Environmental Education Center

W. Alton Jones Campus, 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817-2158

altonjones@uri.edu – 401.874.8200 (p); 401.397.3293 (f)

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Open House

openhouseA Chance to Learn About Us!

Open House 2014:
Saturday May 31, 1:00 to 4:00 PM

If you can’t make it to Open House, contact us for a tour:
phone: 401-874-8200
email: altonjones@uri.edu

Directions

Here’s What Happens at Open House:

Slide Show

Enjoy an informative slide presentation on the Alton Jones Camp programs. Camp staff will be available following the presentation to answer questions about the various programs offered.

Overnight Camp Exhibits

Displays will provide information on Earth Camp for ages 9-13, Teen X Adventure Camp for ages 13-16, and our Specialty Camps and Expeditions for ages 11-17.  Overnight Camp staff will be on site to answer questions.  The main lodge and cabins will be available for viewing.

Day Camp Exhibits

Displays will highlight the activities at Woodvale Farm Day Camp for ages 5-8 and Eco-Zone Day Camp for ages 8-12.  Day Camp staff will be available to answer questions about programs, safety, schedules, etc.

Woodvale Farm Showcase

Walk (or drive your car) to the farm to see the gardens, cemetery, barn and classroom. A staff member will be available to answer questions. It is a 15-minute walk to the farm (one way) along a well-marked trail.

Teacher Tours

If you are a schoolteacher considering a field trip for your class, let any staff member know and a member of our education staff will provide a tour and answer your questions.

Van Tours of the Campus

See Woodvale Farm, Lake Eisenhower, the Nettie Marie Jones Nature Preserve, the Environmental Research Area and the Whispering Pines Conference Center and learn about the history of the Campus.

Free Food!

Food and beverages will be available in the main hall.

Registration and Information Table

Questions can be answered and camp registrations will be taken in the main hall. Be aware that some programs fill up before Open House!

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