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Kingcombe Centre, The - Holidays and Courses in an enchanted corner of West Dorset, UK surrounded by over 500 acres of nature reserve.

Schoolship: A Floating Classroom on the Great Lakes - Inland Seas Education Association, a non-profit organization, provides a floating classroom, the Schoolship Inland Seas, where people of all ages can gain first-hand training and experience in the Great Lakes ecosystem.

Schooner Ernestina - Offers expeditions into the coastal marine environment of New England and the Canadian Maritimes. Program offerings range from dockside visits for any age, daysails for sixth grade and up, and 5-day passages at sea from coastal communities of Massachusetts.

Outward Bound Costa Rica - Serving the Costa Rican and international community by providing challenging learning experiences (kayaking, hiking, surfing, rafting, tree climbing, waterfall rappelling) that encourage personal and cultural growth of young people.

White Memorial Conservation Center - Environmental Education Center and Nature Museum located in the heart of the 4000 acre White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Clay Hill Memorial Forest - Outdoor classroom and environmental education facility, featuring a managed forest and nature preserve.

Hidden Villa - A 1600-acre farm and wilderness preserve in Los Altos Hills, California, provides a unique combination of programs teaching environmental and multicultural awareness.

Nature Discovery Center, Bellaire, Texas - Hands-on center dedicated to teaching families about science and nature. Offers school programs, classes for children, discovery rooms, adult lectures, bird walks and more.

Illinois Raptor Center - 15 acre wildlife and habitat education facility provides live raptor presentations to schools and other organizations.

Environmental Science Summer Programs for Students/Teachers - Environmental science summer programs for high school students and middle/high school teachers at the School of Public an environemntal Affairs, Indiana University.

Eden Project, The - A project based in Cornwall, England where two giant conservatories are being constructed to grow plants from different biomes in a sixty meter crater.

Rock Creek Environmental Studies Center - On the PCC Campus, contains 100 acres of diverse habitats and is visited by the public, schools and the colleges environmental programs.

Creek Connections - A partnership between Allegheny College and regional K-12 schools to turn the French Creek Watershed into outdoor environmental laboratories.

Colorado Outward Bound School - A non-profit organization that offers adventure based, experiential education programs for anyone ages 14 and up.

Ashland Nature Center - Operated by the Delaware Nature Society, this center has year-round environmental education programs for individuals, schools,teachers and groups.

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater - Founded in 1969, this non-profit environmental organization has been working to protect and preserve the Hudson River and its tributaries through advocacy and providing unique outdoor education programs.

Puget Sound Environmental Learning Center - Serving the greater Seattle area, the PSELC teaches environmental and community stewardship by linking ecology, technology and the arts. Located on a magical 255-acre site on Bainbridge Island.

North Carolina Maritime Museum - Beaufort, North Carolina. The educational mission of the museum is to interpret all aspects of the state's diverse coastal natural history and rich maritime heritage and to address environmental issues and solutions through exhibits, in-house and outreach programs, field trips, and publications.

Topanga Canyon Docents - naturalist training and environmental education - Naturalist training and environmental education in the Santa Monica Mountains. Public and schoolchildren's walks, nature center, photo outings.

Urban Ecology Center - A community based organization that provides opportunities for environmental education and local stewardship.

Wetlands Classroom - An interpretive educational center developed on ten acres of prime wetlands on Thunder Bay, Lake Huron.

Blue Heron Learning Center - A ten acre learning center showcasing South Carolina Lowcountry's flora and fauna. It includes trails, educational kiosks, an outdoor classroom, and a 4,000 square foot Nature Center.

Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center - A public/private partnership created to encourage stewardship and education of Florida resources

Quest Scholars Program - A summer residence program for exceptionally gifted, low-income, underserved, predominantly minority high school juniors and seniors who are concerned with the environment and medicine. Offered at Stanford and Harvard Universities.

Edge of Kauai Investigations - Five-day environmental seminars in Hawaii for naturalists and science teachers. Includes lectures, interactive field trips and lesson-plan workshops. Graduate credit available.

Catalina Environmental Leadership Program - Outdoor environmental education school program operated by Catalina Island Camps and Jean Michel Cousteau's Ocean Future Society.

Nature Operations Division official website for Gainesville's Nature Parks - NOD manages the city's 9 nature parks and reserve lands. Habitat section handles land management while our programs sections provides environmental education oportunities for school groups and the local community. Parks feature many local ecosystems with trails, educational materials, and staff to answer questions.

Swift Nature Camp - At Swift, Forest Rangers teach about eagles and bears, while campers do hands on science projects and care for animals. Self accomplishment is promoted in a noncompetitive way during activities like swimming, scuba, horses, canoeing, and sailing.

