Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

A partnership with the City of Bellevue, offering nature-based programs for all ages.


Environmental Science & Technology Practicum

Summer 2019 Session: August 5-9 (Girls Only)

Learn about environmental science, clean technology and associated careers. For one week this summer, high school students participate in hands-on aquatic and terrestrial research while looking ahead to discover educational pathways for environmental science career fields. Join us this summer for a week-long field intensive program that explores these areas and more. For one week we will hike, canoe and discover our local ecosystems. If you are interested in getting outside this summer and exploring careers in environmental science, this is the program for you. August 5-9 is a girls-only session.


Program Details:

  • Grades: 9-12
  • When: August 5-9 (girls only session)
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $395, or $365 for PacSci Members
  • Where: Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center (1625 118th Avenue SE, Bellevue)

Environmental Science & Technology Practicum Application

Thank you for your interest in the Environmental Science & Technology Practicum.

    Deadlines for applying for scholarships are 12 p.m. June 21 for the July session, and 12 p.m. July 19 for the August session. Scholarship awardees will be notified at least two weeks before the beginning of the session.
  • Please submit a short paragraph (150-200 word) statement of interest that describes why you would like to participate in the Environmental Science & Technology Practicum and include answers to the following questions:

    Why did you decide to apply for the Environmental Science and Technology Practicum?

    What are you most excited about in this Practicum?

    What part of the Practicum will be most useful to you?

    Are you planning on studying science in college?

    Which discipline will you study the most and what about that discipline intrigues you?

    What kind of job do you see yourself doing after you finish school?




Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center