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  • Oakgrove | Wildwoods Foundation
    help them achieve emotional well being and create future leaders Wildwoods ideals and philosophies provided a natural partnership with Oakgrove The departure of Sam Siegel brought new leadership to Oakgrove a team which included Byron Najera Sara Sweeney and Kim Grooms As Sara moved on to attend University of California Santa Cruz in 2011 she passed the torch to Kaitlin Amorde while Joseph Feinberg took over for Kim Grooms at her departure While Oakgrove no longer has an official relationship with Venice High we still continue to serve the Venice Student Body Through all its recent changes Oakgrove has remained strong and stayed true to Dale Stuck s original fundamentals due to the loyal camper and alumni involvement and his wonderful creation has transcended his life FAQ Q Are the campers supervised A Yes campers are always under alumni supervision Campers are placed in a small group with one Council member a Venice High student who has demonstrated superior responsibility and leadership and a Venice High alumnus over the age of 18 Camp staff is also always on site though they do not participate in activities One of our main priorities is the safety of the campers We take this into consideration throughout every step of planning and preparation for Oakgrove All adults invited back to assist with supervision have undergone background checks and chosen because of their strong commitment to maintaining the safe environment students and parents have come to expect from Oakgrove Q Are drugs or alcohol allowed at the retreat A As stated previously one of our main goals is to provide a safe environment for every camper In order to achieve this Oakgrove holds a strict no drug alcohol or tobacco policy Any camper found in possession of drugs alcohol or tobacco will be sent home immediately and will not be in vited or allowed back Q Where does Oakgrove take place A The location of Oakgrove can change from semester to semester based on campsite availability Address and camp info can be found in the packets sent home for parent review Camp information can also be found on our website and Facebook page Please verify that the information found on any of these resources is for the current semester retreat This semester Oakgrove will take place at Camp JCA Shalom Q When is Oakgrove A Oakgrove happens once per fall and spring semester Usually Oakgrove takes place in early November and early April This semester Oakgrove will be April 12 14 2013 Q Where do campers sleep A Campers are separated into male and female cabins and are not allowed into the opposite sex cabins except during supervised activities Q When was Oakgrove started and what is its purpose A Oakgrove was started at Venice High School by teacher Dale Stuck to address race relations on campus For a more detailed history and purpose of Oakgrove please read our History section Q My child is taking prescription medication How will that be handled during the

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  • Ecoliteracy & Systems Thinking: Professional Development for Classroom Teachers | Wildwoods Foundation
    that fosters self guided exploration and cultivates students critical thinking skills In a nutshell ecoliteracy means having an understanding and awareness of all of the environmental elements and connections of a given topic Environmental in this instance does not refer only to the natural environment but rather to all connections physical social cultural etc in the surrounding environment built or natural Download our white papers Why Ecoliteracy and Ecoliteracy Connecting with Common Core Systems Thinking Systems thinking is the perspective at the root of ecological literacy Thus the discussions and activities that are part of an ecoliterate approach help focus students thinking on not just the individual elements of a system but more importantly on the relationship between all of the elements The principles explored in this subject are applicable across the cultural and physical spectrum from social structures to engineering and science As students develop an understanding of a particular systems principle cycles for example they are more able to apply that understanding in another context from the ripples in a pond to those of a sine wave to the rotation of the earth to the rhythm of a sonnet Outcomes Participants will learn Strategies for integrating ecological and environmental themes across the disciplines Techniques for using ecological principles in classroom management How to plan and conduct safe outdoor and community exploration How to access community resources to create grade appropriate hands on learning opportunities Registration Schedule Ecoliteracy Systems Thinking is an approved salary point class for LAUSD teachers course number NA 18 55 Participants qualify for two salary points upon completion 30 hours of class time and 60 hours of homework Class size will be limited to 30 participants Registration for the summer class is now closed Please check back soon for fall session dates For more information

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/what-we-do/ecoliteracy-for-teachers/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Dwain Wilson | Wildwoods Foundation
    Wildwoods Wins Governor s Award Environmental Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention The Wildwoods Foundation has been named recipient of the 2012 Governor s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award GEELA in the category of Environmental Education in recognition of the accomplishments of their Read More Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/tag/dwain-wilson/ (2016-05-01)
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  • GEELA | Wildwoods Foundation
    Wins Governor s Award Environmental Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention The Wildwoods Foundation has been named recipient of the 2012 Governor s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award GEELA in the category of Environmental Education in recognition of the accomplishments of their Read More Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop

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  • Governor’s Award | Wildwoods Foundation
    No Comment Wildwoods Wins Governor s Award Environmental Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention The Wildwoods Foundation has been named recipient of the 2012 Governor s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award GEELA in the category of Environmental Education in recognition of the accomplishments of their Read More Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 6 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 6 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine

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  • Updates & Events | Wildwoods Foundation | Page 12
    ten years eight of Read More 12 Apr 2011 by admin No Comment Wildwoods Co Sponsors William Powers Book Event Uncategorized The Wildwoods Foundation is proud to co sponsor tomorrow 4 13 night s event at Skylight Books when writer and activist William Powers discusses and signs his new memoir of off the grid living Twelve Read More 21 Mar 2011 by admin No Comment The Team Wildwoods Project the missing video Uncategorized This mysterious video file discovered in a phone found in the surf by the Santa Monica Pier answers the question of what happened to the Team Wildwoods hospitality tent after Read More laquo 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence

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  • 5th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting & Silent Auction | Wildwoods Foundation
    don t want our friends to miss out on tickets or sponsorship opportunities before they go on sale to the general public Monday April 6th And once we start announcing some of the auction items well the phrase feeding frenzy comes to mind So We went all out on the graphics Like it Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM

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  • Oakgrove Warm Fuzzy Wonderland 2014 | Wildwoods Foundation
    expand The program now operates at two other Los Angeles High Schools Marshall High in Los Feliz and Miguel Contreras Learning Center in downtown At this year s Warm Fuzzy Wonderland we will be presenting the 2nd Annual Dale Stuck Award to an individual that has made a significant contribution to the Oakgrove program and its mission of building community This year s event is at the beautiful G2 Gallery at 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice on Sunday December 7th from 3 00 6 00 p m G2 specializes in nature and wildlife photography and they are dedicated to supporting art and the environment A perfect location for a Wildwoods event The Warm Fuzzy Wonderland is a family friendly event with craft activities for the young and not so young Please join us to support this amazing program Click here for tickets Tagged After School Tutoring Alumni Community Service Conflict Resolution Dale Stuck Fundraising Human Relations Oakgrove Venice Venice High School Walgrove Elementary School Warm Fuzzy Wonderland Share This Story Related Posts 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting 18 Apr 2016 0 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One 02 Apr 2016 0 A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus 22 Oct 2015 0 Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove

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