+ Providing resources
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GAEF supports band, chorus, drama, art, and much more.
GAEF awards Teacher Grants to enhance the classroom experience and supports Professional Development for GASD Staff and Faculty along with Technology, STEAM, and Tayamentasachta.
GAEF supports all G-A sports programs and Kaley Field enhancements.
Tayamentasachta (TAY-a-men-ta-sak-ta), which was established in 1966, is a Center for Environmental Studies which hosts environmental education programs for students of the Greencastle-Antrim School District. The purpose of the environmental education programs is to educate our students in ecology and environmental science, encourage the natural development of scientific inquiry, and foster awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the environment and Earth’s systems as well as our cultural heritage so our students can become responsible stewards of planet Earth.
Tayamentasachta is a 45-acre environmental center with amenities that include a 17th century farmhouse and barn, natural spring, spring house, log cabin, longhouse, pavilion, and orchard. Additionally, walking trails, woodlots, fields, and gardens make it possible for our students to actively learn interdisciplinary concepts during a unique and unforgettable learning experience. Maintenance and repairs to the buildings are on-going and require funds. Donations are accepted on our make a gift page.
Tayamentasachta in the news: Tayamentasachta Project Gets Donation | Recreations Organizations Get Antrim Township Grants
Stories of Our Impact
"I want GAEF to know that their generosity has been GREATLY appreciated! The investment in my students has made a difference!" Grant funds were used to purchase a coffee cart and the students are putting it to good use.
If you have a child under the age of 5 and you reside in the 17225, 17222, or 17237 zip code - your child can register to receive a book mailed to them each month until they turn the age of 5. There is no cost to you. Registration forms are available under the...
On January 17, 2020, GAEF held a celebration luncheon for all teachers and awarded $10,000 in student impact grants.