Earthlings, Jr. Earthlings, Master Recyclers Apprentice Course

Registration for Summer 2020 will begin on January 15, 2020.  Mark your calendars!   

LAKE COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT offers a variety of FREE summer learning camps. Students must have a Lake County, Indiana address OR attend school within Lake County. 

Children may be registered for more than one class/camp.  However, a separate registration form must be filled out for each class.  

TO REGISTER:
SUMMER CAMP Registration Form

….spaces fill quickly and on a first-come, first-served basis!  Submitting a form does not GUARANTEE your spot(s), but you will be notified promptly of the status of your request….

 
 

WORM COMPOSTING 101!

June 11 (Tuesday)  OR June 12 (Wednesday)

CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR'S CAMP


10 am - 11:30 am (drop off & pick up)
 
Class Limit:  20 students
 

FREE for Lake County students / residents
entering K-6th grades for the 2019-2020 school year!!

One of our most POPULAR school year programs is being offered as a FREE CLASS for YOUR kiddos!

Microscopes, dirt and live worms, OH MY!
*Hands-on worm composting activity
*Story time
*Tree slide time

 

MASTER RECYCLER APPRENTICE (Entering Grades 6th-12th)

June 24-June 28 (Monday-Friday)

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

REQUIREMENT: Completion of Earthlings Program or teacher recommendation (letter required)

Class Limit: 20 students

MRA is an intensive study for those SUPER STEWARDS out there wanting to learn more about "zero waste", waste prevention, recycling, composting, and how to reduce our carbon footprint.

Plan to pack a zero-waste lunch each day. We'll be conducting a waste audit to see how much (or how little) and what type of waste we produce during this weeklong class!

Master Recyclers Apprentice Certification can be earned after completion of this course AND 10 hours of "payback hours" (service hours).

THINK OUTSIDE the RECYCLING BIN!

We meet at the EEC, but also at 2 additional sites for field trips: 

Monday:  meet at EEC, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm (noon)
Tuesday:  meet at Compost Site, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon)
Wednesday:  meet at EEC, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm (noon)
Thursday:  meet at Homewood Disposal, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon)
Friday:  meet at EEC, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm (noon)

 

REUZ IT!

July 9 (Tuesday) OR July 10 (Wednesday)


10 am - 11:30 am (drop off & pick up)
 
Class Limit:  20 students
 

FREE for Lake County students / residents
entering K-6th grades for the 2019-2020 school year!!

One of our most POPULAR school year programs is being offered as a FREE CLASS for YOUR kiddos!  Join us for a "pinteresting" make and take project using upcycled materials from our Reuz Room! 


*Make and take craft
*Story time
*Tree slide time

 

EARTHLINGS (Entering Grades 2nd – 5th)

July 15-July 19 (Monday-Friday)

9:30 am - 11:45 am

Class Limit:  25 students

Due to increased demand we are offering TWO sessions for Summer 2019!!!

Session 1:
Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19 9:30 am - 11:45 am

OR

Session 2:
Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26 9:30 am - 11:45 am

*****Session 2 is a REPEAT of Session 1 ~ please select only ONE session*****

 

JR. EARTHLINGS (Entering Grades Kindergarten & 1st)

July 30-August 2 (Tuesday-Friday)

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Class Limit: 25 students

*****must be entering K & 1st grades for the 2019-20 school year*****

JR. EARTHLINGS
Summer Day Camp at the EEC!
FREE to Lake County, IN residents and students!

 

 

GREEN TEAM:  JOURNEY TO ZERO WASTE!

August 6 (Tuesday) OR August 7 (Wednesday)

*NEW*     


10 am - 11:30 am (drop off & pick up)

Class Limit:  20 students                                             

FREE for Lake County students / residents
entering K-6th grades for the 2019-2020 school year!!

Learning a zero-waste lifestyle is one of our hottest topics and this training is being offered as a FREE CLASS for YOUR kiddos!  We will guide students in making waste-free choices and how to implement simple changes at home!


*Zero waste kits
*Story time
*Tree slide time

 

 

 

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