The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and Regional Parks Foundation are committed to giving educators the knowledge and skills to use parks and other outdoor environments as extended opportunities for student exploration and study.
Each of our visitor centers offer a variety of Live Virtual Field Trips. Hosted by naturalists, they cover an assortment of environmental education topics relating to our parks. These programs are free to public school teachers and community organizations in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Click the links below for information about each visitor center and the live virtual field trip programs offered by each site.
|Park / Visitor Center||City||Virtual Program Descriptions [PDF]|
|Ardenwood Historic Farm||Fremont||Ardenwood Descriptions|
|Big Break Regional Regional Shoreline||Oakley||Big Break Descriptions|
|Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve||Antioch||Black Diamond Descriptions|
|Coyote Hills Regional Park||Fremont||Coyote Hills Descriptions|
|Crab Cove Visitor Center||Alameda||Crab Cove Descriptions|
|Del Valle Regional Park||Livermore||Del Valle Descriptions|
|Mobile Education||N/A||Mobile Ed Descriptions|
|Sunol Regional Wilderness||Sunol||Sunol Descriptions|
|Tilden Nature Area||Berkeley||Tilden Nature Area Descriptions|
Parks to People: Virtually bringing our parks into homes, classes, & communities
Kids Healthy Outdoors Challenge: The Kids Healthy Outdoor Challenge (KHOC) introduces teachers and their students to the East Bay Regional Park District through outdoor and classroom-based activities that support third grade curriculum content standards. Third grade teachers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties are encouraged to apply.
Mobile Education Outreach: Bring nature to your place! The East Bay Regional Park District offers educational outreach programs that visit schools!
Ohlone Curriculum: East Bay Regional Park District is pleased to introduce a newly published third-grade curriculum by District Naturalist Beverly R. Ortiz about local tribal peoples past to present. The curriculum addresses multiple common core standards and aligns with third grade social science standards. Its Supplemental Resources includes a list of related fourth and fifth grade social science standards.
Parks Express is low cost transportation offered to qualifying school groups and non-profit groups.