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Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District

let's go outdoors!

For information about our Let's Go Outdoors! Scholarship program, click on the attached pdf. 

MPRPD Let's Go Outdoors! Scholarship Program 2014

    Mushroom Mania          Ages 13-Adult

For this season, MPRPD has put together an exciting array of environmental education and outdoor related programs, classes and activities to broaden your opportunities to get outside, learn about and enjoy nature. The offerings include photography, star gazing, hiking, kayaking, wildlife watching, art and writing, gardening, composting, horseback riding, and many other favorites.  Programs are designed for the young to the young at heart, families and friends.

The award winning "Let's Go Outdoors!" catalog encourages our community to discover the wonders of nature by offering affordable, quality programs for all ages. Covering a wide range of topics and interests, new programs are offered each season, focusing on learning or developing skills in the outdoors. Check out our Spring/Summer Adventure Activities Guide or click on the catalog image below to register for our programs.



call for lgo instructors!!

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills about nature with others?  If so, the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District is looking for you for their Let's Go Outdoors programs.  If you would like to lead an outdoor-related program, class or nature-themed activity, please read the attached Call for Instructors flyer.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Camp Program Highlights

Click to review the October 3 Board meeting presentation which includes results from our SurveyMonkey® poll of 2011 Nature Camp participants' parents.

Kids lying on grass giving the

Starting in early 2013, MPRPD will begin seeking qualified, experienced camp specialists for 2013 Summer Nature Camp season. Our environmental education programs incorporate inquiry-based learning, hands-on activities and outdoor adventures to instill a sense of wonder and stewardship in every child.

Kids posing on bridge above Carmel River
  Carmel River at De Dampierre Park

Each nature camp is specially designed, with carefully selected activities, to allow the participant to try new endeavors in a safe and supportive environment.  Campers will hike, paddle and explore their way around the Monterey Peninsula while building confidence in the outdoors!

                                 ALBA Farms, Salinas Valley

If you are interested in knowing more about the camp programs please call (831) 372-3196 ext 109.