High School Students, Counselors, Faculty, and Staff at Redesigning the Future
Redesigning the Future: National Environmental Camp 2014 went by really fast. Our days were packed with lots of activities. We learned a lot and played hard too.
Here is a final thought from one of our campers this year:
“At the Summit, I loved being able to see all of the
collaborative efforts between the students.Our ability to find common interests and come together for a special
purpose was amazing.The people that I
have met here are inspiring and I will never forget this experience.”-Savannah Swinea
Visit the Center for the Environment page for information about previous summits and be watching for opportunities for 2015. You'll also find loads of other projects and activities hosted by the Center.
A couple of years ago, Cathy Green and Dr. John Wear, the Center for the Environment’s director of operations and executive director, respectively, decided to go to a café in Durham, NC, after a long day of interviews. They were sipping on coffee when a familiar face approached them to say hello: Summit alumnus and then-Duke University student John Hare-Grogg. John attended the National Environmental Summit in 2011, its first year, at a time when he still wasn’t sure where he saw his career going. However, he knew he was passionate about environmental issues, so upon learning about this opportunity in his home state of North Carolina, he included it in his summer plans. “I wasn’t totally sure what to expect,” he says. “It seemed like a great opportunity to go to Salisbury and learn about environmental issues and environmental leadership strategies for a few days. As it turned out, that’s exactly what happened; I had a fantastic experience.” As part of the Summit, in which students are…