Educational Programs at Rieth Village

For Students

Did you know that Rieth Village is a “green building?” That means that it uses energy and water in ways that are good for the earth. As a student, there are lots of things you can do at home and at school to use energy responsibly, too.

For Teachers

Interested in helping your students learn about energy efficiency and green design? Have a look at the our information to help you get started.

Additional Programs

Exploring Energy Field Trip to Rieth Village

Merry Lea offers a field trip for 6-8th grade students interested in learning more about energy and water conservation?

Green Leaders Curriculum

Merry Lea offers a free copy of “Green Leaders Curriculum: Using America’s Green Buildings as Learning Tools” to interested educators.

Undergraduate programs

Goshen college students have the opportunity to live on-site at Rieth village while they participate in a variety of programs offered to undergraduate students.

Graduate program

Earn a Master of Arts degree in Environmental Education in Merry Lea’s intensive 11 month program.

Teacher Resources

Click here for helpful links for educators about energy and environmental education.

Research

Rieth Village is home to several ongoing research projects.