Friends of Outdoor School

Why Outdoor School?
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 . . . .
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"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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Outdoor School for All

Friends of Outdoor School is an integral partner of Outdoor School for All, a campaign 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.