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Youth Education

Teaching the next generation of environmental stewards.

Eco-Camps & Programs

Campers at Cary Institute spend a week as ecologists and experience the joys of exploration, immersion in nature, and discovery. Our Ecology Camps are special opportunities for children to work with cutting-edge scientists and educators in our unique setting.

Hudson Data Jam Competition

The Hudson Data Jam Competition for middle and high school students challenges students to creatively tell the science stories of the Hudson River watershed. Data Jammers immerse themselves in authentic, local datasets collected by professional scientists, including Cary Institute ecologists.

Mid-Hudson YES Program

Mid-Hudson Young Environmental Scientists (MH-YES) is a program where 12 high school students, 2 undergraduate students, and 1 high school teacher design and carry out field and lab studies to learn more about their local watershed.

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