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You Come to the Park!

 FREE ON-SITE SCHOOL VISITS:

  • Guided field trips focus on scientific topics and cultural history, including a tour of Ehrman Mansion
  • Topics could include local plants and animals, the watershed and lake clarity, as well as notable time periods in local and native history
  • Can be customized according to your learning goals and aligned with state education standards
  • Days use fees are waived for K-12 schools with the proper documentation
  • Available SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER & APRIL-JUNE (Mansion tours are only available AUGUST-SEPTEMBER & JUNE)
  • Contact Stephanie.Ambrosia@parks.ca.gov or 530-289-6828 for availability

 
SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • Check the Park Event tab for educational events that pop up throughout the year at out parks




The Park Comes to You!

 FREE IN-CLASS CLASSROOM VISITS:

  • A park staff member, such as a Ranger or Interpreter, can visit your classroom
  • Topics could include local plants and animals, public safety and natural resource management
  • Ideal for local schools located in Truckee, Tahoe City, Tahoma, South Lake Tahoe or Incline Village areas
  • Availability is limited, pending staff availability NOVEMBER- MARCH
  • Contact Stephanie.Ambrosia@parks.ca.gov or 530-289-6828 for availability

 
FREE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS:

  • Schedule an interactive videoconference with us that allows your students to take a virtual field trip high into the mountains to visit world-famous Lake Tahoe!
  • Ideal for schools or organizations who cannot visit our parks in person
  • Available year-round!
  • Must have a digital device, audio capability and a network connection to participate
  • Contact Stephanie.Ambrosia@parks.ca.gov or 530-289-6828 for availability