The Shady Creek Outdoor Education Foundation is:

A non-profit, 501 (C)(3) public charitable organization, serving the Shady Creek Outdoor Education Program, and the children and families of our communities for more than 20 years.

Our Mission is:

To promote access to Shady Creek Outdoor Program for students within our service area, and to support the continued operation, growth, and improvement of the Shady Creek Outdoor Program.

Upcoming Events


Friends of the Foundation

Please support the efforts of SCOEF by joining our ‘Friends of the Foundation’ annual membership program.

Member Benefits:

Friends of the Foundation Window Decal
SCOEF Newsletter
Recognition on Website

SCOEF Programs

Fund-A-Kid

This new program allows the community at large to help fund kids who might not otherwise get to attend the Outdoor Science Camp experience. You have the option to specify a student from a particular county or set up small monthly donations. $20 per month (or $240 yearly) fully ‘funds-a-kid’ for a week at Shady Creek Outdoor School.

FitQuest Family Camp

Sponsored by Sutter Medical Foundation, the 3 day, 2 night family camp is free to eligible families selected through an application process. This school year our reach has expanded to 36 Yuba and Sutter Schools, and several schools in Placer and Sacramento Counties. And through a Yuba-Sutter United Way Grant 2 Colusa County Schools.