Why Outdoor School?
Oregon's economy and employment are based on its bountiful natural resources: timber, recreational opportunities, agricultural products, water, wildlife, and minerals. The extent to which Oregon's youngsters learn to understand and wisely use their natural resources today will largely determine their economic security in the future. Outdoor school teaches children about the natural sciences so they can use that information as adults to become knowledgeable citizens and voters. If a child can understand the natural process, then he or she can understand those factors that affect the natural process. Outdoor School teaches the natural process...
how nature works!