The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and Regional Parks Foundation are committed to giving educators the knowledge and skills to use parks and other outdoor environments as extended opportunities for student exploration and study.
Field Trip Programs
Learn about our Field Trip Programs for schools and youth groups, and apply for a trip for your class.
Kids Healthy Outdoors Challenge (KHOC)
Kids Healthy Outdoors Challenge
The Kids Healthy Outdoor Challenge (KHOC) introduces teachers and their students to the East Bay Regional Park District through outdoor and classroom-based activities that support third grade curriculum content standards. Third grade teachers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties are encouraged to apply.
Mobile Education Programs
Mobile Education Outreach
Bring nature to your place! The East Bay Regional Park District offers educational outreach programs that visit schools!
Ohlone Curriculum with Bay Miwok Content and Introduction to Delta Yokuts
East Bay Regional Park District is pleased to introduce a newly published third-grade curriculum by District Naturalist Beverly R. Ortiz about local tribal peoples past to present. The curriculum addresses multiple common core standards and aligns with third grade social science standards. Its Supplemental Resources includes a list of related fourth and fifth grade social science standards.
Parks Express: Low Cost Transportation to Our Parks
Low cost transportation is offered to school groups and non-profit groups that qualify through the Parks Express program.