Category: Environmental Education

Category: Environmental Education

The Frederick News Post: County launches program to help businesses invest in renewable energy

Posted by on October 17, 2017

County launches program to help businesses invest in renewable energy By Samantha Hogan (shogan@newspost.com) Bar-T Mountainside Summer Camp near Urbana has been pre-approved to be the first business in Frederick County to install solar panels through a new state- and county-backed financing model. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans — known as PACE — help businesses pay for equipment that will reduce their energy consumption and costs through loans attached to the property rather than the business owner. The County […]

Bar-T Celebrates Earth Day 2017

Posted by on April 21, 2017

It may sound cliche, but every day is Earth Day here at Bar-T. In each of our programs, we focus on our environment and how our actions impact the world we live in. Here are just a few ways we incorporate environmentalism into our programming: Our fearless leader, Joe Richardson, Sr., is our Owner-turned-Environmental Advocate who continues to push Bar-T into the cutting edge of Environmental Education. Everything that we will be highlighting here has happened because of this catalyst […]

The Dolphins “Power It Up”… An Environmental Education Lesson with the Bar-T Team

Posted by on December 14, 2016

Last Friday we had the pleasure of working with the Wayside Dolphins for the third year in a row! They are held up in a holding school for the 2016-2017 school year, but that hasn’t stifled the 5th grade’s enthusiasm to learn or create. As we began to talk about energy and electricity, the students had a lot of prior knowledge to contribute to the conversation. They had already talked about energy sources as part of their first quarter roller […]