© 2019 by Great Basin Outdoor School

1000 bIBLE wAY #53, Reno, NV 89502  |-775-324-0936

at Great Basin Outdoor School  children learn during four-day field studies building academic and social skills and developing their understanding of the natural world. Fifth and sixth grade classes, high school and college students, and teachers study local ecology with standards-based lessons at Camp Galilee, Lake Tahoe during spring, fall, and winter programs. Service-learning projects and place-based education help develop a commitment to sustainability and a connection to the earth. Great Basin Outdoor School operates exclusively in Nevada and has served thousands of local children as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit since 1998. 

Our Mission

To ignite children's passion for learning and foster cooperation, respect, and responsibility through hands-on discovery in the outdoor classroom.

Our Vision

Experiential education in the natural world will nurture children and young adults. It will empower them to make positive choices in their own lives, productive contributions to their communities, and sustainable decisions for the Earth.

Our Program

Children learn during four-day field studies building academic and social skills and developing their understanding of the natural world. Fifth and sixth grade classes, high school and college students, and teachers study local ecology with standards-based lessons at Camp Galilee, Lake Tahoe during spring, fall, and winter programs. Service-learning projects and place-based education help develop a commitment to sustainability and a connection to the earth.