Thanks to all for year-end support for kids! We'll continue sharing fun and learning in the snow through February. Your support provides program fee reductions for children in need to do outdoor STEM activities in overnight and day school trips and school break day camps.

We love and appreciate our supporters and invite current and new donors to enjoy a snowshoe day with us at Galena Creek February 15. Space is limited.

Register here soon.

Some SnowSchool dates for classes still open!

Let us introduce your students to snow science, winter safety, & snowshoeing. Spooner Lake trips 1/27-2/1, Galena Creek trips 2/17, 27, 28.

Email Education Director Emily or call 775- 324-0936.

Tahoe Overnight Science Camps for Winter and Spring FULL except May 1-2.

Teachers, LAST CHANCE to grab our last open Tahoe spring science camp for your classes! Registration form here. (Registration page says May 1-4, but May 3-4 is booked.)

Email Education Director Emily or call 775-324-0936.

Parents, Save the Dates.

Kids had a blast at winter day camp and can't wait to come back for spring break.

The River School Farm in Reno is the perfect venue with trails and access to the river and the park.

Email Day Camp Director Karrie or call 775-324-0936.

Dr. Church, the Father of Snow Science, developed the Mt. Rose snow sampler to measure the water content of snow over 100 years ago, advancing the study and prediction of water supply. Read his fascinating story here.

Steve Hale involves our students with the actual implement and sampling calculations.

Teacher Quote About her Low-Income Students:

"The majority of our students have never been away from home for more than a day, and numerous ones have never been to Lake Tahoe, or even out of the Reno area. Your program allowed them to realize that they can attend and participate in an overnight school field trip and be successful. They learned how to take care of themselves without their parents being immediately available for help. Our students became more comfortable and confident with themselves and their new-found abilities such as self-respect, more respect for their peers, self-confidence, and being able to support and complete experiments and activities with a variety of people including their naturalists. Their new-found cohesiveness carries back to the classroom! "

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Amazon Smile all year to support GBOS at no additional cost to you and that you can donate used outdoor clothing and gear to be sold for us at Gear Hut in Reno. See our website for giving link and more ways to help and tell your friends!

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Great Basin Outdoor School, 1000 Bible Way #53, Reno, NV 89502.
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Emily Baldwin, Education Director
Karrie Wilhite, Day Camp Director
Derik Knak, Development Coordinator
Sue Jacox, Board President

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