McCall Outdoor Science School Summer Events

Monday, May 16 2011


MCCALL, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School sponsored events from June 13 through August 12. Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

McCall Field Campus Open for General Booking

McCall Field Campus
1800 University Lane in McCall
The McCall Field Campus is available year-round for booking events, meetings, retreats and more. For reservations, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/moss/aboutmoss/facilities/reservations, call (888) 634-3918 or email info@mossidaho.org. For rates and other facility information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/moss/aboutmoss/facilities.

McCall Outdoor Science School Adventure Day Camps
June 13-17; June 20-24; June 27-July 1; July 18-22; July 25-29; August 1-5; August 8-12
McCall Field Campus
1800 University Lane in McCall
The MOSS Adventure Day Camp will engage youth in a variety of activities including, but not limited to, hiking, plant identification, water ecology exploration, geology lessons, activities in understanding characteristics of ecosystems, bug identification, nature arts and crafts, and swimming.

Ages 3-5 years old: 9 a.m. - noon.
Ages 6-9 years old: 1-4 p.m.

Pre-registered (by 4 p.m. day before) five-day program – $75
Pre-registered (by 4 p.m. day before) one-day program – $18
Day of program registration – $20
Cash (exact change only) check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)
Cancellations require a 48 hour notice for refund; MOSS will retain a $10 administration fee.

To register, call (888) 634-3918 or email info@mossidaho.org.

For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/moss/k-12program/summerprograms/adventuredaycamps.

McCall Outdoor Science School Summer Teacher Institute June 23-26
McCall Field Campus
1800 University Lane in McCall
Spend a long weekend on stunning Payette Lake in McCall and work alongside university scientists to discover the latest in climate and water research and how it can be integrated into your classroom. Credits offered; $100 stipends available. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Pre-register by calling (888) 634-3918 or email info@mossidaho.org. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/moss/teachereducation.

Women Outdoors With Science July 6-15
McCall Field Campus
1800 University Lane in McCall
July 6, 1 p.m. to July 15, 4 p.m.
Young women in junior high and high school are invited to an adventure of a lifetime exploring the rugged, beautiful Idaho mountains and learning what university climate and water researchers are studying. Participants will make new friends, improve college applications, conduct research and meet scientists, raft on a multi-day river trip and camp in the Idaho backcountry.

Participants are responsible for transportation. Cost is $275. Pre-registration and deposit required. Scholarships are available. Inquire about dual enrollment at (888) 634-3918 or email info@mossidaho.org to register. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/moss/k-12program/summerprograms/womenoutdoorswithscience.

McCall Outdoor Science School Geospatial Teacher Workshop July 12-15

McCall Field Campus
1800 University Lane in McCall
Spend a long weekend on Payette Lake in McCall, get hands on experience with geospatial tools and technology, and learn how they can be integrated into your classroom. Credits offered; $100 stipends available. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and NASA. Space limited to 30 participants. Pre-register by calling (888) 634-3918 or email info@mossidaho.org.
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About the University of Idaho

Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year. The University of Idaho is classified by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation as high research activity. The student population of 12,000 includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars, who select from more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The university also is charged with the statewide mission for medical education through the WWAMI program. The university combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become leaders. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu.