Completed Events

Spring Forward has reached 1,000+ students and taught 95+ workshops across the country in just a year! 

Mass Audubon Wild at Art Camp

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July 29, 2021

Spring Forward led our intro to climate change workshop for Mass Audubon's Wild at Art Camp. The young campers very engaged and really enjoyed sharing their own knowledge about climate change as well. They loved working together to make a climate action tree poster at the end of the workshop. 

Workshop for the SPELL Summer Program

July 22, 2021

Spring Forward led an oceans rising workshop for a rising 5th grade english language learners class in the SPELL Summer Program. The campers completed an activity which proved that temperature are rising and did a glaciers melting experiment. 

July 21st, 2021

Workshop for the Boston STEM Lab Camp

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July 21, 2021

Spring Forward led our intro to climate change workshop for a very engaged small science camp: Boston STEM Lab. The young campers were excited to explore what climate change is and how they can make a difference.  

Cambridge YMCA workshops

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July 21 and July 28, 2021

Spring Forward led 2 intro to climate change  workshops for the Cambridge YMCA summer program where the campers had a chance to learn about climate change and how they can make a difference. The workshop wrapped up with an awareness art activity where all the campers worked together to create a climate action tree sign. The following week, Spring Forward led 2 renewable energy workshops where campers made funny Mad Libs stories and created their own renewable energy vocab foldables. 

Haggerty’s Strawberry Hill Camp Workshops

July 20, 2021

Spring Forward led an intro to climate change workshop for two Strawberry Hill Camp classes where the 20+ campers compared climate and weather and learned the ins and outs of climate change, including how they can make a difference with a tree awareness puzzle activity. Spring Forward also led a Science Behind Climate Change Workshop for older Strawberry Hill Camp campers. The campers proved there was climate change with a climate map activity and had the opportunity to create a  climate picture book together.

Minni Camp Workshops

July 1, July 22, and August 26th 2021

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Spring Forward led an intro to climate change workshop for the Minni Camp where the campers got a peek into many different topics of climate change and how they can make a difference. At the end of the workshop the 5-8 year old campers completed an art awareness activity involving coloring leaves to make a tree together. Spring Forward came back 2 more times Summer 2021 to lead fast fashion workshops involving bingo, picture posters, and a hands-on life cycle of a shirt activity! 

 

2 Oceans Rising Workshops at Super Science Sampler Summer Camp

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June 30 and August 9 2021

Spring Forward led two oceans rising workshops for Edge On Science's Super Science Sampler summer camp. The campers explored water expanding, glaciers melting, climate justice, and how they can make a difference through a hands on experiment, a four corners activity, and discussions. 

 

Mucky Kids Camp Intro To Climate Change Workshop

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June 30, 2021

Spring Forward led a workshop for the Mucky Kids Camp which introduced climate vs weather, how climate change happens, the effects of climate change, and how the campers can help stop climate change. At the end of the workshop the 5-7 year old campers completed an art awareness activity involving painting a tree branch and leaves. They also wrote letters to their principals and mayors about climate change. 

 

Workshops at Munroe Center For The Arts Summer Camp

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June 25 and July 2nd 2021

Spring Forward led a workshop on how climate change makes oceans rise and a workshop on deforestation for Munroe Center's summer camp. The 30+ campers learned about the science, climate justice, and how they can make a difference through a hands on experiments, a four corners activities, and discussions. 

 

Tech and Climate Workshop 

June 19, 2021

Spring Forward led a workshop on renewable energy for Tech Girls United's spring conference. The attendees learned about renewable and non-renewable energy and how engineers can make an impact. Attendees came out of the workshop with knowledge on the drawbacks of each type of energy and how we must strive to improve renewable energy to make it even more beneficial than it already is.

 

Sci4Teens Climate Change Bootcamp

June 6, 2021

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Spring Forward led a "climate change bootcamp" to kick off Sci4Teen's climate article competition. Participants learned the ins and outs of climate science, about the effects of climate change, climate justice and its relation to renewable energy, and finally they had time to discuss, brainstorm, and meet their competition.

 

Teens and Tweens Cambridge Public Library Redlining Workshop

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May 5th, 2021

Spring Forward led a redlining and climate workshop for the Cambridge Public Library's Teens and Tweens program. The students learned the ins and outs of redlining by comparing 1930s redlined maps with modern day heat maps, looking at the demographics and incomes of different areas and seeing how they match up with the old redlined maps, and participating a Game of Life inspired activity where they took part in valuable discussions. Finally, they got excited to take action to help the communities affected most by redlining.

 
Earth Week/April Break Workshops

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April 19th - 24th 2021

Spring Forward hosted a session of April Break climate workshops in honor of Earth Week where we taught four 60 minute workshops to elementary and middle students. The students learned about The Science Behind Climate Change through a map activity, climate policy through a letter writing activity, deforestation with a planting erosion project, and oceans rising with a hands-on science experiment.