Arkansas Outdoor School  

 Arkansas Outdoor School

Over 30 Years of Making Field Trips Fun

Established in 1987, Arkansas Outdoor School (AOS) is one of the longest running outdoor field trip destinations in the state. Voted Best Choice Field Trip by Kid's Directory readers.  Give your students a fun and educational experience with their classmates that will be the highlight of their school year?

  • Customizable field trip for all ages 
  • One day or multi-day options
  • Full food service and lodging available 
  • University of Arkansas System facilitators
  • Program options include, but are not limited to: canoeing, archery, fishing, rock climbing, Arkansas wildlife, nature photography, water ecology, discovery hike, team challenge and more
  • All classes are taught implementing the 4-H Youth Development Life Skills.

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To book a program contact:
Eric De Vries
Arkansas Outdoor School Coordinator
edevries@uaex.edu 
501-821-6884

 

 

Canoeing

Canoe Group

Arkansas Wildlife

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Day Program:

1 to 3 activities is $20 per youth if you bring lunch OR $25.00 per youth if you have lunch in our cafeteria.  It is $11 per adult if you bring lunch OR $16 per adult if you have lunch in our cafeteria.

4 to 5 activities is $23.50 per youth if you bring your lunch OR $28.50 per youth if you have lunch in our cafeteria.  It is $11 per adult if you bring your lunch OR $16 or adult if you have lunch in our cafeteria.

Saturday Program:

A Saturday with up to 5 activities and lunch, is $28.50 per youth and $16 per adult.

Overnight Program:

A typical youth overnight program with 6 classes, four meals, and lodging, is $95 per youth and $70 for adults.  

Day Program Schedule - Typical

  • 9:00- 9:15 Program Orientation
  • 9:15-10:30 Class #1
  • 10:30-11:45 Class #2
  • 11:45-12:15 Lunch
  • 12:15-1:30 Class #3
  • 1:30-2:45 Class #4
  • 2:45-3:00 Program Closing

                   *Times can be adjusted to better fit your schedule.

Overnight School Programs - Typical

Day 1

  • 10:30-11:30 Arrival and Orientation
  • 11:30-12:00 Lunch
  • 12:00-1:30 Class #1
  • 1:30-3:00 Class #2
  • 3:00-3:20 Break/Snack
  • 3:20-4:50 Class #3
  • 4:50-5:00 Evening Orientation
  • 5:00-5:30 Check into Rooms
  • 5:30-6:15 Dinner 6:15- Evening Option* (Camp fire, skits, movie, group games, etc.)

Day 2

  • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
  • 8:30-10:00 Class #4
  • 10:00-11:30 Class #5
  • 11:30-12:00 Lunch
  • 12:00-1:30 Class #6
  • 1:30-2:00 Program Closing

                     *Times can be adjusted to better fit your schedule.

 

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