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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

Grade 6 Residential Open House at the LE Smith Center is on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 from 5:30pm - 8pm.


Click on the Flyer for more details! 


Open House Flyer in Amharic, Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.


Fall Workshop Schedule for teachers and staff



Take a look at this amazing Citizen Science guide!


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

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 03
Grade 6 Residential Open House

Tuesday, September 08
Predator Prey Workshop
Re-Cert for Confidence Course
Stream and Pond Study Workshop

Saturday, September 12
EE-06 Confidence Course Instructor's CPD Course

Tuesday, September 15
Grade 6 Intro to OEEP for new 6th grade teachers

Tuesday, September 22
Treasure Earth Workshop
SSL Workshop
Exploring the Watershed Workshop

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