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Living Classrooms Project
Expanding Minds Since 2004
Welcome to our Living Classroom:
Arrange your activity with our experienced guides and staff
We work with you to meet your educational, youth or health and well being supporting activity needs and provide up to three interpretive / educational guides along with our kayak outfitting, dry bag storage and outerwear.
Call for our deeply discounted quote for education, youth, military veteran, or other health and well being non-profit groups.
Priced to meet educational and family budgets:
We created our extensive tourism activities
to help fund our core of community education.
Maximum Group Size: 30
Middle School through College Field Research
Riparian and Marine Ecology and Biology
We work with you to meet your curriculum needs.
Outdoor educational enhancement certificates.
Other Available Topics Native American History of the Russian River & Sonoma Coast History & Commerce of the Lower Russian River Estuary, River & Marine Wildlife, Ecology, Biology & Botany Ask about arranging a topic or species specific guest speaker.
Russian River Estuary By Kayak
All participants must have swimming skills
Safety & Skill Review: Mandatory
Flora & Fauna Identification
Assist In Creating Local Field Guides
Marine Mammal Identification
Help Track Cetations & Pinnepeds
Water Testing (Sonoma Coast Watch)
Zooplankton & Phytoplankton
Debris Identification & Statistics
Tides, Waves & River Mouth Discussion
Penny/Santos Island Hike (Two locations)
Goat Rock Beach (Three locations)
Harbor Seal Float: Possible Beach Walk
Recommended months for educational enhancement tours
Kayaking for standard school year schedules
Midweek: September / October / November
Field Research For College Semester and Middle or High School Classes
Midweek: March / April / May: Field Research or Field Trips.
Weekends: Scouts and Youth Groups
Kayaking for summer school and scout schedules
Midweek: June / July / August
We cannot do weekends during Summer Months
as peak tourism activities are funding our low education prices.
We lead volunteer teams for annual cleanups! Join us!
End of Winter Cleanup
End of Summer Pre-Main Rain Season Cleanup
Available through Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
Tide Pool Flora & Fauna Hike
History, Flora & Fauna Hikes
Several trail routes available
Red Hill Trail
State Beaches: Tidepools or Goat Rock / Includes Ocean Beach
Jenner Headlands / Willow Creek locations:
Schedule in cooperation with the Wildlands Conservancy
Other Available Topics
Native American History of the Russian River & Sonoma Coast
History & Commerce of the Lower Russian River
Estuary, River & Marine Wildlife, Ecology, Biology & Botany
Ask about arranging a topic or species specific guest speaker.
Leave No Trace Presentations
Low Cost Student: Smart Start to Kayaking! Skills/Safety/Etiquette
Guide & Recreation Safety Training
Also recommended for educators wishing to guide their own groups
Kayak & Hike Leadership Skills, Assessments & Certification
Safety & Rescue for Recreation & the Outdoors
American Red Cross
CPR / AED
Wilderness First Aid
American Canoe Association
Tour and River Kayaking
Paddle Board & Surf Kayaking
Swift Water Rescue: American River Location & Instructors
Deep Water Rescue: Sonoma County Locations
Other Group Kayak and Walk Tours Build Your Own Group Please See Group Tour Pricing Business Seminar Activities Please See Group Tour Pricing Maximum Group Size: 30
Join our local California State Parks Volunteers with
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
Docent Training & Community Education Opportunities
Check out their Tidepool and Environmental Living Programs for students.