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
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
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
"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
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
Based on a strategic decision by our Board, Expeditions have transitioned to serve exclusively Boston Public School students.
The shift increases opportunities for 60 students from our BPS multi-year partnership to experience the Island and Boston Harbor