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IslandWood at Bainbridge Island – Eco-travel for Kids & Adults

IslandWood, located on Bainbridge Island just about a half hour outside of Seattle in Washington State, has a lot of green going for it – especially when it comes to how they cater to children.

Students get a new perspective on science and math lessons from a tree house overlooking a bog, one of six different natural elements in the IslandWood watershed.

Just the facts:

IslandWood is a unique 255-acre outdoor learning center that aims to provide exceptional learning experiences that inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. At IslandWood, nature learning and experiences comes alive for children and adults through: experiential “hands-on” education, use of the environment as a classroom, diverse learning style, integration of science, technology and the arts, sustainable practices, and more.

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