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Guide to Residential Outdoor Schools by Raincloud Publishing/Dan Allison is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.


The database and lists were completely updated in November 2005. Some updates to individual programs have occured since that time.

The Guide to Residential Outdoor Schools covers programs in the 50 states of the United States, plus British Columbia and Alberta. Raincloud Publishing is a business which supports environment and education. It does not operate or control any of the programs listed in the database.

The Guide to Residential Outdoor Schools is now an online database. Your may:

Status of the database as of 2008-08-15: All the end-user forms and information is working correctly, with the detail form recently fixed to show the correct program clicked in the search form. The program update form is working correctly, so far as is known. The self-update capability was implement in July 2008, and has not been widely dissemminated, pending additional review and debugging. Mapquest has changed its link formats, several times, so many of the map links are not working, and will be gradually fixed over time. If something doesn't work for you, please let me know - I can't fix it if I don't know. Contact Form

In addition to the online database, there are some historical resources that may interest you:

What are ROS Programs?

Statistics on ROS programs and the database

The Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) provides a list of its learning center members, some of which are ROS programs, and also has an internal database of Residential Environmental Learning Centers (RELC) online database available to members only.

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