SLEWS Academy

Application & Deadlines

The next SLEWS Academy class will be limited to five teams to allow us to provide highly customized, hands-on instruction.

The next SLEWS Academy session will begin May 22-24, 2017.

Organizations are strongly encouraged to identify a team of three people who will attend the SLEWS Academy together. This team can include people from outside your organization who will be a partner in implementing your program such as a teacher or natural resource professional.

Please review the Complete Information Packet and email the Interest Form to We will review interested organizations on an ongoing basis.


  1. Interested organizations review the Complete Information Packet
  2. E-mail the completed the Interest Form to
  3. Matt will contact you to set up a meeting to discuss your interest in the SLEWS Academy

Contact us to discuss your participation in the 2017 session.

SLEWS students writing on each other's backs

"For employees new to coordinating outdoor field experiences for youth and making educational content compelling to teachers, SLEWS Academy is a must!"
— Leigh Sharp, Executive Director
Napa County Resource
Conservation District