Adult & Family Education Programs

 

Adult Programs

Sometimes you want to go outside and learn

with adults who like the same things as you.

 

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Our adult education programs are taught in partnership with various environmentally based organizations and individuals from the Bay Area. Our unique and beautiful 254-acre open-air classroom is accessible throughout the entire year – this allows for you to come back and continue your learning!

 

With the variety of instructors that are experts in their fields, we are lucky to have a wide range of opportunities available. Find something that interests you!

 

Check back with us often to see what’s new!

 

Upcoming Adult Education Workshops:

Birding for Beginners and Beyond – 3/11

Spring Walking Series – Held every Saturday beginning 3/11 & ending on 4/1

Beginning Gardening Series – Held every Thursday beginning 4/20 & ending 5/4

Registration closes one week before the workshop date, and will be cancelled in the event of low attendance.

 

Family Programs

We are prepared for a fun day of

family learning – are you?

 

Why not get love of the outdoors started young? Taught by Bay Area experts, we are sure to have a workshop that satisfies the inner curiosity of all members in your family.

 

Our organization is committed to providing great learning opportunities, and is offering a variety of workshops to do so. Sign up and show everyone in your family that nature is a place that should be celebrated through learning and exploration!

* Age restrictions may apply.

* Individual adults are welcome at any family program!

 

Check back with us often to see what’s new!

 

Upcoming programs for families:

Landscape Watercolor Painting (ages 8+ with adult chaperone) – 3/4
Birding for Beginners (any age; 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult chaperone) – 3/5

Edible, Medicinal, and Survival-Uses of  Wild Plants (ages 12+ with adult chaperone) – 4/2

Registration closes one week before the workshop date, and will be cancelled in the event of low attendance.

 

Here are some examples of workshop topics you might see coming up:

Gardening:

Sustainable vegetable gardening, composting, grey-water basics, tree pruning

Creative Exploration:

Watercolors, painting, drawing, flower arranging, wreath making, nature prints, origami, recycled art

Fitness:

Yoga, guided hikes, bike tours, walking series

Natural and Local History:

Birding, birdhouses, bee keeping, wild plant exploration

 

 

Interested in teaching a workshop?

Contact mel@grpg.org for a workshop request questionnaire.

 

Unearth natural and local history.

It’s your park. Get into it.

 

 

 

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