TEA Adventures

Middle and High School Students Engage With Real-World Scientists

Getting out of the classroom and into the field is a key component to our programs at TEA. From collecting water samples in Martis Valley to birding in the Lower Carpenter Valley this past week, our teachers wasted no time in taking our Middle and High School students into the field to engage with real-world science projects.

Real-World Questions Being Tackled by TEA Elementary Students

Learning Expeditions drive the curriculum for our Elementary Programs. Throughout these projects, students are challenged to find the answers to real-world questions. Check out this list of first semester topics, guiding questions, and big ideas for each of our Elementary Program Classes.

Fall 2018 TNT Lacrosse Skills Clinic Series

This fall, train like a collegiate athlete with former collegiate, professional and international
lacrosse players, Taylor Simmers and Eric Martin @ the TNT Lacrosse Skills Clinic Series.

TEA Moms Experience a Typical TEA Student Experience in the Backcountry

This past weekend, a group of TEA Moms ventured into Desolation Wilderness to experience a little taste of what TEA Students experience throughout the year.

Meet Matt Perse – Tahoe Summer Camp Counselor Extraordinaire

We’re fortunate to have an amazing team of educators leading our Tahoe Summer Camps. One of which, Matt Perse, who joined us from Texas. His road trip story to Tahoe to lead our camps this summer is classic TEA stuff.

2018 Commencement Ceremony Video and Photo Gallery

We invite you to meet these graduates and a few of our faculty in this video recap. We did our best to condense the 2.5-hour ceremony down to 6 minutes.

The Hearth Ceremony at TEA

Every Friday afternoon, no matter rain, sleet, or snow, you will find our CommuniTEA gathered together outside. And in the middle of this gathering of students, teachers, staff, parents, and experts you will find a student, sometimes as young as 3-years-old, proudly holding a talking stick while addressing the crowd.

Blacksmithing WORKSHOPS for ADULTS!

Learn to blacksmith from resident expert smith, Loren Trux. Loren, a professional educator at Tahoe Expedition Academy, teaches blacksmithing and archery at Primitive Skills Camps, he’s also lead Adult Blacksmithing workshops in the past.

A Message of Gratitude for Dave Ferrari

Dave Ferrari has been an incredible supporter of TEA since its inception. He’s literally given us his house to use as a school for the past several years.

TAP Hike Honors Parent Volunteers

Please join TAP in appreciating all of our amazing parents at TEA. And we would like to express our most sincere gratitude for all fo the work TAP does to keep out “CommuniTEA” thriving.

TEA Art Update May 2018

TEA ART takes the cake at Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe (HSTT) art contest!