Fox Chase Farm - A working educational farm in Philadelphia, PA

Turtle Point Environmental Science Center - Outdoor environmental education programs in Flomaton, AL. Includes curriculum description and other information.

Great lakes Park Training Institute - An institute/conference for park and recreation employees held each year in Pokagon State Park, Angola Indiana.

McLeod Creek Farm - Online tour of a farm for kids that provides education day tours.

Gaveston Hall - Residential School Journey and Environmental Study Centre, Sussex, UK - Gaveston Hall - Residential School Journey and Environmental Study Centre, Sussex. See a plan of the grounds, pictures of school children at work and play and all the information you need to book a stay at Gaveston Hall

Friends of Guadalupe River/Honey Creek, Inc. - Parks offer opportunities for interpretation, education and outreach to our youth. Program topics and trail guides vary to take advantage of the changing seasons.

Reef Discovery - Provides a Reef Discovery Presentation which is about the Great Barrier Reef. The show combines entertainment with education.

Cape Lookout Environmental Education Center - Located on Cape Lookout National Seashore, CLEEC provides educational programs focused on barrier island ecology and geology, and marine and estuarine ecosystems for individuals, schools, teachers and groups.

Shielding Tree Nature Center in Leelanau County, Michigan - Nature center that offers the community the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with nature. Has programs and activities for families, individuals, schools, clubs, and organizations.

The New Zealand School of Outdoor Studies - Trains students in a safe and conducive learning environment whilst developing individuals skills and knowledge for a career in outdoor recreation.

Signature Research - Consultant offers services to camps and outdoor programs in planning, design, construction, safety inspection, and other aspects of Challenge Courses. Describes experience with ropes course, climbing walls and towers, as well as program facilitation and management.

TCODS - Tillamook County Outdoor School - TCODS is a nonprofit organization providing outdoor education for all sixth graders of Tillamook County, Oregon. High school students serve as camp counselors. Classroom teachers participate with their students.

Outdoor School - A environmental education program for sixth-grade students from Multnomah county school district in Oregon. While students learn about natural science and conservation, they apply acquired knowledge and skills in mathematics, social studies, language, health, art, and music.

Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center - Educational farm located in Bolton Landing, NY. This park has 72 acres overlooking Lake George. The facility features wildlife exhibits, hiking trails, and nature programs.

Art, Adventure and environmental learning programs - Programs for youth and adults featuring eco kayak tours, guided wilderness hikes, and arts workshops for kids. Bonfire programs and an active partner in the maryland dnr nature tourism program. Site features schedule and pictures of western Maryland outdoor areas.

Shekinah Retreat Centre - Shekinah is a camp and retreat centre located near Saskatoon, Sk. Provides outdoor school programs, summer camps. Operated by Mennonite Church Saskatchewan.

Spring Creek Ranch - Mountain retreat. Programs integrate art with land stewardship and wilderness studies.

The Outdoor Education Program, University of New Hampshire, USA - Undergraduate, MS, and Ph.D programs. Includes program descriptions, links to research, application information, facilities, student tools, job listings, and contact information.

Outdoor Education Resarch & Evaluation Center, University of New Hampshire, USA - Information, tools, resources and services relating to Outdoor Education research and evaluation. Includes on-line publications and 'how to' articles.

Schoolyard Habitats - National Wildlife Federation - Offers an array of resources and programs for formal and informal K-12 educators in a traditional classroom situation, nature center or other youth service facility. Provides educator workshop information, educator resources, and creating habitat sites information.

Wyoming School of Ranching, Inc. - Wyoming School of Ranching provides a greater understanding of ranching life and agriculture.

Iowa Search and Rescue - Teaches children how to stay "found" though demonstrations and what to do if they become lost. Also includes water safety information.

MESD Outdoor School - An online resource for MESD Outdoor School Student leaders.

Darebin Creek Parklands Education - Park environmenal education program on the Darebin parklands, Australia. Covers theoretical and practical aspects of the Darebin Parklands and environment in general.

Edmonds Discovery Programs - Serving environmental education needs for Puget Sound schools and public. Ranger-Naturalists classroom programs, beach walks, Discover the Forest, and Sound Salmon programs.

Sea-mester Programs - Study abroad academic semester programs at sea for school graduates and college students. Oceanography, Marine Biology, Nautical Science and Leadership skills developed while piloting sailing yachts through the Caribbean.

Outdoor Education Provider - Specialist outdoor education including rock climbing, abseiling, caving, and canoeing based in the Peak District National Park England

Mono Cliffs Outdoor Education and Conference Centre - A forest is just one of a wide variety of classrooms at MCOECC. Mono Cliffs Provincial Park is both a classroom 'annex' and back yard for this amazing school.