Outdoor Education

Group & Registration Info

Alicen Bessire

Meet Our Education Director

As Outdoor Education Director, Alicen creates our curriculum and lessons and meets personally with each group to customize their activity plans. She has 5 years experience as a classroom teacher in both public and private school settings and is familiar with TEKS, NGSS, and Project Aero. She is also very passionate about cross-curriculum integration, nurturing kids’ creativity, and supporting English language learners as they learn new ways of expressing themselves.

Participants

  • Minimum of 20 participants to register
  • Maximum of 50 participants for PreK-Kinder groups
  • Maximum of 100 for 1st-12th grade groups

Age Groups

Please schedule student participants within similar age groups in order to accomodate for their unique ability and content levels. Exceptions can be made for Family Style groups, but our typical rule of thumb is as follows:

  • PreK 3&4
  • Kinder to 2nd
  • 3rd to 5th
  • 6th to 8th
  • 9th to 12th

Teachers & Chaperones

  • 1 Teacher/Chaperone comes free for every 10 students
  • 1 school nurse per group OR ask us to arrange for a certified RN to be available/on-call if needed

Scheduling & Registration

  1. Fill out and submit the online inquiry form provided in the link below. You should hear back from us within 1-2 business days. If not, please contact us directly using the information provided below.
  2. Set up a planning meeting with Alicen Bessire to discuss availability/dates as well as develop an Activity Plan to choose the focus and activities for your trip.
  3. Complete and submit our registration packet (Group Contract form & Liability Waiver)
  4. All accounts and payments are to be processed with our office manager Vicki Davis.

Interested in Bringing Out a Group?

Please use the form below.