KIDS for the BAY collaborates with teachers to inspire environmental consciousness in children and cultivate a love of learning. We are committed to equal access to environmental education and to restoring a healthy environment for all communities.
KIDS for the BAY’s Environmental Education Programs:
Turn school students onto science through exciting, hands-on lessons and activities that engage all students, including English Language Learners
Connect students with nature on Field Trips to local creek, bay, and ocean habitats
Empower students to take environmental action in service-learning Action Projects that help solve critical environmental problems and raise awareness about environmental health and justice issues
Create a lasting impact through our Teacher Training and Schoolwide Impact Models, which provide teachers and schools with the curricula, equipment, and support needed to continue teaching environmental science each year.
Since 1992, KIDS for the BAY has:
Engaged 91,130 students and more than 10,400 parents in environmental education programs
Provided curricula, resources, and training to 3,694 teachers.
Since 1992, KIDS for the BAY student, teacher, and family participants have:
Cleaned up 32,409 gallons of trash from school neighborhoods and local creek and bay habitats
Planted 19,367 native plants in creek and bay habitats
Removed 32,278 invasive plants from creek and bay habitats.