The School for Agricultural & Environmental Studies (SAGES), Waupun Area School District’s Public Charter School (grades 4K-6th), has teamed up with nature-based play experts, GRG Playscapes, to TRANSFORM our current playground into a “Living Schoolyard” — an outdoor nature-based play/learning environment promoting physical activity, imaginative play, healthy risk-taking, connections to nature, a sense of and community!
Outdoor play spaces produce healthy, imaginative, respectful and sociable children, and they provide a safe place for children to learn and grow. However, play spaces are not free. Children have shared their hopes and dreams for this transformation; GRG Playscapes of Milwaukee — landscape architects and nature-based play revolutionists — took those ideas and developed a design plan capturing all we wanted and more! The plan totals $60,000.
Despite Co-Vid 19, we have secured generous donations adding up to $51,000!
In fact, we were on track to successfully fundraise dollars needed to have construction happen the last week of May 2020. However, not being able to hold the “Friends of SAGES” Banquet & Auction Annual Fundraiser in April along with other planned student-led fundraising efforts, we fell short.
All donations to the project are tax-deductible. Please make checks payable to SAGES Foundation and send to:
200 S. Depot Street
Fox Lake, WI 53933
Thank you for your consideration to support this transformation of our outdoor learning space. If you want to learn more, contact Megan Hanni at (920) 928-3136 ext. 2601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also seeking donations of TIME, TALENT, SERVICES and/or MATERIALS. If you are interested in helping support our "Living Schoolyard" project in some way, kindly complete the below Sign-up Form. Thank you!