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Meet our new CEO, Kim Krebs!

Kim Krebs

As you may know, Ellen Reid who successfully led Keystone Science School for over 15 years has recently moved on to other endeavors.The Board of Directors initiated a national search with assistance from Philip DeBoer and Sara Garlick, of DHR Global, a national consulting firm, for her replacement and is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Krebs (Easton), an experienced nonprofit executive will assume the position of Keystone Science School Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2023.

Ms. Kreb’s impressive career includes years of experience leading nonprofit organizations focused on early childhood education and outdoor recreation. In her most recent position, she was CEO of National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), an organization that advances the power of people with all abilities through adaptive innovation, recreation, and outdoor experiences. She is a graduate of The College of Wooster with a BS in Cognitive and Developmental Psychology and received her MS in Educational Psychology from University of Colorado. Ms. Krebs lives and works in Colorado and will relocate to Summit County in the coming weeks.

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Outdoor Education 2022-2023 Photo Recap

Check out the best moments from 2022-2023 Outdoor Education season in this photo recap!

Welcome to Camp

Arriving on campus!

Backpacking

Students looking to see if they cuaght any macroinvertebrates

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2023 Scholarship Report - Round 2

Summer is quickly approaching and we've wrapped up the second round of scholarships for this year. Keystone Science School is proud to continue our tradition of giving campers a chance to come to camp through our scholarship program. Thanks to our Scholarship Committee comprised of volunteers, KSS has distributed over $51,000 in scholarship funding so far this year. Here are a few highlights from the process below.

Scholarship Applicant Totals by program

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Adventures 2022 Photo Recap

Check out the best moments from last year's Adventures in this photo recap!

Welcome to Camp

Canyoneering Adventure.

Backpacking

Canoeing through the desert.

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Astro Mark's Astro Alert: What’s Up Above? April Stargazing

By “Astro” Mark Laurin

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George Harrison wrote prophetically, “little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter.” For some, spring announces marks the end of loneliness and the arrival of cherry blossoms, tulips extending green thumbs, and suggestions of a renewal in patches of lawn. Winter is over. Yet, for us folks living in the high country, spring is still a hope, a season far off in the distance. Whether April brings a breath of freshness and hope, or the ceaseless weight of a winter, step outside into the night, and look up. Find renewal, solace, and hope. Watch our planetary alignment continue. See the waxing crescent Moon slides by Venus and Mars. Have you ever seen the Mini Dipper? That’s the little sibling of the Little Dipper, which is the sibling of the Big Dipper? No? Let Venus will show you the way this month. Look up this April and observes these celestial events with your friends and family. Greet the new season and new celestial dome. Yes, Mr. Harrison was correct, “Here comes the Sun.”

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