CODS/EDCOE - NGSS Teacher Outdoor Education Experience





Coloma Outdoor Discovery School (CODS) in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Education is facilitating a teacher outdoor education experience. Over the course of two days, teachers will have the opportunity to explore science topics in an outdoor setting, while learning how to link the Next Generation Science Standards to the classroom. Workshops include:


  • Keynote Speaker: Kimberly Petree on Incorporating Storytelling into your Science Classroom

  • Scientific Journaling for your classroom

  • Hands-on inquiry learning activities

  • Engineering Construction Challenges

  • Round Table Discussion—applying NGSS to your classroom

  • How to incorporate Environmental Principles and Concepts into your classroom


Participants will have the opportunity to test their skills on the rope course, gold panning and raft down the American River (available through W.E.T. for additional fee).

Course Details:


June 11-13, 2019



Starts at 11:00 a.m. on June 11 and ends at Noon on June 13



Coloma Outdoor Discovery School   

6921 Mt. Murphy Rd.

Coloma, CA 95613



$390 All Inclusive (El Dorado County Teacher Discount $375)



Camping or shared dorms included in cost (RV Camping or cabin upgrades available for an additional fee.

(Typical Coloma Resort fees apply.) Contact the Coloma Resort at 530-621-2267).


Registration Closes April 30th at 5:00 p.m.

Minimum of 15 participants

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