Youth Focused Programs


Our Goals

Inspire and encourage youth to deepen their connection to, understanding of and respect for the natural world.


Empower and motivate youth to be positive stewards of the environment.


Engage youth and spark an interest in the outdoors, their place in nature, and STEM connections.



Nature in My World

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School-based outdoor learning experiences for K-12th graders

Nature in the Park

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Hour-long nature programs for 3-7 year olds

Nature Explorers

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Outdoor exploration-based camps for 8-17 year olds

NOS is proud to be a Leave No Trace Accredited Youth Program!


Our Leave No Trace Mission Statement:
Nevada Outdoor School (NOS) is the premier provider of outdoor ethics education in rural Nevada.  We work hard every day through all our programs to inspire people to get outside, learn about, and build connections to the natural world in safe and responsible ways. It is important to us that our outdoor spaces stay healthy and preserved so that they can continue to be enjoyed in the future. It is for this reason that Nevada Outdoor School strives to connect our participants to Nature and ultimately instill a responsible outdoor ethic through Leave No Trace. We whole-heartedly promote Leave No Trace principles on all our youth, training and community programs.  After attending a NOS program, our goal is for participants to leave with a love of and appreciation for the outdoors and a desire to be active stewards of the land. We want everyone to leave our programs with the motivation, knowledge, and skills to both individually practice responsible recreation and Leave No Trace principles and to share that knowledge with others.  



Education Resources for Youth:

NOS Classroom Lessons
Quick Leave No Trace Activities
Quick TREAD Lightly! Activities

For more information about our youth programs, or to discuss what Nevada Outdoor School can do for you, contact



Nevada Outdoor School inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community.

Youth Focused Programs

Training Focused Programs

Community Focused Programs


Winnemucca Office:
655 Anderson Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-5656

Elko Office:
2363 N. 5th Street, Unit 102
Elko, NV 89801
(775)  777-0814