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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Our mission is to provide youth with exciting learning experiences in the natural environment which lead to a heightened sense of responsibility towards improving the quality of life on our planet.


Alton Jones Is A Place For Kids to Explore Outdoors! 

With 2,300 acres of lakes, forests, and farmland, the W. Alton Jones Campus offers an immense outdoor classroom that’s perfect for learning, exploration, adventure, and fun!  At W. Alton Jones students gain an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while learning about themselves and working collaboratively with others. Our fun-filled, activities-based programs are designed with the student in mind.  A trip to Alton Jones helps keep students excited about learning while enhancing their classroom work with hands-on, first person experiences.  So take a few minutes and choose an educational adventure that will provide your students with a lifetime of memories!

All programs offered by the Environmental Education Center have earned the distinction of being accredited by the American Camp Association.

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