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08/03/18

By: Laura Lynch

Reaching New Heights: Summer Connections Week 3

Week three of Summer Connections saw the students climbing towards new heights- and reaching them.  With “physical fitness,” as the guiding pillar, students pushed themselves physically and mentally through climbing courses, low ropes, Ra
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07/27/18

By: Laura Lynch

Exploring the Outdoor Classroom: Summer Connections Week 2

  After week two of Summer Connections, students boarded the ferry with muddy sneakers and a newfound passion for collecting crabs. “This has been my favorite part of Summer Connections so far,” shared one student, adding, “it was
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07/23/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

Thompson Island Featured on the Boston Neighborhood News Network

Watch Nikki Tabron of Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center and Eric Arnold of Hale Reservation talk about how their hands-on learning programs can help local students bridge gaps in STEM achievement and job opportunities with Chris Lovett on the
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07/19/18

By: Laura Lynch

Summer Connections 2018 Kick-Off

  The Summer Connections 2018 program has kicked off with a week that included summer heat, ecosystem exploration, and a variety of games and initiatives to spark team-building among the new groups of BPS students.   After arriving on the boat
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07/17/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

New Salt Marsh Lesson For Our 6th Graders!

"What lives here?" is a question students ask all the time when in the salt marsh. This season we are launching a revised lesson- with the help of our friends at the Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley- that harnesses students' natural curiosity to d
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07/17/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

Race in the 4K Trail Run - September 26 & 27

We're gearing up for our annual 4K Trail Run where 2,000 runners will traverse Thompson Island to support hands-on science and leadership experiences for Boston Public School students! Last year for the first time we asked individual teams to hold their
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