Lego announces partnership with Ocean Heroes Bootcamp


By Amber Donovan-Stevens / We’re excited to partner with Lego for this years Ocean Heroes Bootcamp. The partnership seeks to encourage younger generations to preserve oceans. The annual bootcamp will bring together over 300 young people from over 200 countries.  

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CPF President Leesa Carter-Jones talks exciting new initiatives

Leesa Carter-Jones President & CEO

Listen to Leesa Carter-Jones, Captain Planet Foundation President & CEO, on the new episode of Mama Earth Talk podcast. Learn more about CPF programs including Project Learning Garden, the Institute for K-12 Science, Project Hero, EcoSTEM Resource Kits, as well as Ocean Heroes Bootcamp. Find on: Stitcher iTunes

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Captain Planet Foundation Invites Applications for ecoTech™ Grants

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by Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoTech™ Grants. Through the program, grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded in support of innovative technological programs that address environmental challenges and efforts to engage children in inquiry-based STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local…

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North Freedom Elementary Receives a Learning Garden!

North Freedom Elementary

by Susan Endres / North Freedom Elementary students filled containers with soil and dug in the dirt Tuesday, planting the seeds for a learning garden from which they’ll be able to eat next year. Fourth-grade teacher and project leader Cory King said he thought the open field north of the school would be “an…

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Harborcreek School Wins Learning Garden Award

Klein Elementary School

Harborcreek School Wins Learning Garden Award May 14, 2019 by Eva Mastromatteo / Congratulations to Klein Elementary School in Erie, PA! We joined representatives from Dole Packaged Foods and Giant Eagle Supermarket to celebrate the installation and planting of their new garden. We look forward to watching your garden grow! Read Article Posted in…

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AT&T and Target Volunteers Build an Outdoor Learning Lab

Volunteer Day in the Garden

AT&T and Target Volunteers Build an Outdoor Learning Lab May 8, 2019 April 30th in Dallas Texas more than 50 AT&T and Target employees joined parents and community members for a fun Earth Month garden workday. The group completed a “done-in-a-day” project creating an outdoor learning lab with the nonprofit organization Out Teach at the…

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Innovative Solution to Pest Control

Innovative Solution to Pest Control May 3, 2019 We are happy to welcome our friends at Hawthorn Hill Elementary School in Lee’s Summit, MO to the PLG community. With their powers combined, students at Hawthorn Hill teamed up to find a chemical-free, humane strategy for keeping critters out of their beds. Check out those cages!…

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