Category: Retreat Center

Category: Retreat Center

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 […]

An Environmental Education #TBT

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Are you a fan of our Kids Club Facebook page? If so, you saw the following post… Today we’re featuring Mark and Joe for our ‪#‎TBT‬… The only thing that’s changed is Joe’s facial hair!  Mark still leads our Environmental Education team and can be found teaching in schools across the MD/DC/VA area. In addition to “Power it Up – Wind,” we now have lessons for “Power it Up – Solar,” “CSI: Creek Scene Investigators,” “Watts Up,” “A Raindrop’s Journey,” and “Surviving […]

Spring Fest This Saturday

Posted by on April 10, 2013

Join us this Saturday April 13th from 10am till 3pm for the Mountainside Education and Enrichment Spring Fest. It’s a great day to spend outside learning about our environment, support our community, and have a lot of fun at the same time. We’ve got some very exciting activities and performances this year including: A Farmers Market Craft Fair Chorus Performances Bands A Reptile Show Enviro-Quest Food for Sale Giant Slides A Raffle The Zip Line and Giant Swing ($10/ride) and […]