In-School Programs

Eco Explorers Before & After School Club

Irvine’s award-winning Eco-Explorers Before & After School program is designed to engage children in enriching outdoor learning in order to foster a positive relationship with nature. Our Naturalists and Environmental Educators travel to your school to develop students’ interests, curiosity, and passion for the environment. Programs are available both before and after school.

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Nature In The Classroom

Can’t make it to Irvine Nature Center for a field trip? Then let us come to you!

Irvine’s Naturalists and Environmental Educators bring nature to your classroom. Our Animal Ambassadors and engaging curriculum bring the natural world alive for students, and our programs compliment many Maryland State requirements.

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Grant-Funded Education Programs

Thanks to generous funders, Irvine is able to offer many of our programs at low or no cost to low-income schools across our region. Our programs range from our Eco-Explorers Before & After School Club to professional development and training for teachers. Read more about our programs and submit your request to partner with Irvine and become a grant recipient.

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