All Oakland Goes Outdoors trips include: 

Engagement with the Outdoors 

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Reflection 

Science and Observation

Oakland Goes Outdoors (OGO) is a collaboration between the San Francisco Foundation (SFF), the Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT), Youth Transportation Organization (YOOTS), OUSD Middle School Network, OUSD Expanded Learning After-School Programs, and the Oakland Public Education Fund. The goal of Oakland Goes Outdoors is to increase opportunities for students in Oakland to regularly experience the outdoors. The grant program will provide funding for trips, outdoor leadership training, trip planning support, and free outdoor equipment loans. 

Outdoor Trip Support

Outdoor Leadership Training

Professional Development

Stipends for Outdoor Program Leads and OGO Site Support Team

Gear loans from BAWT upon completion of Outdoor Leadership Training

Community Building with other OUSD Outdoor Trip Leaders

Help more young people benefit from going outdoors!