Tour Prairie Crossing Charter School. Located within the nationally recognized Prairie Crossing Conservation Community. Prairie Crossing Charter School is a K-8 public school where children learn the value of community and the environment. Recognized with both Green Ribbon and Blue Ribbon awards, Prairie Crossing demonstrates how the marriage of environmental learning and academic excellence creates natural leaders. On the tour, you will...
- Experience their sustainable schoolyard, where students grow food in over 40 raised beds and native plants attract birds, butterflies and provide versatile outdoor learning spaces.
- Tour the first LEED certified school building in Illinois, where you'll learn about alternative energy sources, recycled and renewable building materials, efficient plumbing and lighting, and more...
- Learn how our K-8 students learn in, from and about the environment on a daily basis.
- To learn more about Prairie Crossing Charter School, visit http://prairiecrossingcharterschool.org/.
Attendees: park in the second lot; meet in front of the Kennicott Building. Map to come.
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