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The Outdoor Connection

A Trailside Learning Center

The First of its kind in Napa County, The Outdoor Connection brings hands-on environmental learning opportunities directly to the community BOTH in the classroom and on the trails.

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Coming To A Trail Near You


  • May 13, 2023: Wetlands In Your BackyardTrail

  • June 5, 2023: Biodiversity In The Napa River Watershed

    • Learn about your local wetlands and watershed​

    • Wetlands Edge Trail - 9:00 -11:00 AM

  • Week of July 10th: Wetlands Conservation
    • Partnership with the Napa Sierra Club​
    • Wetlands Edge Trail
  • August TBD: Wetlands Bird Study​
    • Partnership with the Napa Solano Audubon Society​
    • Wetlands Edge Trail
  • September TBD: Nature Journaling For Adults​
    • Late September, post gala
    • Wetlands Edge Trail​
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Future Programs


  • Trailside nature education

  • Community"pop-up" learning opportunities on your favorite trails 

  • Watershed and wildlife programs

  • School-based environmental education presentations 

  • Nature art & mindfulness programs

  • Teen and adult programs

Thank You To Our Sponsors





Program Facts

  • Mobile education trailer launched Spring 2023

  • Expands year-round environmental education and community programs

  • State-of-the-art mobile classroom with educational and nature art supplies

  • Scheduled community, school, and trailside programs

  • Pop-up community trailside environmental education

  • Accessible and equitable learning opportunities

  • Custom-branded wrap with high-impact graphics

  • Annual visibility 20,000+

  • Download the sponsorship packet by clicking this link

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Contact Us

For sponsorship information, please contact Janelle Sellick via email at

For information about bringing the Outdoor Connection to your school, please contact Joy Hilton via email at

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