FAIRFIELD, CA – Crystal Middle School's long-awaited Summer Science Camp has returned for its third year, offering students a unique opportunity to delve into the remarkable ecosystems of Suisun Marsh. This opportunity is provided thanks to the dedicated efforts of teachers Tara Spinelli and Lucero Angel. This one-week camp aims to foster a deeper understanding of the local environment and inspire a passion for science among the participating students.
With the resurgence of the San Francisco Bay, Summer Science Camp provides an unparalleled learning experience. Tara Spinelli and Lucero Angel lead the students on an adventure through Suisun Marsh where they uncover the thriving ecosystems that have emerged with the bay's resurgence.
Throughout the camp, the students engage in hands-on activities, including kayaking and hiking expeditions alongside scientists from a local conservationist group. These expert guides provide valuable insights into the rich biodiversity of the marsh and help the students develop a profound appreciation for the environment and the need for its preservation.
"We are thrilled to kick off another year of the Summer Science Camp at Crystal Middle School," said Tara Spinelli. "This camp allows students to connect with nature in their own backyard, fostering a sense of stewardship for our local ecosystems. The Suisun Marsh is a true gem, and we are excited to explore its wonders with these bright young minds."
The Summer Science Camp at Crystal Middle School has become a highly anticipated annual event attracting students eager to embark on this educational adventure. With its strategic location near Suisun City, the camp effectively utilizes the vast resources of the marsh, turning it into a living laboratory for the student's learning. The program offers a platform for young minds to explore and appreciate the natural world while simultaneously building scientific knowledge and critical thinking skills.