Welcome To San Gorgonio Outdoor Science School -
We teach concepts of Forest Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Geology and Astronomy!
San Gorgonio Outdoor Science School, is a non-profit organization working under the umbrella of Charitable Ventures of Orange County. The founding members of San Gorgonio Outdoor Science School are experienced educators and retired classified employees of Orange County Department of Education Outdoor Science School and Anaheim City School District. The decision to become a non-profit was based on the need to provide this life enriching experience for all students. Our founding members have ninety plus years of combined experience working for outdoor science school programs, allowing us to provide the highest quality program within a safe learning environment.
Donations are vital to our mission.
We are priced to make this life-changing program available to all students.
Please help us by donating ( CLICK TO DONATE ) any amount. We need your support to keep our program alive.
The San Gorgonio Staff come from all different backgrounds and bring a wonderful array of life experiences. Their formal educations range from high school graduates to Master Degrees. They do have several things in common. They are passionate about inspiring students to learn, love and respect the earth, as well as each other. They are all excellent role models. The core staff has trained them well and they are instilled with the knowledge and confidence to give every student and teacher a very rewarding week. They are the epitome of a highly disciplined, respected team. They all know what a difference they are making and they enjoy being with kindred spirits. Visiting teacher and students consistently give them excellent reveiws week after week.
The site for our program is Camp Arbolado, owned by the Whittier YMCA. It is at an elevation of approximately 6,500 feet, in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains.