The Lasting Benefits of Outdoor School

You’ll hear it time and again if you ask anyone who grew up in Oregon and went to Outdoor School. 

“I wouldn’t be the person I am today without Outdoor School.”

“It made me get into science”

“It changed me completely; my career, my life…”

It’s amazing the memories and significant impact that spending just one full week outdoors learning about the natural world, building leadership skills and forming bonds with other students through a shared experience can have on kids as they grow up. Check out some of these personal stories of how Outdoor School can change a life:

What’s clear is that Outdoor School offers positive life-building skills and lessons found nowhere else in today’s educational system. Yet, less than half of all Oregon students have the chance to participate. Let’s change that. Find out how you can help #SaveOutdoorSchool:

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