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TapRoots: “Hands-on ecology fun for middle schoolers”

Taproots began as an experimental program at Greenbelt Middle School (GMS) in January 2011 with the purpose of investigating the benefits of a specialized curriculum that focuses on critical thinking, hands-on interactivity and scientific inquiry.

Campfire USA: “Teens in Action Program”

In 2009, GCF funded a summer program for elementary and middle school kids in Greenbelt West. This enrichment program was designed to provide safe, supervised recreational activities while re-forcing academic and social skills.