Park District Visitor Centers are open, and naturalists are hosting a combination of in-person and virtual field trips. The Park District and the Regional Parks Foundation are committed to giving educators the knowledge and skills to utilize parks and other outdoor environments as extended opportunities for student exploration and study.
Parks to People: Bringing Our Parks into Homes, Classes, and Communities
Learn about the natural resources, wildlife, and history of the Regional Parks. Take virtual reality tours of selected parks. Watch cool videos of storytelling and singing by park naturalists. Start learning now!
In-Person & Live Virtual Field Trips
Naturalist-led field trips are now being offered in-person and in virtual formats. Click the links below to learn about programs offered by each Visitor Center.
View programs/events at ALL Visitor Centers
|Park / Visitor Center||City||Program Descriptions [PDF]|
|Ardenwood Historic Farm||Fremont||Ardenwood Descriptions|
|Big Break Regional Regional Shoreline||Oakley||Big Break Descriptions|
|Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve||Antioch||Black Diamond Descriptions|
|Coyote Hills Regional Park||Fremont||Coyote Hills Descriptions|
|Crab Cove Visitor Center||Alameda||Crab Cove Descriptions|
|Del Valle Regional Park||Livermore||Del Valle Descriptions|
|Mobile Education||N/A||Mobile Ed Descriptions|
|Sunol Regional Wilderness||Sunol||Sunol Descriptions|
|Tilden Nature Area||Berkeley||Tilden Nature Area Descriptions|
Parks to People: Virtually bringing our parks into homes, classes, & communities
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
Ohlone Curriculum: 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
Parks Express is low cost transportation offered to qualifying school groups and non-profit groups.
Coloring and Activity Book
Download the East Bay Regional Park District's coloring and activity book! Learn about the Parks and attractions while having fun coloring in the drawings.
Sesame Street, the National Parks Foundation and actor Zachary Levi invite youth and their families to get outdoors!