe prep day, and the canoe trip day:
Please download the form, and sign and return it to the Program. If you have any questions about the waivers, or the activities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 617-447-9317. Thank you!
2017: Envi Sci's 50th anniversary celebration!
Yes, The Envi Sci Program was 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.
If you have questions or would like a brochure, please contact us:
All parents or guardians, please note that a copy of the Environmental Science Program's policies for care of mildly ill campers, administration of medications, and emergency healthcare provision is available to you through this link.
Also please note that you have a right to review background check, health care, discipline policies and grievance procedures upon request.
Read about the Program in the Newton TAB.
Here's the 2014 Envi Sci group, Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 30, 2014
Envi Sci at Lakes of the Clouds hut, July 31, 2013
Lakes of the Clouds, Wednesday August 1st, 2012:
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Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, Wednesday July 27th, 2011:
Envi Sci, Lakes of the Clouds AMC hut, Wednesday July 28th, 2010:
Environmental Science Program, Lakes of the Clouds hut July 29, 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:
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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