Virtual Summer Camp
Through the month of July, Green Iowa AmeriCorps is hosting a virtual summer camp that will include 4 weeks of videos, activities, and other resources related to environmental sustainability to help kids keep learning this summer!
Week 1:July 6
Week 2: July 13
Week 3: July 20
Week 4: July 27
Every Monday at 9am free public lessons and videos related to the weeks focus on environmental sustainability will be posted to this page. Lesson packets for the activities will be available on Sundays.
Videos and lessons in this program are appropriate for kids from grades 3rd to 12th. Check the lesson packets each week to see which lessons are appropriate for your age group
How To attend
1) Register by clicking the "register here" button at the top of this page and filling out the simple form
2) Check this website each week for lessons and videos
3) Download Lesson plans For more detailed info about each lesson
4)Watch the videos and complete the lessons at your own pace!
Zero Waste and Recycling
Gardening and Composting
DIY Planter Pots
Learn how to create your own pots from materials you have at home! This lesson will include how to make a planter out of a water bottle, newspaper, egg carton, and even a rain boot! Instructions in week 2 lesson plan.
Climate Safety Activity
Draw a picture of something you think will be impacted by climate change. It could be the Earth, an animal, a person or something else. Think about why and how it will be impacted and what you can do to help!
Climate & Soil
In this lesson we will be exploring Iowa’s various climate related issues surrounding the topic of water. This will mean defining climate change and explaining how water is contributing to statewide climate change and is threatening various public safety and environmental conditions.