About Us

It's not just a week on the trails, it's a lifetime.

What is Outdoor Lab?

The Outdoor Lab Schools have been enriching the lives of 6th grade and high school students in Jefferson County for more than 60 years. With more than 6,000 students served each year and well over 350,000 alumni the 61 year old program, Outdoor Lab is the longest continually running outdoor education program in the western United States. Students are immersed in an outdoor academic setting for five days where they spend their time learning about themselves and how they fit into the world around them.

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