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Hemlock Overlook Regional Park Field Trip Grant

Grants to Virginia Public Schools in Eligible
Regions for Environmental Field Trips

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority

Deadline Date:

02/21/20 5:00 PM Receipt or Postmarked by Date

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Virginia public schools, classrooms, and programs in eligible regions for field trips for children in grades 5 and 6 to a local park. Opportunities at the park include outdoor education, environmental education, and team building. Grant funds are intended for transportation costs and programming costs for the Environmental Education program, Team Development, and Zip Line Program at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park. Eligible counties and cities include the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, and Loudon County.

At the 60-element team development course, students will be presented with challenges ranging from simple to complex. Experienced staff facilitate group debriefs, highlighting relevant life lessons, like bullying.

Students overcome physical and personal obstacles on the zip line, combining trust, high adventure and the natural beauty of Northern Virginia. 

In compliance with Virginia Standards of Learning, a two hour environmental education component is provided. This program introduces students to the diverse ecosystems that coexist with the world they know, leaving them with perspective and knowledge of their natural surroundings. Students will discover habitats of mid-Atlantic flora and fauna through hands-on exploration. Pick from watershed studies or ecology exploration curriculum for an eye-opening experience. Participation in the Environmental Education component is required to receive grant.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139155

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant is $1,000. The typical cost of a 4-6 hour program with Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook is $45.00 per student.

Term of Contract:

If your class/school is selected as a grant winner, a contract must be signed and a 2020 program date selected with Adventure Links by April 24th, 2020 for you to receive your grant check.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants will be awarded for 5th and 6th grade classrooms/schools/programs.

Only one grant per grade level, per year may be awarded. Grant applicants are encouraged to apply for a grant for entire grade/group field trip.

Grants will be awarded to schools/classes based on the below criteria set by the selection committee:
- Number of children to participate in the program
- Percentage of participation in the National School Lunch Program
- County or City
- Previous visitation to Hemlock Overlook

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be received through online submission or mailed and postmarked by Friday, February 21st, 2020 for a program to be scheduled during the 2020 school year. Online applications should be received by 5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online Application: https://www.novaparks.com/hemlock-overlook-regional-park-field-trip-grant-application

To mail an application, please send to:
Hemlock Overlook Field Trip Grant Program
Attn: Jenny Friedman
5400 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Hemlock Overlook Regional Park: info@adventurelinks.net

Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority: feedback@NVRPA.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: City of Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, and Loudon County

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