For educators, families,
and your legacy

Teach kids outdoors at Tahoe and Reno this fall. Join our team and make a difference. Or you can help by referring candidates who are great with kids and love sharing nature and science.
Please post & share our "WANTED" poster and our position description.

Email cover letter, resume, and reference contacts to Emily, our Education Director and Kaylee, our Day Camp Director.

Questions? Call 775-324-0936
Teachers, make this school year the best with STEM-based learning in inspiring nature settings.

Reserve dates now for Tahoe science camps in October or day trips in September.
Quote from a principal this past spring:
"Thank you so much for being so flexible and working with us right up to the last minute so that our wonderful kiddos can have this outstanding experience. You all are the best!"
Winter ecology and snowshoeing and spring dates also available. See overnight Tahoe trips here and day trips here and register here.

Families, join us and Gear Hut for an easy hike for all ages.

Scenic Slide Mountain Trail Sat., August 13,
10 am-noon.

Sneak preview of next hikes:

September 3--partnering with the Nevada Department of Wildlife for an evening bat walk 7-9 pm. Learn about our Mexican Free-Tailed Bat.

October 15--fall colors at Thomas Creek 10 am-noon

Watch and share our Facebook page for updates and photos.
Adventure Day Camp
October 3-7 for ages 6-12 at the River School Farm in Reno near Mayberry Park 9:00-4:00

"Safety first, learning second, FUN ALWAYS!"
Kids make friends, do crafts, learn science, build social skills, and connect with nature.

Registration opening Friday, August 19 at 10 am on our website
August is "Make a Will Month".
What will your legacy be for children and the Earth?
Please consider caring for children and the Earth as part of your lasting legacy by including Great Basin Outdoor School in your plans.

can help you with a planned gift for long-term sustainability to our endowment fund from your will, trust, or IRA.
So many ways to help
Teach or volunteer with us. Refer an educator team member who is great with kids. Send a child. Support scholarships and fee reductions to include children in need. Sponsor T-shirts for kids with your logo on the backs. Donate outdoor gear or clothing to sell for us at Gear Hut. Shop with your Amazon Smile purchases supporting GBOS. Buy or sell our custom Tahoe Area Plants & Animals field guides. Help with our day camp wish list. Check our website for links and info.

Consider multiplying your impact with monthly giving, one of the options on our giving page.

(Please contact us directly if the link to our giving page takes you to "page not found", a frustrating issue that happens occasionally that we have not yet solved.)
Thanks for finding a way to help that works for you.

Help kids connect with nature, science, and one another.

or mail checks to:
Great Basin Outdoor School, 1000 Bible Way #53, Reno, NV 89502.
Please share these opportunities.
Forward to colleagues who care about kids and our Earth.
See more on our website and our Facebook page.

1000 Bible Way #53 - Reno, NV 89502

Kaylee Maples, Day Camp Director
Emily Baldwin, Education Director
Sue Jacox, Board President