Environmental Education The Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC), is a private nonprofit organization that promotes environmental education in the region through the operation of two state-of-the-art nature centers in Monona and Black Earth. ALNC also spearheads Nature Net, The Environmental Learning Network.
Primary services are naturalist-led programs on the land and in the classroom, public programs and teacher training. From toddlers to teens, ALNC ...teaches the student to see the land, to understand what he sees, and enjoy what he understands, in the spirit of renowned ecologist Aldo Leopold.
Aviation Museum Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at the site of the world's largest aviation event the Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world, a year-round destination for the entire family. Come and explore our world-class displays and galleries.
Marvel at aviation innovations in our collection of more than 250 historic airplanes. Spend time in one of our movie theaters. Take a ride in a vintage airplane at Pioneer Airport - a real working aerodrome right out of the "golden age" of aviation. Witness a piece of history in the Eagle Hangar, our tribute to World War II aviation. And get "hands on" in the KidVenture Gallery, our exciting interactive gallery for kids of all ages! (less)... Read more
For 50 years and with more than 1 million participants, Outward Bound continues to lead the way in outdoor adventure-education for youth and adults. With locations throughout the United States and Internationally and over 500 courses to choose from, your perfect adventure awaits!
Outward Bound programs emphasize personal growth through experience and challenge in the wilderness. Students develop self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, confidence, compassion, as well as environmental and community stewardship.
Courses range in length from four days to three months, for ages 12 to 45+. Activities include backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountaineering, white water rafting, sailing, dog sledding, skiing and much more. Scholarships are available. (less)... Read more
Six Flags Great America is a proud supporter of educational programs and has created several opportunities to encourage education in the community. Read to Succeed is a program for K-6 students who complete six hours of non-school related reading to earn a free admission ticket. Schools can register online in the fall.
Six Flags also hosts several educational events each year for teachers and students. Our most popular educational events is Physics Day where students from local schools participate in an outdoor learning lab by measuring G-forces on our rides and coasters. Six Flags also hosts Marketing Day where students interested in Marketing can come in for a Q&A with Six Flags Great America's Marketing Director. Other educational events include Math & Science Day and Technology & Engineering Day. Learn about all of Six Flags Great America's outdoor learning lab opportunities on the park event page at Sixflags.com/greatamerica. (less)... Read more
Swimming Lessons SwimWest Swim School in Madison and Fitchburg is proud to serve the community with our water safety program! We offer swim instruction at our indoor pools to children as young as 5 months and can accommodate all the way up to adults. Our Madison and Fitchburg pools are the ideal place to acclimate your children to the aquatic environment. We want your children to learn the necessary water safety skills that may one day save their lives or someone else's. SwimWest encourages you to come "get your feet wet" in our swim program by trying a FREE class! If we dont meet all of your expectations, theres no commitment. Its that easy!