Marshmallow Mondays and More

At six o’clock pm on a Monday evening, another instructor and I greeted a family in the Welcome Center on the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools. The family signed up for Marshmallow Monday, one of our four evening programs that take place throughout the week. …

Measuring Our Impact

“Stewardship is one or more persons contributing to the greater good.” – AmeriCorps interns, Winter-Spring 2012. How do you measure your impact on the community? In bags of weeds pulled? Miles of trail built? Number of bird boxes installed? …

Summer Collaboration with Rhodes College

Under the instruction of Ryan Atwell PhD, his wife Anna Peterson and a cohort of graduate students, 14 impressive students from Rhodes College, Memphis TN, have been fully immersed in the ecology of our regional landscape. …

New AmeriCorps Interns Join Us

“Always…when you leave familiar ground and step off alone into a new place there will be, along with feelings of curiosity and excitement, a little nagging of dread. It is fear of the Unknown, and it is your first bond with the wilderness you are going into. …

Utilizing Cross Campus Resources

For years Wildlife Expeditions has been removed (location) from much of the TSS community. That fact remains today. This summer Wildlife Expeditions will be in it sixth summer at the 615 Elk Avenue location. However, …

Outreach Program Serves Over 2000 Students in 2011

During the 2011-12 school year, Teton Science Schools’ outreach programs served 2255 students and 125 teachers in Wyoming and Idaho in 2 or 3 day programs in 17 schools. Over the course of the year, …

Journeys School Receives Million Award

Journeys School of Teton Science Schools has been selected by the Malone Family Foundation to receive a $2 million endowment grant award. The endowment will establish a Malone Scholars program at Journeys School, and will fund scholarships for identified talented and gifted students with financial need at the 7th through 12th grade levels. …

Donations and DINNER!

As our 2011-2012 fundraising year draws to a close on May 31, please join us for a fun, additional chance to support Teton Science Schools. The Kitchen, Bistro, Q, and Osteria have selected us as the featured non-profit this week (May 21-27) for their off-season special. …

A Day In The Canyon

There are currently two AmeriCorps interns who are out of commission (a ski accident and knee surgery, respectively) at the Teton Science School, and as one of them, I have spent much of my past couple of weeks as a witness to the comings and goings of the Jackson Campus. …