New Haven, CT
Gather New Haven
Schooner Summer Camp and Growing Entrepreneurs Youth Development Programs
Gather New Haven fulfills its mission through an array of dynamic programs in the following areas: community health and wellbeing, environmental education and engagement, and youth leadership development. Its innovative programs center on the intersections of urban agriculture, public health, community development, education, and environmental stewardship. Gather New Haven manages six micro-farms and more than 50 community gardens where it provides programs activities focusing on wellness, composting, environmental education, and youth development through experiential education opportunities. It also hosts the Schooner Camp for students ages 6-14 to promote personal growth and teach experiential STEAM education with an environmental focus through sailing activities in the Long Island Sound.
11th Hour Racing supports Gather New Haven’s water-based, environmental education activities and its efforts to develop a new curriculum that incorporates composting and extends its marine ecology and on-water education activities into a year-round initiative. This grant also supports Gather New Haven’s Growing Entrepreneurs Program that empowers high school students to develop small-scale green ventures through urban farms, composting, and carpentry activities.
About Gather New Haven
Gather New Haven is a non-profit located in New Haven, CT, committed to social and environmental justice. Gather New Haven promotes health, equity and justice for people and the environment by cultivating connections and access to our lands and waters and by inspiring us to care for our wellbeing, our shared community, and our environment.
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