UAS Update/July 8
The new UAS Update is out, with
1. We've made the difficult decision to move our August programs online. We welcome friends from everywhere--not just DC!--to join us in July and August for our joyful learning programs. We offer a pay-what-you-can fee structure and full scholarships.
Register for UAS Online Summer Programs
2. You're invited to a community film screening & panel discussion on the documentary, "The Story of Plastic."
Register for film screening & panel discussion
3. We celebrate the academic achievements of UAS educators, and share free, community-based fun, including online resources:
Read the full UAS Update/E-newsletter
Register now for UAS Summer 2020
School is out and the Squad is IN (online)!
Our programs are online through the end of July; we have not yet made decisions about our August programs., and we welcome you to join us for a joyful, hands-on summer of learning! We aim to empower children with life skills and hands-on projects that build their independence and creativity, and encourage them to support their environment and their communities.
Click here for details and to register
Featured Squad articles
Members of the UAS Board of Directors, the UAS staff, and friends of the Squad are sharing resources and perspectives to help us through this time.
Thoughts on COVID-19, by Dr. Arati Karnik, MD, UAS Board of Directors
The Basics of Birding, with Squad friend Steve Constantelos
The View from New York City, by UAS Squad leader/program educator Laurel Clark
Resources for home use during Coronavirus closures
Our new resources page includes information on where to get free meals, things to do at home, and walks and hikes where it may be easier to maintain the required 6 feet of distance from others to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
UAS Summer 2020 will remain on and in place unless we hear otherwise from DC and federal officials. This is a time of uncertainty for the Squad, but plans are still underway for a joyful summer of learning. Summer registration remains open, and full programs help the Squad stay sustainable. Please help support the Squad by registering today.
Click here to create a new account (required to register) or to log in to your existing account
The link above takes you to our new registration site, which is powered by UltraCamp. First-time users must create a new account to register for any programs.
UAS summer programs are for children entering 1st through 8th grades. We are sorry that we cannot enroll rising kindergartners.
Did you read our Annual Report?
Each year we share our accomplishments, our struggles, and our hopes and dreams for the Squad. Please take a look, and keep in touch with us!
Annual Report 2020
Smile! Your Amazon purchase can support your Squad
When you shop on Amazon using this direct Amazon link, Urban Learning and Teaching Center/Urban Adventure Squad receives .5 percent of your purchase. It adds up! Please bookmark the link or designate "Urban Adventure Squad" as your charity.
Did you know?
Every Squad program includes between 1 and 4 miles of walking. We might take an urban hike through neighborhoods or a trail hike through the woods, but we are moving as we learn. DC is our classroom!