At Education Outside, we're committed to advancing science in public schools, outdoors. We transform school gardens into lush, living laboratories where learning comes naturally. Our innovative program brings science and nature directly into the hands of more than 14,000 schoolchildren each year.
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Though the weather is getting chillier, the garden and outdoor classroom are still filled with the warmth of giggles, exploration, and learning.

4th & 5th Graders were the first to cook this year in the Lafayette school garden. Students from Mrs.

Hello there! It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the outdoor classroom.

What Our Students Are Learning This Summer

School is out for summer, but our students continue to engage in the natural world around them.

Oct 24
Sheridan Elementary - Volunteer Work Party
Sheridan Elementary School, 431 Capitol Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112
Oct 24, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Please look for the school garden entrance when you arrive.
Nov 7
Volunteer Work Day at Sutro Elementary School
Sutro Elementary School, 235 12th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
Nov 7, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 10
Nov 14
Volunteer Every 2nd Saturday at AFY Elementary
Alice Fong Yu Elementary School, 1541 12th Avenue San Francisco, CA 9412
Nov 14, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This is a monthly event hosted at AFY. RSVP required.

Upcoming Events

Learn about upcoming garden work days, community trainings, notable lectures, and even a happy hour or two.

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