Teacher Expeditions

Earn continuing education credits in one of the most fun and spectacular classrooms imaginable - the wilderness of Southeast Alaska! 

Become more knowlegeable in Alaska natural history and more comfortable working with students outdoors.  And have a blast doing it!


One teacher attends for free: at our March 28 banquet a local teacher will be recognized with our Discovery Award for going the extra mile to get their students outdoors.  The award comes with free enrollment in one of our 2015 trips.  Nominate an excellent teacher now with a quick email to board@discoverysoutheast.org.


Save the date for our 2015 Banquet and Auction!

March 28, 6pm, at the JACC. 

A casual venue, a ton of fun, and
outstanding programs to support!

NEW this year:  Nominate a teacher for our Discovery Award.  Do you know a Juneau teacher who goes the extra mile to get kids outdoors?  Tell us who - email a nomination to board@discoverysoutheast.org 

Care to volunteer?  We'd love a hand for a few hours at or before the banquet. Email board@discoverysoutheast.org, or call 463-1500.

Ticketing information and more details coming soon. 


Are you donating an item for our auction?  Just send this form to board@discoverysoutheast.org.  Thank you!

Thank you for supporting Discovery Southeast in 2014!

A special thank you to our Advisory Committee, for offering a $10,000 gift, and to everyone who contributed in November and December to help us match it - we made it!!


And, of course, thank you to all the businesses and foundations that support hands-on outdoor education for our families.  It takes a village...

Two great videos from Discovery Southeast

Discovery Southeast had a great time whale watching with Gastineau Guiding Company!!!


And while you're at it, check out Discovery Southeast's 25th Anniversary video!  It's a wonderful short that will remind you why our outdoor education matters.

Our Annual Report

Check your mailbox, our 25th Anniversary Annual Report is on it's way.  It's our way of asking are our programs meaningful?  Is our organization strong?


Bears and Discovery Southeast in the News

Two great stories:

 Executive Director Shawn Eisele and longtime Naturalist Steve Merli wrote an essay in the Juneau Empire about bear education, and how it fits in to the bigger picture of connecting us with nature.


KTOO's Lisa Phu followed up with a phenomenal piece after she tagged along on one of Steve's classes.  Check it out here!


The Guide for Any Juneau Outdoor Enthusiast

Book Cover

Natural History of Juneau Trails: A Watershed Approach

Richard Carstensen's new book is an all-you-can-eat information buffet for anyone who enjoys getting outdoors in Juneau. 

Learn more about the book and check out other great reads on our publications page. 


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