The Outdoor Classroom Project would like to acknowledge and thank those who contributed to the creation of this website:

  • Laura McCulloch of Bridgepoint Creative and Stephanie Hider for their project management, graphic design and content management expertise.
  • Birthe Lander, Lynn Farwell, Eric Nelson and Elyssa Nelson for their valuable contribution to the vision and creation of the website as well as their dedication to increasing the quantity, quality and benefit of outdoor experiences for young children.
  • Mary Baerg, Kira Johnson and Bob Barry (Consulting & Educational Services Committee/CEC Board of Trustees), Julie Halverson-Godson (CEC Director of Development) and Linda Palkovic (OCP Coordinator) for their vision and commitment to the website as well as their dedication to the Child Educational Center and the Outdoor Classroom Project.
  • Denise Alvarado, Edmund Barr, Julie Halverson-Godson, Birthe Landerer, Hanna Lim, Eric Nelson, Anja Schaefer and Ellen Veselack for graciously providing photographs.

We acknowledge the children of the Child Educational Center with heartfelt gratitude for showing us the joy of play and the value of a positive connection with nature every day, and thank our teachers, parents, administrators and Board of Trustees for their dedication to and engagement with children in the outdoors.