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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

Sign up on PDO for our winter/spring workshops.

Join us for our Family Science Night on January 23rd with Reptile Wonders!  Click here for more details  Reptile Night 2015.  

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

Friday, March 06
EE 02 Overnight

Saturday, March 07
Treasure Earth Workshop
Predator Prey Training

Tuesday, March 10
Bluebirds in the Schooyard Workshop

Wednesday, March 18
Exploring Living Things Training - Kindergarten Teachers

Friday, March 20
Film Festival Entry Due Date
Family Science Night : Astronomy Night

Tuesday, March 24
Confidence Course Recertification

Thursday, March 26
Container Gardens Workshop

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