The Kellogg Spring Creek Farm Campus is an invaluable resource of land, history, and educational opportunities. Donations go directly to maintaining the space as a vibrant, inclusive, center of community.
Outdoor & Environmental Education
Master of Science
Combine your passions for the natural world and for teaching in APU’s master’s degree program in Outdoor and Environmental Education. Our farm and forest will be your classroom at the Kellogg Campus in Palmer. Here you will hone your teaching skills at the Kellogg Field School outdoor education lab school. Join a small cohort of peers while pursuing your interest in outdoor, environmental, adventure and wilderness education in a seamless, place-based program in a place of unparalleled beauty.
Kellogg F.I.E.L.D. School
F.I.E.L.D. = Fully Integrated Environmental Learning and Discovery
Place and project based experiential outdoor environmental education for students ages 5-14.
The goal of Kellogg FIELD School is to create holistic learners that pursue interests and solve problems by looking through a wide-angle lens, using scientific inquiry, historical understanding, cultural awareness and linguistic reflection.
- Science and Nature Studies
- Hike, Explore, Ski, Snowshoe
- Place & Project- Based Environmental Education
- 700 acres of Fields and Forests
- Hands on Projects
- Nutritious Snacks
- Small Classes!
Student Internship Opportunities
The Spring Creek Farm summer internship gives students firsthand experience in managing a diverse polyculture vegetable farm. Interns will learn a variety of skills rooted in ecologically sustainable agriculture. Interns will learn about:
- the beauty and challenges of growing food in the sub-arctic
- demonstrating season extension techniques
- cold soils management