NATURE | LEARNING | LEADERSHIP

EXPLORING NATURE IN THE CLASSROOM

Environmental education in NYC public schools
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE CITY

Award-winning afterschool and weekend environmental programs
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GROWING STRONGER IN THE COUNTRY

Summer adventures and school field trips at our wilderness camp, the Manice Education Center
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“What’s the biggest impact? Very simple—I know I can learn. I can make a difference on this planet.”
 

Serving NYC Youth Since 1897

Christodora is an award-winning nonprofit organization that offers life-changing environmental education and leadership training to New York City public school students. Our unique ecosystem of programs range from sleepaway camp in the wilderness to environmental education in public school classrooms and community service projects around the city. All programs are designed to help motivated youth grow and thrive as students, citizens and leaders.

Christodora by the Numbers

  • Students camping for the first time at Manice Education Center - 88%
  • Field trip students meeting federal poverty guidelines for free or reduced price lunch at school - 85%
  • Student-staff ratio means campers benefit from strong bonds of trust - 5:1
  • Students who know that "a good leader uses different leadership styles to be effective in different situations." - 91%
  • Satisfaction rating for the field trip program from school personnel - 98%