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Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program (LEAP)

The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program is a week-long summer institute for high school students. During this program students conduct hands-on and minds-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities to examine society’s current use of energy and the technological solutions that will support a low-carbon future.


students with canoesSummer Geoscience Expeditions and Internships

This program offers two-week summer expeditions and five-week summer internships for high school students in Robeson County, NC. Participants engage in hands-on learning opportunities in environmental science, geography and geology both in the lab and in the field. This program emphasizes pathways to geoscience college and career options.


YES-Resilience: SEE Solutions

Youth Engaging in the Science of Resilience: Sensing the Environment and Envisioning Solutions is a five-year project to support informal educators and diverse youth in developing locally relevant solutions to climate impacts and fostering youth environmental health literacy. Through science enrichment programs for high school students conducted in partnership with community partners, youth will learn about climate change, investigate strategies to address locally relevant climate impacts, and contribute to authentic action projects to strengthen their community’s resilience to extreme weather and other climate-related events.