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Welcome to Outdoor Environmental Education Programs

We, the staff at Outdoor Environmental Education Programs, are committed to:

  • providing outdoor learning experiences through the MCPS curriculum that increase students ’ content and process knowledge
  • nurturing awareness, appreciation, and stewardship for the natural environment
  • building the capacity of MCPS educators to teach environmental education using the outdoors as a classroom 

Announcements & News

Join us for the 6th Grade Residential program Open House on August 28th.

Sign up on PDO for our fall workshops.

Take a look at this amazing Citizen Science guide!

Gaithersburg HS ESOL students receive grant to help restore Muddy Branch 

Maryland State Department of Education's Environmental Education Program and Environmental Literacy Curriculum are on the web.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 21
Residential Organizer's Meeting

Thursday, August 28
Residential Open House

Tuesday, September 02
Predator Prey Workshop
Confidence Course Recertification Workshop
Stream-Pond Study Workshop

Thursday, September 04
Intro to OEEP for teachers - Site Orientation

Saturday, September 06
Confidence Course Training

Tuesday, September 09
Confidence Course Training

Thursday, September 11
Confidence Course Training

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