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Houston Family Nature Challenge

Challenge Overview

Looking for meaningful learning activities to build family connections in an outdoor setting during this long summer? We invite you to join the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation Houston-based Educator team for a meaningful, fun-filled Family Nature Challenge taking place over 3 weeks in June! The challenges are self-paced and allow for schedule-flexibility for families.  

How does the Family Nature Challenge work?

You will receive a challenge each Monday, accompanied by thought-provoking mini-lessons, educational tools to enhance understanding, and Texas-based guest speakers who will share valuable environmental insights for the whole family. We will end each week with a live Show and Tell, structured on building community among families across the Houston-Galveston region! 

Grade Level: K-8 & Parents

Connections to the Big Ideas of Sustainability:

Get to know your “place”

#Interdependence & Diversity: What’s in your ecosystem?

Your ability to make an impact

What to Expect:

  • Weekly Challenges posted every Monday on private pages to engage Houston-Galveston families
  • Whole family invitations to exclusive footage with local community experts and live Challenge activities
  • Guides and modeled examples for nature activities
  • Introduction to key concepts of sustainability, including: place, community, and diversity
  • Outdoor activities and exploration without having to go far from home
  • Community building with like-minded families in the Houston-Galveston region via live Show and Tell on Fridays
  • Spend as much time outside as possible with your family with our flexible schedule of learning
  • Less than 2 hours a week of screen time for this Challenge program
  • Each family will earn a recognition badge for completing the Challenge!



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