Living Classrooms

grey foxArrange your activity with our experienced guides and "Sonoma Coast Watch" staff

We work with you to meet your business, educational and activity needs and provide up to three
interpretive/educational guides along with our kayak outfitting, dry bag storage and outerwear.

 Group Educational Tours Hiking & KayakingSeal Kiss
  Build Your Own Group
  Please See Group Tour Pricing

  Business Seminar Activities
Please See Group Tour Pricing
  Maximum Group Size: 30

Education Providers
Call for a quote for education and youth groups
Ask about funding partnerships!

     Non-Profit Tours                     Middle School, College & Youth Groups
Maximum Group Size: 30                  Maximum Group Size: 35

Living Classrooms Project: Science & History
We work with you to meet your curriculum needs
Middle school through college class groups
Middle School team work Native Tule Boat
bald eagle
       Video Clips
    Estuary / Mammals
Mammoth /

Priced to meet educational and family budgets

Maximum Group Size: 30 students plus 5 instructors /chaperones                        

Russian River Estuary By KayakBull Kelp
All participants must have swimming skills
Standard Curriculum
Safety & Skill Review: Mandatory
Flora & Fauna Identification
Assist In Creating Local Field Guides

Marine Mammal Identification
Help Track Cetations & Pinnepeds
Water Testing  (Sonoma Coast Watch)
Zooplankton & Phytoplankton
Debris Identification & Statistics
Tides, Waves & River Mouth Discussion

Sample Areas
Penny/Santos Island Hike (Two locations)
Goat Rock Beach (Three locations)
Harbor Seal Float: Possible Beach Walk

Tide Pool Flora & Fauna Hike
Also available through Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
History, Flora & Fauna Hikes
Several trail routes available
Safety and trip planning review

Willow Creek
Red Hill Trail
Kortum Trail
State Beaches: Tidepools or Goat Rock / Includes Ocean Beach
Guided Only Access: Jenner Headlands / Willow Creek
Scheduled in cooperation with or local California State Parks and Landpaths

River Otter  Other Available Topics
  Native American History of the Russian River & Sonoma Coast

  History & Commerce of  the Lower Russian River
  Estuary, River & Marine Wildlife, Ecology, Biology & Botany

  Ask about arranging a topic or species specific guest speaker.

  Coming Soon!
  Leave No Trace Presentations
  Low Cost Student: Smart Start to Kayaking! Skills/Safety/Etiquette
  Lower Russian River & Sonoma Coast:  Guided Only Location Access

Educational Enhancement Certifications
    Ask about arranging a topic specific guest speaker         
     Project Learning Tree  
     Save Our Seas 

      Project Wild

Guide & Recreation Safety Training
Also recommended for educators wishing to guide their own groups
Kayak & Hike Leadership Skills, Assessments & Certification
Safety & Rescue for Recreation & the Outdoors

American Red Cross 
    CPR /
First Aid

American Canoe Association
    River and Sea Kayaking
    Paddle Board & Surf Kayaking
Swift Water Rescue: American River Location & Instructors
    Deep Water Rescue: Sonoma and Marin County Locations

Recommended months for educational enhancement tours
    Hiking: Anytime of year, weather permitting

    Kayaking for standard school year schedules
September / October / November & March / April / May
     Kayaking for summer school schedules

          June / July / August

Ask us about organizing seasonal fundraisers to support
        educational & instructional youth scholarships

We volunteer services for annual cleanups!  Join us!
Estuary Trash


Join our local California State Parks Volunteers with
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
Docent Training & Community Education Opportunities
Check out their Tidepool and Environmental Living Programs for students.


For more details call 707-865-2249

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