Camps in Verdi offer meaningful nature experiences to people of all ages, and provide opportunities to engage kids in nature through immersion in the wild outdoors to promote environmental awareness, compassion, leadership and an ethic of care for the earth. Camp skills are related to various outdoor sports and recreational activities. They range from archery and fishing to high ropes and orienteering. They provide a mix of exciting adventure and wildlife activities. One learns to survive in the Nevada woods with constructing shelters, fire-making skills, cooking, looking for edibles, catching fish, spending nights under the stars. Through experiential learning, one feels more connected and committed to the environment.
Governor Cuomo’s K-Solar Program Increases Use of Renewable Energy in Schools (New York, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity. This public-private partnership..