Partnership Directory


We have collected hundreds of partners from across the state who have services or resources that can enrich out-of-school programming in a variety of ways:

  • Offering training on a topic
  • Curriculum to enrich a program
  • Services to offer families




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Boise, Idaho National Forest

Services available to out of school programs:

The Boise National Forest offers a Tree Trunk and Wilderness Box to help you teach about forest plants, animals, and management. The wide range of materials in each box appeal to many grade levels. Here's an idea of what these kits contain:

Tree Trunk
Discover subtle differences in cones, leaves and twigs using the samples in the trunk. Tree cross-sections show the inside of a tree; use Project Learning Tree activity (included) to help students analyze annual growth rings. Books and posters provide additional background information for teachers and students. Watch the video The Man Who Planted Trees to hear of one man's ancient kinship with the Earth. Listen to songs about photosynthesis, decomposition, and plant parts sung by the Banana Slug String Band and Billy B. Read Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf aloud to students. Find ideas for lessons in Ranger Rick's Naturescope, The Green Scene Guide, or Project Learning Tree activity samples.

Wilderness Box
The Wilderness Box and the Wilderness and Land Ethic Activity Book were designed to provide an interactive resource to promote awareness and appreciation of wilderness. Watch the Wild By Law video for a 50 minute overview of the wilderness movement leading up to the 1964 Wilderness Act. Use hand puppets to learn about mammals common to many wilderness areas. Compare the skulls of herbivores and carnivores. Practice simple map and compass skills. View photos of pristine areas in Idaho Magnificent Wilderness. Act out the Impact Monster skit or watch the Soft Paths video to show low impact travel. (The resources in this box support the Wilderness and Land Ethic activity book included in the box. However, you do not need to use the activity book to use the resources.)

Boise Forest Explorers
Just for Kids the Challenge

Boy Scouts of America Ore-Ida Council

Proudly serving more than 14,500 youth and their families encompassing 31,000 square miles across the Southwest Idaho and Eastern Oregon counties of Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley and Washington in Idaho as well as Harney and Malheur in Oregon.

Bureau of Land Management

The BLM manages a variety of resources in Idaho with an emphasis on recreation, grazing and fire management on nearly 12 million acres of public lands, nearly one-fourth of the state's total land area.

Caldwell Library: “We the Family”

We the Family is a clearing house for family events in Caldwell. Need events to post, can also use the hashtag #familycaldwell on social media to connect to their pages.

Caldwell Public LIbrary

Storytimes, creating for all ages, reading therapy dog, STEM programs


To provide quality, diverse, affordable recreation opportunities which enhance the quality of life for all residents and visitors of Southern Valley County.

We are excited to offer swimming programs of all kinds: lessons, fitness, masters team, lifeguard training, pool rentals, and more.

We are also excited to offer group classes in the gym, youth and sports programs of all varieties, personal training options, and more.


Each summer the Micron Foundation hosts Chip Camp, a free three-day camp for students completing either the 7th or 8th grade. This camp focuses on hands-on science and engineering activities related to the semiconductor industry. Activities are lead led by Micron engineers and professionals and include a visit to Micron’s global headquarters in Boise, Idaho.

2018 Boise Chip Camp Dates:
June 5-7
June 12-14
June 19-21

Online Registration for Chip Camp 2018 will be available Monday, April 9, 2018. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. MT.
Each camp session is held Tuesday – Thursday. Students are expected to attend all three days.


Want to major in fun this year, without the homework, tests or grading? Do you want to explore photography or how to travel the world on a budget? Perhaps you would like to get out in nature for a hike or try ice fishing? Keep scrolling to learn more.


The Community Council of Idaho, Inc. (CC Idaho) is a rural-centered, multi-service nonprofit organization that has impacted Idaho communities since 1971. We are now the largest nonprofit serving Latinos in the state. Our purpose is to improve the social and economic status of local communities through workforce preparation, education, cultural awareness, civil rights advocacy, and well-being services.


Employment and training services for middle-high school ages including resume building, interview preparation, public speaking skills, leadership skills, and diversity training. Contact Ric Godina for outreach opportunities to out-of-school sites.