3 03, 2021

CELC Middle School Faculty Receives Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship with Lindblad Expeditions and the National Geographic Society

2021-06-16T12:29:54-04:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography, Language Arts|Tags: , |

As one of only 50 educators selected from across the U.S. and Canada, CELC’s Digital Storytelling teacher Michael Hernandez was chosen for an exciting professional development opportunity that will allow him to bring geographic awareness to students at CELC Middle School of Branford, CT.

12 12, 2019

CELC Hosts National Geographic Society’s Geography Bee

2020-02-13T14:53:53-04:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Academics, Geography|

For the 32nd year, the National Geographic Society is holding the National Geographic Bee for students in the fourth through eighth grades in thousands of schools across the United States and in the five U.S. territories, as well as in Department of Defense Dependents Schools around the world. The champion of the local Bee will [...]

30 01, 2014

Geography is Alive and Well at CELC!

2019-09-03T05:16:49-04:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society.  Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) is host for the local National Geographic Bee for CELC students and all Connecticut homeschoolers in grades 4 – 8. Friday, 16 January 2014 twelve students took their [...]

5 11, 2013

CELC Hosts 2014 National Geography Bee

2019-09-03T05:23:52-04:00November 5th, 2013|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

National Geography Bee Practice Session at CELC Students from New England Montessori of Milford, CT join Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) students in preparation for the 2014 National Geography Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society.  Students gather for weekly practice sessions. The CELC Bee will take place Thursday, 16 January at 10:00 [...]

18 10, 2013

CELC Hosts 2014 National Geography Bee

2019-09-03T05:26:40-04:00October 18th, 2013|Categories: Academics, Blog, Events, Geography|

CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Hosts National Geographic Geography Bee For Connecticut Homeschoolers Grades 4th- 8th  Practice geography skills in a fun and supportive way. We meet for practice sessions Wednesdays (16, 23, 30 OCT; 6, 13, 20 NOV; 4, 11, 18 DEC; 8 JAN) from 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. beginning Wednesday, 16 October [...]

17 01, 2013

Geography is Alive and Well in Branford !

2019-09-03T06:07:31-04:00January 17th, 2013|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) is host for the local National Geographic Bee for CELC students and all Connecticut homeschoolers in grades 4 – 8. Friday, 11 January 2013 eleven students took their [...]

2 12, 2012

National Geography Bee on Friday in Branford

2019-09-03T06:12:38-04:00December 2nd, 2012|Categories: Blog, Events, Geography|

Connecticut Experiential Learning Center hosts the 2013 National Geographic Society's National Geography Bee  The winner of the CELC's Bee will advance to the next level of competition, a written examination to determine state competitors.  All winners are eligible to win the national championship and its first prize, a $25,000 college scholarship, at the national competition in [...]

14 02, 2012

Geographic Expedition

2019-09-03T06:53:20-04:00February 14th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Geography, Students Write|

— written by Julia, 10-year old CELC student We walked into the large colorful room. The domed pink and white ceiling made me feel as if I were strutting into a fairy princess’s castle. A tiny wooden stage was set in the back of the room. Nine chairs rested in a flawless line for the [...]

25 01, 2012

2012 National Geography Bee

2019-09-03T07:02:38-04:00January 25th, 2012|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

For the 23rd year, the National Geographic Society sponsored the National Geographic Bee for students in the fourth through eighth grades in thousands of schools across the United States and in the five U.S. territories, as well as in Department of Defense Dependents Schools around the world. Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) is host for [...]

4 01, 2012

CELC Hosts 2012 National Geography Bee

2019-09-03T07:06:01-04:00January 4th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Events, Geography|

CT Experiential Learning Center  Hosts 2012 National Geography Bee for all CT Homeschoolers   CELC 3rd Annual Geography Bee James Blackstone Memorial Library  Branford, CT 23 January 2012 at 1 p.m.  Free and Open to the Public For more information or to participate contact us:  [email protected] or call 203-433-4658 / 203-215-2317

25 01, 2011

Geography Bee Winners !

2019-09-03T07:50:56-04:00January 25th, 2011|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) student Kyle Boling takes first place in the 2011 National Geographic Geography Bee.  All of this year’s participants, ages 8 through 14, did a fabulous job during the local bee, which was hosted by CELC for New Haven County homeschoolers.  Kyle will now take a written examination in order to qualify for the state [...]

21 01, 2011

National Geographic Geography Bee

2019-09-03T07:51:56-04:00January 21st, 2011|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

Monday, 24 January at 10:00 a.m. the Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) will host and run the National Geographic Geography Bee at the Guilford Free Library for all homeschoolers ages 9-14 throughout New Haven County.  The finalists from our local bee will go on to compete in the state championship. Participating students have gathered together [...]

24 01, 2010

Geography is Alive and Well!

2019-09-03T08:20:54-04:00January 24th, 2010|Categories: Academics, Blog, Geography|

On Friday, 22 January 2010, nine students took their places on the stage of the auditorium of the Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, Connecticut.  These students have all been working to prepare for the day's event - The National Geographic Geography Bee! After seven preliminary rounds to determine the four finalists, there was a three-way [...]

18 11, 2009

CELC hosts The National Geographic Geography Bee for New Haven County!

2019-09-03T08:30:16-04:00November 18th, 2009|Categories: Academics, Events, Geography|

The Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) hosts the 2010 National Geographic Geography Bee for New Haven County. All students (ages 9-14) interested in participating may join us for our group study session meeting Mondays from 10am-12pm in Guilford. The Bee will take place January 22nd at The Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford. Please contact Melinda [...]

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