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Marin County Outdoor School


The Marin County Outdoor School at Walker Creek Ranch is dedicated to helping elementary school teachers satisfy their educational goals through quality instruction within a special learning environment that inspires and motivates students to achieve an appreciation of the natural world. Using principals of thematic instruction, the Outdoor School enhances a student’s critical thinking, processing, and socialization skills.

Four-Day and Five-Day residential programs for 5th and 6th grade students are aligned with the California State Science Content Standards, and the program is certified through the California Department of Education by the California Outdoor School Association, Residential Outdoor Science School (ROSS) Certification program.

The Marin County Office of Education has offered this program to schools and students from Marin County, the greater San Francisco Bay Area and beyond since 1963.

For further information or to schedule your school, please call 415.491.6602.

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