School Programs

School Programs

Classroom visits and field trips are available for preschool to high school students. All school programs use fun, educational, hands-on activities which encourage investigation and discovery with the natural world and are customized for all grade levels.  If you are interested in a program for your school please Contact Us.

Classroom Programs

Can’t get your students out to a field trip site? Bring the field trip to your classroom! Our educators will come to you with a host of activities and lessons that can be done inside your classroom and on school grounds. Lesson topic may include watershed geography & ecology, pond life, bird adaptations, salmon biology and anatomy, insects and more.

Field Trips

The best way to learn about nature is in nature. We have several field trip sites we use and are happy to meet you at a location of your choosing. During OEA field trips students engage in a variety of activities that get them thinking critcally and making connections. Field trips topics may include ecology, bird habitats & adaptations, pond and forest ecosystems.

  • Salmon Watch – Yamhill Region: Salmon Watch is an experiential, environmental education curriculum for middle and high school students, centered around salmon ecology. The program provides classroom curriculum, a field trip to a local stream, and service learning projects. Learn more here>