Choose Your Adventure: Outdoor Field Trips and Virtual Livestreams
(Looking for our ITE Live! stream? Click here!)
What is Field Studies for Schools (FSS)?
Field Studies for Schools (FSS) is ITE’s program for connecting educators and their students to the Sonoran Desert.
From Biology to Art to Creative Writing classes, ITE staff lead students through experiential learning as concepts from the classroom unfold in the natural world.
Programs span the range of 40-minute virtual experiences to multi-day camping trips.
Who is FSS for?
FSS programs are designed for youth in 7th through 12th grade. Any educator or school professional can sign their class up for an FSS program!
*Qualifying groups/schools can participate in single-day programs at little or no cost. Fill out the interest form below for more info!*
What can I expect from FSS?
Based on your desired outcomes, ITE’s skilled staff apply their knowledge of the Sky Islands region to weave place-based lessons into the field experience.
Outdoor Field Trips:
–Gear and equipment for youth and adults that fit each type of program
–Expertise in outdoor education and risk management, including Wilderness First Aid certification
–Positive learning experiences that foster class camaraderie
Can’t get out in the field? Consider ITE Live!
-ITE Live! uses a synchronized learning model where ITE instructors connect with you via a livestreaming platform.
-Just like an in-person FSS program, our staff guide you on a journey in the urban and/or natural environment to share stories and knowledge of the land.
-You and your class can interact and stay connected with our staff in the field using a chat box.