Collier Youth Services
Kateri Environmental Education Center
160 Conover Road, PO Box 300County:Monmouth
Wickatunk, NJ 07765-0300Year Established:1976

Executive Director:Sr. Deborah M. Drago, L.C.S.W.
Naturalist:Matt Wilson
Naturalist:Patricia Heaney

Type of Program/Services:Day and Overnight Field Trips.

Services Include:School field trips meeting NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards, Girl scout and Boys Scout Badge Programs, Family and adult programs, Rental of building for retreat groups. Certified Teacher Training-Projects Learning Tree, Wild, W.E.T, & Aquatic Wild

Full-time staff:3Part-time staff:2

Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Customized environmental education classes that meet the State of New Jersey's core curriculum requirements Activities for scouts, adults, families and children
Age Range:All
Counties Served:All
Approval/Accreditation:Member Assoc. on NJ Environmental Educators
Number of Students/Clients:50 per day
Number of Classes (if school):
Grade Range:
Length of School/Program Year:10 months
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:No

Mission Statement:The goal of the Kateri Environmental Education Center is to instill in the students a sense of responsibility by demonstrating the web of interdependence of all living things, while sharing the wonders of the natural world. Innovative programs featuring ecology, adventure and action are designed to to generate curiosity, concern and excitement for the earth and its intricate cycles.