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    The William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt) is an academic center that provides students with a meaningful outdoor experience that enhances as well as reinforces skills learned in the classroom. As a result, participants have a greater comfort level in being in the outdoors as well as a greater awareness of the environment and their responsibility as citizens in making informed decisions that make the environment better. Continue...

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    • Birds in the Changing Watershed

      MAEOE, Safe Skies Maryland, and Flying Wild are teaming up to bring you a fun, informative, and creative Professional Development Workshop on Birds in the Changing Watershed. 

      This is a two-part series on how you can bring exciting, inquiry-based, emerging topics in migration, ecology, and conservation into your learning environments.  Teachers will receive Flying Wild; An Educator's Guide to Celebrating Birds as well as other tools to enhance curriculum and projects.  

      When: Friday, January 26th 9:30-3:00
                  Friday, May 18th 9:30-3:00

      Where: Black Hills Nature Center in Boyds, Maryland
                   20926 Lake Ridge Dr, Boyds, MD 20841

      Register at http://www.cvent.com/d/7tqxjt

    • Confidence Course Training with Green School Component January 10th

      The William Schmidt Center will host the next Confidence Course training on January 10, 2018 running from 9am - 3:30pm. Registration is found on ERO under Environmental Education. (SRN 44009180301)


      Training is held outside in the various weather conditions so please dress accordingly.

      Bring a bag lunch; time will not permit participants to leave campus for lunch .

      For further information or questions please email Travis Long or call 301-888-1185.