Presentations and discovery hikes
The presentations are also available at outdoor school if you need an extra teacher. You can use one of
YEEP’s topics or a hand-tailored lesson of your choice. You can choose from a variety of presentations and Discovery Hike field trips that help your class meet Next Generation Science Standards.
Presentations are one hour and given to one classroom at a time.
- All about owls
- Awesome ospreys
- Big cats
- Black bears
- Gray whales
- How does your garden grow?
- Monarch Butterflies
- Slugs and worms
You can also
request a presentation about water.
Field trips are approximately an hour and a half.
Minto-Brown Island Park: Observe ospreys and beavers in their native habitat.
Willamette Mission State Park: Learn about Salem’s first settlement while observing wildlife such as blue heron and bald eagles.
Neighborhood Parks: Find hidden gems as you explore your neighborhood park.
How to register
YEEP is full for the current school year. Registration for the following school year will begin in August 2020.
The Youth Environmental Education Program is funded in part by a grant from the Salem Foundation Donna E. Aldrich Trust. This funding helps keep the cost of YEEP programs low.
- Presentations: $25 per class
- Field trips: $4 per student for Title 1 schools, and $6 per student for all other schools
Youth Environmental Education Program Instructor to sign up for our email list and learn about upcoming opportunities for class presentations and field trips.