"It was fantastic for our students to experience real-world science in action."

Funding for Outdoor Learning

Go Outside ‘GO’ Grants provide North Carolina’s students opportunities for outdoor experiences and to learn by doing. North Carolina educators are encourage to apply for grant funding for outdoor field trips, visiting programs, and educational structures.

Awarded Grants Have Included...

Field trips to State Parks, historical sites, and outdoor areas from the mountains to the coast. Trip activities have included camping, hiking, fishing, and kayaking

Construction of outdoor classrooms, educational nature trails, fishing docks, hydroponic greenhouses, mini farms, and agricultural learning facilities

"Their learning took place while enjoying the great outdoors. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity."