Community Programs

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Inside the Outdoor/OCDE Community Programs

MLK Day of Service 2020

When Saturday, January 18, 2020
Time:  8:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  Muth Center Interpretive Center, Newport Beach, CA
Registration:https://www.allforgood.org/projects/nQPZw6JN

Teacher Trainings

INSPIRED BY NATURE: Enhancing STEM with Biomimicry Design Challenges

When: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Library of the Canyons, Silverado, CA
Registration and Additional Information:  https://bioneers.org/biomimicryteachertraining/

CA NGSS Statewide Roll Out - Environmental Literacy

When: Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019
Times: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: OCDE Conference Center
Registration: https://web.cvent.com/event/46dc5200-97b9-4b08-9e51-e4d5032fdfa6/summary

Other dates and locations are provided by other county offices of education.

Innovation Workshop 

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Times: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: UCI
Registration and Additional Information: https://forms.gle/hwroCaoXovP86bHg7

Other Community Partner Events

Adventure Day at Caspers Park

When: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Times: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Caspers Wilderness Park, San Juan Capistrano
Cost:  Free
More Information: Coming soon!

Earth Day at Upper Newport Bay

When: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Times: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Dr., Newport Beach
Cost:  Free
More Information: Coming soon!

Nature Scene Investigators - NSI

Nature Scene Investigators (NSI), a clue-based outdoor program with self-guided activities that guide your family though local Orange County Parks.  This project was created by local High School students as part of a school Service Learning Project.  NSI booklets are available at Inside the Outdoors events and local Orange County Parks and Libraries.  Some of the operations are also available to download.

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