UW Pipeline Project

Science Exploration Alternative Spring Break

Science Exploration ASB 2017

DATES: March 19-24, 2017

Applications for this year are closed. Please check back here next year!

Yakama Nation

Lodging provided by UW and community partners.

All lodging, food and transportation costs will be covered for UW students.

Email: pipeline@uw.edu

Would you like to work with middle school or high school students? Does NASA earth-science pique your interest? Would you like to immerse yourself in the Yakama culture?

Join us to inspire the leadership, learning capacities, and interest in science amongst Native youth of the Yakama Nation! You can expect to earn valuable experience as an educator and a person.


Choose from one of the below:

Middle School Program (Winter and Spring 2017 Quarter)

  • Weekly seminars winter and spring quarter (day and time TBD by cohort)
  • Spend spring break (3/19-3/24) in the beautiful Yakima Valley with the Yakama Nation
  • Virtually connect with Yakima students throughout the 2 quarter commitment
  • Earn up to 9 EDUC401 credits


High School Program (Winter 2017 Quarter)

  • Seminars every-other-week, Tuesdays 5-8pm (food provided!) during winter quarter
  • Spend spring break (3/19-3/24) in the beautiful Yakima Valley with the Yakama Nation
  • The option of a weekly tutoring commitment with a K-12 school in the Seattle area
  • Earn 2-3 EDUC401 credits (2 for Seminars/ASB, 3 for Seminars/ASB+Local Tutoring)

Students of all Majors welcome! (a science major is not required)

We are looking to build teams with diverse skills and attributes!

This project is supported by NASA and Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline.


The Pipeline Project and the University of Washington extends special thanks to our generous sponsors, whose underwriting support makes our campaign launch experiences on Oct. 21 2016 and throughout the academic year possible.