FRIENDS OF THE CAMPBELL CREEK SCIENCE CENTER

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Education, Environment, Sports

Location: 6865 Elmore Rd Anchorage AK 99507 USA

Mission:

Write a Review
Invite people to share their experience with this nonprofit!

Filter Reviews by Role

Promote This Nonprofit

GreatNonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite nonprofits on your own web sites!

Review this charity on
GreatNonprofits

Community Reviews

Rating: 5 stars  

With a board of 12 dedicated volunteers, no staff and an incredible partnership with the BLM, the Friends of the Campbell Creek Science Center raise thousands of dollars for students to be able to experince the creek, walk through the woods, investigate science and learn ourdoors. The majority of our funding goes to scholarships for Title 1 schools and students, so that all can experience nature in the heart of Anchorage. Thank you to our major corporate sponsors and all of our Friends. Happy snowshoeing!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Was this review helpful? 
Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Campbell Creek Science Center provides a wonderful venue and excellent, balanced programming that connects children and families with opportunities to learn about energy and the outdoors. Two years ago, I attended an outdoor winter activities day at which they partnered with local businesses like REI to provide free use of gear for families who otherwise could not experience some of the great activities available right here in Anchorage. The staff and volunteers work hard to be a great organization making a difference.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

They are well-managed and offer great programs.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

Was this review helpful? 
Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Alaska Power Association has been a donor to the Friends of the Campbell Creek Science Center and we found it to be a worthwhile use of our limited sponsorship budget. The work of the science center tied into the work we were doing on a project and it was a good match for both non-profit organizations. The center provided maximum recognition for our donation and has provided consistent follow up communications. I was so impressed with the work of the Friends of the Campbell Creek Science Center and the personal outreach efforts from board members Joette Storm and Mike Hanley that I started taking my family to their events and we become donors, as well.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the professional approach to donor relations, the friendliness of the volunteers and directors, and the high quality outdoor education programs they have for children.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

knowlegable, friendly, welcoming and engaging.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do more outdoor education for target populations in Anchorage, Alaska.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

Was this review helpful?