Institutional Members Directory
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The organizations listed below are current AEOE Institutional Members.
PO Box 123
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Avid4 Adventure (www.Avid4.com), voted one of Outside Magazine’s 2015 Best Places to Work, empowers kids to choose active and healthy lifestyles in the outdoors. We have summer adventure day camp locations throughout the Bay Area (Mill Valley, Oakland, Palo Alto, and Saratoga) and Colorado (Boulder, Denver, Golden, Highlands Ranch, and Castle Rock). But, Avid4 Adventure isn’t j...
17530 Lake Vera Road
Nevada City, CA
People can have a job, a career, or a calling. Camp Augusta is looking for folks who have a calling. Work, play, learn, struggle, and grow in a vibrant community this summer facilitating the growth of children, yourself, and others in the community. Just because you can get a job at any camp, doesn’t mean that you want a job at any camp. Camp Augusta is different than most camps because we o...
100 Campus Center Bldg. 42
Camp SEA Lab fosters lifelong excitement, scientific understanding, and stewardship of our coasts and ocean by providing quality marine oriented programs that promote Science, Education and Adventure for youth, families and teachers. Camp SEA Lab is dedicated to helping children explore the wonders of the marine environment from the top of the watershed to the bottom of the deep sea as they ...
Caritas Creek at CYO Camp is a comprehensive, 5-day residential environmental education experience for youth in grades 5th - 8th. The program offers a blend of age-appropriate science curriculum aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and retreat style activities fostering social, spiritual, and academic development for youth from diverse backgrounds.
707 W Woodbury Rd - Suite F
The Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (www.celp.net) is an environmental education program for students in 4th through 12th grade. CELP is a partnership between Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society (www.oceanfutures.org) and Catalina Island Camps (www.catalinaislandcamps.com). Our location on the beautiful west end of Catalina Island in southern California allows us to teach lesson...
5265 Putah Creek Road
PO Box 484
570 W Ave. 26 Ste. 100
Los Angeles, CA
Community Nature Connection is a non-profit organization founded in 1991. Our mission is to increase access to the outdoors for diverse communities with innovative programs and in partnership with the communities we serve.
33325 Green Valley Lake Road
Running Springs, CA
P.O. Box 1514
21925 Lyons Bald Mountain Road
Foothill Horizons is a California Department of Education (CDE) and California Outdoor School Association (COSA) certified residential outdoor school in the foothills of the central Sierra. Amid 143 acres of forest, meadows, and creeks students learn about ecology, how to respect nature, and how to cooperate with others while having the learning adventure of a lifeti...
Fort Mason, Building 201
San Francisco, CA
7798 White Chief Mountain Road
Fish Camp, CA
4901 Breakwater Ave.
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
9300 Imperial Highway
Since 1960, the Los Angeles County Office of Education has offered the Outdoor Science School program. Currently we have a mountain site in the San Gabrial Mountains near the town of Wrightwood, and a coastal site with ocean access in the Malibu area. Our goal for the week is to give students a solid foundation in natural science and an appreciation for the natural world. Our program is field b...
39136 Harris Road
Oak Glen, CA
Join us at Luther Glen Farm School for a hands-on agricultural learning experience. Our program is customizable to meet the needs of students. Garden classes change with the season just as life on the farm does! In any season students are guaranteed time with our livestock which includes goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, a miniature horse and our livestock guardian dogs. The process of sustainable agr...
500 Discovery Pkwy
Redwood City, CA
The Marine Science Institute provides engaging and interactive hands-on adventures with San Francisco Bay Area marine life. Led by a team of expert marine science educators, these experiences impact students of all ages, inspiring respect and stewardship for the marine environment.
The Mono Lake Committee is a non-profit citizens' group dedicated to protecting and restoring the Mono Basin ecosystem, educating the public about Mono Lake and the impacts on the environment of excessive water use, and promoting cooperative solutions that protect Mono Lake and meet real water needs without transferring environmental problems to other areas.
Mission: Foster Environmental Literacy To Sustain Our Planet At NatureBridge, we believe environmental science education should be a part of every child’s life. We open children’s minds to the wonder and science of nature and ignite in them the courage to take action and to make the world a healthier place. National Parks—Yosemite, Golden Gate, Olympic, Santa Monica...
Kids puzzling the mysteries of nature; that’s our story and we make it happen over 4000 times a year. We transport students outside, successfully engage their enthusiasm to focus on wild things like bird songs, animal tracks, and bones. We load their brains with nature, relating field science to school standards. They return to their teacher more curious and better grounded to ask the intell...
The Ocean Institute, founded in 1977 as the Orange County Marine Institute, is a community-based 501 (c ) 3 organization that offers in-depth Marine Science, Maritime History and Outdoor Education programs. The facility includes state-of-the-art teaching labs, the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, two historic tallships, and an oceanographic research vessel. Immersion-based field trips rang...
Outward Bound is a non-profit adventure-based educational organization with programs that deliver character development and self-discovery in the wilderness, in cities, and in schools. Outward Bound California (OBCA) operates programs in San Francisco Bay Area, Sierra Nevada and Joshua Tree; the regional office is located in San Francisco.
Pali Institute is a large, fast-paced and growing outdoor education program located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. Pali is both AEE and WASC accredited. Our program works with school-aged students from California, Arizona and Nevada every week throughout the school year. We teach students in an outdoor setting about the wonders of science, environmental ethics, teambuild...
35510 Pathfinder Rd
Mountain Center, CA
At Pathfinder Ranch, the Science & Outdoor Education School provides meaningful learning experiences that are safe and fun for all participants to build their conservation awareness, knowledge base, and confidence in order to become more ecologically conscious global citizens. The Science & Outdoor Education School began in the 1970′s and has since developed into a premier school o...
