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Year Published: 2016
Save The Bay's mission is to protect and improve the Narragansett Bay, and its afterschool program, Explore The Bay, is one of its education initiatives designed to create young environmental stewards. In this selection of evaluation data from the 2013-2014 school year, participants demonstrated gains along three major categories of youth outcomes—interest in STEM, capacity to engage in STEM, and finding value in STEM.
Program Name: Explore the Bay
Program Description: Save The Bay's mission is to protect and improve the Narragansett Bay, and its afterschool program, Explore The Bay, is one of its education initiatives designed to create young environmental stewards. The program offers meaningful hands-on experiences in a wide range of environmental and marine science topics, which educate students on the bay, its role in their community and the threats it is facing.
Scope of the Evaluation: Local
Program Type: Summer
Location: Rhode Island
Community Type: Urban, Suburban
Grade level: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Demographics: The program focuses on reaching underserved communities and youth.
Program Website: http://www.savebay.org/