Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Posts With Tag: Pura Vida

  • Pura Vida Spring Break Program Explores Grand Teton National Park

    Thursday, April 28th, 2016

    During the first week of April, 20 local Latino high school students explored Grand Teton National Park with the Foundation-funded Pura Vida program. These students engaged in a plethora of activities throughout the week, from cross-country skiing at Colter Bay to snowshoeing at the Murie Center.

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  • Exploring the Impact of Pura Vida by Teddi Hofmann

    Thursday, October 29th, 2015

    The Foundation-funded Pura Vida (PV) program in Grand Teton National Park started in 2010 as a means to address the lack of engagement of local Latino youth and their families in the park. As a graduate student at the University of Wyoming, Teddi Hofmann, a former Teton Science Schools field instructor for PV, decided to focus her research on the efficacy and impact of this program.

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  • VIDEO: Pura Vida in Grand Teton National Park

    Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

    Pura Vida is an experiential, leadership, and mentoring program that offers unique recreation and learning experiences to local Latino students and their families. 2015 marks the sixth year of this successful program, and we are pleased to share our latest video that demonstrates the incredible impact Pura Vida has on the Jackson Latino community.

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  • In the Spotlight: Wells Fargo

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Known as one of America’s most generous companies, Wells Fargo has a long history of community giving and volunteerism in Wyoming, specifically, Grand Teton National Park.

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  • Connecting to Culture and Place by Teddi Hofmann

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Grand Teton National Park Foundation partners with Teton Science Schools (TSS) and Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) to offer meaningful outdoor experiences to local Latino middle and high school students through the Pura Vida program. Teddi Hofmann worked as an instructor for Pura Vida from 2011 to 2014. Here she shares how this experience had an impact on her.

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  • Pura Vida – Engaging Latino Youth in Grand Teton

    Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

    Historically, local Latino youth and their families have visited Grand Teton at much lower rates than other populations. GTNPF has partnered with Grand Teton National Park and Teton Science Schools to create Pura Vida, an outreach program that both educates and engages Latino youth in GTNP.

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