The Outdoor School

at Rancho Alegre

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions. Do you have more questions about The Outdoor School program? We’re here to assist however we can.

Popular Questions

The teachers will sleep in the cabin next to the health lodge. 

Students will sleep in our newly built dorms. The dorms are temperature controlled and have 2 community shower areas.

No, we don’t provide any linens. Students, chaperones and teachers must provide their own. We recommend a sheet for the mattress and a sleeping bag. 

We don’t provide a nurse. Teachers are responsible for distributing student meds and providing first aid care. Naturalists are CPR and First Aid trained and will provide first aid while out on trails. Our health lodge is kept fully stocked with general first aid equipment (band-aids, alcohol wipes, antibacterial ointment, gauze, etc.). 

Students are not permitted to bring cell phones during their stay here at ODS. Teachers and chaperones may have their phones and there is some service here on the property. 

No, there is no Wi-Fi here at the ranch.

The weather is temperate but can range during the time of year. The early fall and late spring can be warm during the day and mild during the night. During the winter months there is a possibility for rain. Always check the weather forecast before you arrive to make sure you pack properly. 

Do you have more questions about The Outdoor School program? We’re here to assist however we can.