Growing in Leadership … Outdoors!

Children, Community Programs, Nature Center, School Programs

CEED’s unique leadership experience for youth grades 8-11.

The wonders of nature, and the inspiration of saving the planet help develop people skills and environmental awareness in your leaders-to-be.


The Center for Environmental Education and Discovery (CEED) has developed an innovative program to help young people develop confidence, understanding of others, and decision-making abilities, while learning about the environment and how to share new knowledge with younger people.

Taught by experienced outdoor educators, CEED’s Leadership Training program goes beyond traditional camp counselor in training (CIT) programs. Teamwork, communication, and problem solving are all done outdoors, in nature. This fosters well-being, renewed spirit, and confidence, and leads to a Leadership Training Certificate.

Session 1 is three weeks long, focused on Long Island’s local ecosystems. July 12-30. 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. $900

Session 2 is two weeks long, focused on the intersection of farming and nature. August 02-13. 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. $600

CEED’s summer experiences for children in grades 1-7 have gained acclaim from Montauk to Manhattan. Our Leadership Training program builds on the same philosophies to get young people outdoors, growing as they learn.

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