Region 11: Los Angeles

Serving Los Angeles County

Welcome to CREEC Region 11!

Look to this page for upcoming news. Please note, we now have a directory of resources and an online calendar!

Local Grants, Contests, Training and Resources

 

Heal The Bay Speakers Bureau Training – July 2017 in San Pedro
July, 2017
For over 25 years Speakers Bureau has been an integral part of Heal the Bay’s mission. Speakers Bureau volunteers spread educational awareness to schools, organizations and businesses about the causes and consequences of ocean pollution, water supply issues, and what everyone can do to help. Just last year we were able to reach out to nearly 40,000 LA County residents!

To register, visit www.healthebay.org/speakout

Classroom Training Session Dates:
Tuesday, July 11th, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 18th, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 25th, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location:
San Pedro Municipal Building, Room 452
638 S Beacon St.
San Pedro, CA 90731

 

CREEC-LA Provider Map
July, 2017
We now have a Google map showing the location of all the environmental education providers that are on the CREEC network and in the CREEC-LA area – click here to see.

For each provider, it shows the name of the organization, the address, telephone number, primary contact and email address.

If you are one these providers, please check your details on the map are correct and if you wish to change anything, email Simon Metcalfe at smetcalfe@treepeople.org.

 

Upcoming Events


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Candice Russell
TreePeople
818-623-4876
candice@creec.org

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Region 11 Highlights

OUTER SPACE ODYSSEY AT KIDSPACE

Sunday, July 16, 2017.

WHO: Kidspace Children’s Museum
WHAT: Outer Space Odyssey
WHERE: 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103
WHEN: Sunday, July 16, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Look to the skies during a day devoted to space exploration. Prototype a design for a future Martian Habitat and make a mini rocket in the Imagination Workshop.

Planetarium star gazing programs will be held in the Kidspace Discovery Dome every 45 minutes (first-come, first-serve basis). The Discovery Dome is an inflatable planetarium experience, entry is limited to 30 guests for each show.

Discovery Dome Planetarium Schedule:
10:15am – Back to the Moon
11:00am – Saturn, The Ring World
11:45am – Interactive Star Stories
Intermission
12:45pm – Saturn, The Ring World
1:30pm – Interactive Star Stories
2:15pm – Back to the Moon
3:00pm – Saturn, The Ring World
3:45pm – Interactive Star Stories

Contact: Kristen Payne

Generation Earth Summer Institute Community Resource Fair

Thursday, August 3, 2:00pm-3:00pm:

Generation Earth would like to invite you to share your program, curriculum & materials at our 12th annual Summer Institute Community Resource Fair on August 3, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion – 12000 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293.

Providers should aim to arrive from 1:00 pm onwards and be setup and ready by 1:45pm.

This year we have a great batch of middle and high school teachers from across Los Angeles County attending. These teachers often represent several other teachers at their schools who were unable to make it so rest assured your program will be shared with hundreds of LA area teachers.

This is THE BEST opportunity to connect with teachers who will actually utilize your programs. We consistently receive feedback from providers telling us that this is the most important and successful outreach event of the year for them. The Community Resource Fair is the culmination of Generation Earth’s two day “Environmental Service Learning 101” training. By the second day (8/3) they are hungry for great resources and field trip destinations, and are ready to network with you!

We already have a waiting list for this event and you can expect a minimum of 50 teachers to visit your table.

Generation Earth Summer Institute Community Resource Fair
August 3, 2017 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion
12000 Vista Del Mar
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Please RSVP to smetcalfe@treepeople.org a.s.a.p to reserve a booth.

Green Teacher Webinar

September 27, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

To overcome the challenges and be successful, you need to keep a few basic principles in mind. Doing so will add to the overall sustainability of a garden and allow for the school community to participate in the project. Based on several years of research and experience with dozens of school gardens, Mary and her colleagues will share their list of basic steps and best practices for school gardens.

Mary Dudley is the Youth Education Coordinator at the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati in Ohio. She has worked with school garden initiatives since 2008 in both temperate and subtropical climates. Mary holds a Master’s Degree in Botany. Covering the same ground as this webinar, Green Teacher published an article by Mary in Green Teacher 109, the Fall 2016 issue.

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