Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education at Foothill Horizons

Foothill Horizons Outdoor School inspires connections to nature and one another. We provide an interactive outdoor science experience, a collaborative learning environment and personal growth opportunities through individual challenges. Foothill Horizons Outdoor School develops respectful global citizens dedicated to stewardship in their communities and beyond.

Foothill Horizons is a California Department of Education (CDE) and California Outdoor School Association (COSA) certified residential outdoor school in the foothills of the central Sierra. Amid 143 acres of forest, meadows and creeks, students learn about ecology, how to respect nature and how to cooperate with others while having the learning adventure of a lifetime!

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Outdoor Education


Contact Us

21925 Lyons Bald Mountain
Sonora, CA 95370

Key Contacts

Jess Hewitt

Jess Hewitt, Director/Principal

(209) 532-6673
Diann Rastetter

Diann Rastetter, Assistant Director

(209) 532-6673

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign my class up for Outdoor Ed at Any Distance?

Contact Jess Hewitt at jhewitt [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org