The Discovery Center Yurt is a place-based science learning center for Tahoe Truckee Unified School District students, launched by TCCSEA and the Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships (SWEP).
The Winter Discovery Center Yurt is home to a comprehensive program that includes academic lessons aligned with the CA State Science Standards and physical activity for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders of TTUSD. During a series of field-trips, students learn about winter ecology, winter plant and animal adaptation, animal tracking, natural history, watersheds and more.
Teachers and students receive free cross-country ski equipment rentals and a trail pass.
Classes begin January 2018. To register your class please contact SWEP, Ashley Phillips.