Outdoor Science Schools
TM Camping offers three Outdoor Science School experiences to meet your school's needs.
There are two main differences between our programs.
Who provides cabin leaders
The Camp Location
Thousand Pines Outdoor Science School caters to public and private schools. It is hosted at Thousand Pines Camp in Crestline, CA, and provides trained staff to stay with your students throughout the week.
American Outdoor Schools and Genesis Account cater to public and private schools, respectively, and have partnered with several camps around California and Arizona to meet your school at the best location for you. You are responsible for bringing chaperones to stay in the cabins with your students.
Thousand Pines Outdoor Science School
Thousand Pines Outdoor Science School is located in the mountain community of Crestline, in the San Bernardino Mountains. Thousand Pines offers your students an outdoor classroom where we promote an understanding of the natural world through hands-on experiences with nature. Students will explore and experience the natural world at Thousand Pines on numerous hikes throughout the week to practice observing, collaborating, and drawing conclusions within the subjects of: Botany, Ecology, Geology, Astronomy, Ornithology, Entomology, and Sustainability.
Genesis Account Outdoor Science School
Founded in 1977, Genesis Account provides quality outdoor education programs for Christian Schools. Using God’s creation as the classroom, GA is committed to growing students and adults towards a deeper relationship with God by helping them understand His creation and how it reflects the nature and attributes of a personal God (Romans 1:20). Our program is designed to offer hands-on learning opportunities, and increase students' awareness of God's love through a better understanding of His Creation. It also encourages students to deepen relationships with their peers and classroom teachers.
American Outdoor Science Schools
American Outdoor Schools offers four to five-day programs at various camps around California and Arizona. All of the program's classes and activities are led by our trained outdoor education staff. Natural science and environmental education topics are taught from a stewardship perspective. Subjects covered include: Botany, Ecology, Geology, Astronomy, Ornithology, Entomology, Sustainability, and outdoor recreation skills. Our program offers your students an outdoor classroom where we promote an understanding of the natural world through hands-on experiences.