Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

Environmental Science Practicum


Learn about environmental science and associated careers.

In this week-long, summer program, high school students can practice field skills and learn about current aquatic and terrestrial research from scientists and professionals, while looking ahead to discover educational pathways for environmental science career fields.

If you are interested in getting outside this summer to explore your local ecosystems and learn about careers in environmental science, this is the program for you.

Program Details

  • Ages: Grades 9-12
  • When: Session 1, June 29 – July 3; Session 2, July 27 – 31 (for young women and gender non-conforming teens only)
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Cost: Members, $450 / General Public, $495
  • Where: Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center
  • Registration deadline: Session 1, June 24, 2020; Session 2, July 22, 2020

Limited scholarships available upon inquiry. Please email for scholarship application and information.

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. We reserve the right to cancel a session if enrollment is insufficient and will contact registrant for a full refund. We will notify registrant at least 48 hours prior to the event start time.

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