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Here's a great article about our day programs, written by UNR grad student Kaitlyn Stone, which was recently published in the Galena ArrowCreek Times. Click here to read!


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Book your class now for our Fall Science Camp Session with Great Basin Outdoor School at Lake Tahoe! We have our 4-day, 3-night schedules available starting in September 2014. We also have special 2-day, 1-night SAMPLER FIELD TRIPS for select weeks. Hurry, because our availabilities are limited and they're filling up fast! 

"I was especially happy that we came up in the fall. It was a wonderful way to start off the year. The students are in a different mind-set about school, are able to focus on their work, and were able to get to know their classmates in a way that they couldn't before... I see them working well together in groups and showing good leadership and responsibility. We have become a team! I feel very strongly that this program is most beneficial in the fall as the team-building aspect of the program is most noticeable. We are anxious to come again next year!"

            --Teacher, GBOS Fall 2013 

It's STILL NOT TOO LATE to sign up!

  Project WET Outdoor Workshop

      for Teacher and Educators

  Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at Lake Tahoe and Spooner Lake

Tahoe Project WET Workshop is coming up for educators and their own school age children on the shore of Lake Tahoe! Learn fun new ways to tie nature to all subjects in your classroom and earn credit. The cost is just $25.00 for adults - kids are half price. Download the registration form here, or email Leilani at or Nancy at for more information.



We've got an updated video that shows what science camp with Great Basin Outdoor School is all about. Take a look!
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"The most important thing I learned is that I am part of Mother Earth." - Student, Fall 2010 

We will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we have been taught.