A year-round class offered at Murray Jr. High School in St. Paul during the school day is an academically rigorous class designed to challenge students allowing them jump science pathways into Pre-AP Biology upon entering high school. This class meets daily during the school year, 2 weekends at Wolf Ridge and culminates with a 2-week experience at Wolf Ridge in July.
For more information on the program please read the Environmental Inquiry and Immersion Brochure
For program progressions, lessons and outcomes, click on the links below.
The summer curriculum provides students with a field research component of the class. It is an opportunity for the students to apply the knowledge and skills that they have learned throughout the year. For the full curriculum please contact Jenny Bushmaker to request a digital copy of the curriculum. Check out the Murray Summer Program Overview and the Murray Summer Schedule to get an idea of what the students do.
A year round weekly after school program at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis and Denfeld High School in Duluth, that culminates with a 3 week field research program at Wolf Ridge in the summer. Students earn both high school and college credits for participating in and passing this class.
For more information on the program please read the SEAK Program Brochure.
In this summer program, students have the opportunity to connect with future high school classmates, counselors, and teachers in a 6 week long science program. Four weeks are taught at the school by a licensed science teacher. Additionally, students spend 2 weeks at Wolf Ridge participating in hands-on research projects with classmates, teachers and professionals.
A year round weekly after school STEM Science Program in conjunction with the YMCA of Duluth challenging middle school students to think critically about environmental issues. This program culminates in June with a week of hands activities providing students with real world experiences.
If you would like to partner your classroom or school with Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center to provide a program to support science education and stewardship, please contact Jenny Bushmaker, Summer Youth & Family Program Director at Jenny.Bushmaker@wolf-ridge.org or 218-353-7414 ext 110.