Outdoor Education

Photo left to right: Anthea Lavallee, Executive Director of the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, Elise Tillinghast, Executive Director of Northern Woodlands, and keynote speaker Jack E. Davis share a moment in the Martha Jane Rich Theater.  Credit: Tig Tillinghast On August 20th, The Center for Northern Woodlands Education (Northern Woodlands), an environmental education...

Though the academic year is over, TA's Thetford Outdoor Program (TOP) continues its work "to ignite academic curiosity and foster environmental stewardship through outdoor exploration, recreation, and project-based, experiential learning" with a full slate of summer wilderness leadership opportunities. Starting in June, students have participated in TOP's annual summer trail...



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