On July 6th 2017, the Oregon Legislature, after many tough debates, confirmed Outdoor School’s importance by approving $24 million for this biennium. 


1,287,095 YES VOTES

1,917,830 votes were tallied with 67% for Measure 99 and Outdoor School for All

50,000 Students Attending Outdoor School

Everyone should go to Outdoor School. We spend all our time on our phones or our iPads at home, and at school. Don’t adults know we need a break from technology! Anyway, if you expect us to fix the environment when we are the adults, don’t you think we should spend some time in nature?
— Evelyn Jerde, 7th grade Cedar Park Middle School, Beaverton Oregon