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Why Outdoor School?
Outdoor School for All
Since 1966, Outdoor School has been a vital component of Oregon's public education system. Each year, thousands of families count on the program to introduce their children to nature, ecology, the environment, natural resources, and animal . . . .

Friends of Outdoor School is an integral part of Outdoor School for All, a project to secure permanent public funding for a full week of Outdoor School for every Oregon fifth or sixth grader. Learn more and find out how you can help here.

"I saw ODS as my own ticket to personal growth and spiritual wealth, but when I got back I realized that I had gained much more. At the end of the week, I decided to seriously look in to teaching as an option for a college focus. I learned so much about myself after I went to ODS."​
Kilo, ODS Student Leader

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