Inside the Outdoors is a unique and hands-on environmental education program serving over 120,000 participants per school year. Our mission is to empower students, teachers, parents and the community to explore natural areas and expand their knowledge, understanding, and stewardship of the environment through our
programs. The curriculum created for Inside the Outdoors programs support current California academic standards and allows students to interact with these concepts in a real world setting.
Inside the Outdoors has been a leader in hands-on science and social science programs since 1974.
and we will provide you with an experience you will never forget!
Inside the Outdoors is part of the
California Environmental Literacy Initiative
, a public–private partnership that seeks to increase access to relevant and impactful environment-based learning for all of California's K–12 students.
Inside the Outdoors, administered by the Orange County Department of Education, is self-supporting program.
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