The Point Bonita Y empowers people and communities to learn, grow and become healthy. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves our communities’ health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Our Outdoor Education program is holistic and multi-disciplinary,...
Ramblin' Adventure Club is more than an after school day care or child care facility. We are an after school hiking club for kids, grades K-5th. Kids spend quality time in the wild areas of Santa Cruz County where they learn, play, build relationships and discover the outdoors for themselves. We are a fully insured after school program, and provide camps year round.
Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School - 2450 Pennington Creek Road
San Luis Obispo, CA
Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School provides hands-on learning opportunities for students to study science and ecology in a natural setting. It is outdoor education at its very best and we have been providing it for 44 years. Every year, thousands of students experience nature firsthand and leave with a new sense of wonder about the natural world.
6401 LINDA VISTA ROAD - SUITE 410
SAN DIEGO, CA
We provide several outdoor education opportunities for students of all ages. Outdoor School serves students from 5th to 8th grade. Marine Science Floating Lab serves students from K - 14. Splace Lab serves students from 4th to 7th grade. Green Machine serves students from K - 4th grade. We also offer retreats through our site rental program.
We are a non-profit outdoor science school dedicated to bringing underserved elementary school students to a natural environment in order to develop a love of nature and an understanding of the connection between science and nature.
San Mateo Outdoor Education is a residential environmental education program located on 1000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains of the San Francisco Bay Area of California, 12 miles from the coast. School groups of 180-200 fifth and sixth grade students spend five days and four nights studying the redwood forest, oak woodlands, pond, and organic garden through guided exploration and hands-on learn...
Sienna Ranch provides exceptional outdoor experiences, farm education and immersive nature programming to youth ages 4-15 to achieve our goal of increasing nature connection in our community. Our program offerings include woodshop, natural building, archery, horseback riding, gardening, science, pottery, survival skills, homesteading skills, naturalist skills and much more. Sienna Ranch is si...
Located in the forested Sierra Nevada foothills, Camp Woolman and the Woolman Outdoor School are continuing a 50-year tradition of education that actively engages students in working towards a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.
Since 1993, the Sierra Nevada Alliance has been protecting and restoring Sierra lands, water, wildlife, and communities. Our mission is to protect and restore the natural resources of the Sierra Nevada for future generations while promoting sustainable communities. We provide resources and networking opportunities to regional conservation groups, implement the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership ...
190 E liberty Street
Sierra Nevada Journeys mission is to deliver innovative outdoor, science-based education programs for youth to develop critical thinking skills and to inspire natural resource stewardship. We believe: outdoor science education builds critical thinking skills imperatives for student's long-term success; understanding natural systems builds the awareness required for future environmental stewards, ...
15700 Old Oak Ranch Road
Location: Sierra Outdoor School is located in the Stanislaus National Forest at an elevation of 4100 feet in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The nearest towns are Sonora, Columbia, and Twain Harte. Program: We are an outdoor education program located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California. We serve mostly elementary, and sometimes junior high and high school students from Central California. ...
Outdoor Environmental and Science Educators for 5th and 6th grade students.
SYMG is a leader in the active travel and mountain guiding world, providing carefully planned and executed trips in the most spectacular wilderness areas of California. SYMG was started in 1991 by three friends offering hiking trips into California's mountains in hopes of more closely meshing lifestyle with work. Now, over 25 years later, we've shown thousands of people the beauty of Yosemite and ...
Tribal Wisdom Academy is an epic summer camp and after-school adventure located on a 30-acre horse ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains, near Los Gatos California. And the Academy also has a large residential Outdoor School and summer camp near Shanghai, the first in China! We employ up to a dozen U.S. staff between these two locations. Founders Ben and Claire Walker believe that authentic childhood ...
The UC California Naturalist Program is designed to introduce Californians to the wonders of our unique ecology and engage the public in study and stewardship of California’s natural communities. The California Naturalist program uses a science curriculum, hands-on learning, problem-solving, citizen science, and community service to instill a deep appreciation for the natural communities of ...
15555 Sanborn Road
Walden West Outdoor School is operated by the Santa Clara County Office of Education. We provide environmental science education for 5th/ 6th graders in a residential camp setting. Visiting schools come for a 4-5 day program where the students explore an outdoor classroom with experienced naturalists and stay in cabins overnight. We focus on teaching state science standards through hands-on learn...
Walker Creek Ranch - 1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road
Walker Creek Ranch is home to the Marin County Outdoor School and Conference Center. Owned and operated by the Marin County Office of Education we are located fifteen miles west of Petaluma. Our 1700 acre site includes forest, chaparral, grassland, and riparian ecosystems. These natural areas serve as an ideal setting for our resident...
The Web of Life Field (WOLF) School is a residential environmental education organization dedicated to providing outdoor educational experiences for students and teachers. Since 1989, the WOLF School has worked with dedicated teachers and staff to enrich the lives of children through a unique variety of environmental education programs that inspire and engage participants at our Northern Califo...
Westminster Woods Camp and Conference Center is located on 200 acres of redwood forest in the coastal hills of Western Sonoma County, California. During the school year, we provide multiday environmental and science education in addition to challenge course programing for students primarily in grades five through eight. Our environmental programing focuses on coastal redwood ecosystems, stream...
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 edu...
560 Silver Strand Blvd.
Imperial Beach, CA
Forty Five Acres right on the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, CA. YMCA Camp Surf is one of a kind. Enjoy summer camp at the beach year round. All inclusive programming including: Summer Overnight Camp Fall, Spring & Summer Day Camp Group Retreats Outdoor Education Leadership Development YMCA Mission: YMCA Overnight Camps are dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helpi...