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Outdoor School


Simpervernes Website


3100 Bean Creek Road

Scotts Valley, California 95066

Phone Number: (831) 252-6685

Program Director: Danny ‘Dingo’ Beutler


Phone: 831-252-7868

February 7-11, 2022: WMS Outdoor School Arrival Update: Students are currently scheduled to take their yearly Outdoor School Trip, February 7-11, 2022.  Please click on the links to the right to learn more information about the trip.

Daytime Activities

  • Explore the tidepool, marsh, and rocky shore along our coast
  • Learn about the old growth redwoods while hiking on site and in two County Parks
  • Explore and work with the plants, chickens and ducks in the organic garden
  • Work together to complete fun and exciting team challenges
  • Sing songs about decomposition, adaptations, and the food chain

Night Time Activities 

  • The Town Hall Meeting, in which you will debate and vote on a development issue
  • The Barnyard Boogie, where you will learn dances with our live band!
  • The Night Hike, in which you will go for a hike at night and learn about astronomy
  • Skit Night, where you will perform skits on the campfire stage!
  • Each evening ends with a campfire where naturalists sing songs and tell stories

For information regarding our partnership, please refer to the monthly newsletters.