A big thank you to Cupcakes and Kisses of Owosso for the awesome treats! We were entered into their Win Something For Your Workplace Wednesday and won. #HartleyOEC #SISD
about 2 months ago, Samantha Simons
Group of people
One of our most popular mini programs is bird banding. Mr. Roose caught and banded a Junko for the kids from St. Brigid and St. Elizabeth. #HartleyOEC #SISD
about 2 months ago, Samantha Simons
Man holding bird.
Man with bird
Fox tracks seen in the new fallen snow. They led right to this fox den.
about 2 months ago, Paul Roose
Fox tracks
Fox den
We welcomed our first residential group of 2023…Bethlehem Lutheran. The weather cooperated and they enjoyed learning about Michigan Lumberjacks (and Lumberjills), Hartley Nature Spies (CSI), Hatchet Survival and Native Americans. #HartleyOEC
2 months ago, Paul Roose
Wood burning log marks
“Paul Bunyan” wood burned log mark
Buck rub
Fungus on a branch
Happy 29th Anniversary to our naturalist Paul Roose! Thank you for your decades of service that have impacted generations of adventurous learners! #HartleyOEC #SaginawISD
2 months ago, Coty Kuschinsky
From the Great Lakes to Motor City, we wish you all a Happy Michigan Day! #SaginawISD
2 months ago, Coty Kuschinsky
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2 months ago, Samantha Simons
Hartley Outdoor Education Center has exciting news! We are launching a brand-new interactive website for students, staff, parents, and organizations that would like to visit Hartley. Keep your eyes peeled on this page for more information! #HartleyOEC
2 months ago, SISD Communications Team
Thanks to a generous donation from the Hartley Foundation, Program Director Eric Rutherford will be spend the next few days at The Ecology School in Saco, Maine attending the Residential Environmental Learning Conference. We are excited to see what amazing observations, ideas, and reflections you bring back.
2 months ago, Eric Rutherford
Ecology school logo
Ecology school flier
water stream in the woods
The Kolb 3rd and 4th graders got to meet "batman" before heading outside to find bat homes as well as see a deer up close on one of our trail cams. #hartleyoec #sisd
2 months ago, Samantha Simons
It's time to help feed the birds for #ThrowBackThursday. Thanks to the Hartley Naturalists and students, we get to enjoy bird watching all year long. #HartleyOEC #SISD
2 months ago, Samantha Simons
Look who's back! Our naturalists have returned from their hibernation. The Kolb 4th and 5th graders were so excited to see them. Tomorrow we will be joined by the 2nd and 3rd graders for some PBL. #HartleyOEC #SISD
2 months ago, Samantha Simons
Women talking
Man talking
Group of people
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2 months ago, Samantha Simons
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The Hartley Outdoor Education Center Team wishes you an adventurous 2023 full of great achievements and experiences! #HappyNewYear #HartleyOEC
3 months ago, Coty Kuschinsky
new year
Happy Holidays from the Hartley Outdoor Education Center Team! We hope you have a safe and memorable time with your families. #HartleyOEC
3 months ago, Coty Kuschinsky
#ThrowbackThursday here at Hartley OEC. In honor of the upcoming storm we wanted to share a wonderful winter Hartley photo. Did you attend Hartley during the winter? What stories can you share? #hartleyoec #sisd
3 months ago, Eric Rutherford
Students walking up to main building in winter
Thank you to the Program Director, Kevin Summey and several Great Lakes Bay Early College students for their volunteer efforts at Hartley OEC recently. We loved seeing the notes you left behind! #SISD #Hartley OEC #GLBEC
3 months ago, Eric Rutherford
GLBEC students in front of Hartley sign
writing on board
why I volunteered on board
writin gon board about volunteering
Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers that came out to @HartleyOEC this weekend. Several miles of trails were reclaimed, work on our docks completed and much more. #HartleyOEC #SISD
3 months ago, Eric Rutherford
3 girls clearing trails
2 volunteers clearing bridge of trees
2 volunteers building ramp to dock
people trailblazing out in woods