Whiskeytown Environmental School

Whiskeytown Environmental School (WES) is a residential outdoor science school located at the N.E.E.D. Camp, twelve miles west of Redding, CA in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.  WES operates four different programs: 5th/6th Residential Ourdoor Science School, K-4 Field Lab Programs, Summer Camps, and Teen Backpacking Trips.  The curriculum is centered around a hands on experiential education approach and is aligned with the state science standards.  WES is a partnership between the National Park Service and the Shasta County Office of Education and has been offereing excellence in outdoor education since 1970.