Student Programs

FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center prides itself on being the cornerstone of excellence in outdoor, experiential, hands-on exploration and research. We offer programs, services, and resources to schools and the community at large. Our  Student Programs  offer tools for students to apply experiential opportunities to traditional learning methods that enhances critical-thinking about sustainability and conservation initiatives.

Climate READY: Climate Resilience Education and Action for Dedicated Youth

For 9th-12th Grade Students.  A three-semester-long program that empowers Palm Beach County students to become climate ambassadors within their communities. Climate READY Ambassadors develop the knowledge and confidence to educate other students, teachers, and local residents about how our communities can become more resilient to environmental challenges and work together toward equitable climate solutions.  High School Dual Enrollment Credits available.

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Pine Jog Fellowship: Cultivating Environmental Leadership and Community Involvement

For 9th-12th Grade Students.  A two semester-long environmental service learning program for high school students that develops a cadre of young environmental leaders who are knowledgeable about environmental issues, and who understand social, environmental and economic interrelationships. Students dual enroll in FAU, explore environmental issues facing South Florida, and choose an area of focus to develop their own solution to an environmental issue, policy or practice.High School Dual Enrollment Credits available.

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H2O to Go: Environmental Research Residential Summer Institutes: H2O Connections • H2ORestorations • H2OGlobal

For 9th-12th Grade Students. Residential Institutes for high school students in collaboration with multiple academic, state and national agencies. H20 provides an academic focus on  scientific research and fieldwork in both fresh and salt water environments.  High School Dual Enrollment Credits available.

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Master's Degree (M.Ed.) in Environmental Education

The Master's Degree in Environmental Education is open to students who have completed bachelor’s degrees in all majors. This university-wide, interdisciplinary program is offered through the College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning in collaboration with the FAU/Pine Jog Environmental Education Center.

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OrKIDS and Native Orchid Restoration

OrKids students participate in an in-class botany program where they grow native, endangered Florida orchids while conducting research that feeds directly into our propagation lab, helping to restore the native orchids to both urban and natural areas.  These orchids contribute to the restoration of native orchids in partnership with the many community partners.

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Pine Jog Graduate Assistant Program

As an enhancement to the FAU College of Education Master’s Program in Environmental Education, Pine Jog provides assistantship positions for graduate students to provide real world work experience in the field.

Learn more and apply for the Graduate Assistant Program