Take School on the Road

Read. Watch. Go.

Our Take School on the Road campaign is currently paused due to new Washington State restrictions. Read more on our Safe Travel page.

We invite you to check out our recommended readings and videos for inspiration!

Forget about Zoom calls and screen time, it's time to get back to basics with some hands-on learning.

Throughout our region, fun, educational opportunities await. Whether you're looking to entertain the kids over a long weekend, take a day trip with a spouse or loved one or simply get outside for some solo adventuring, our team has put together the ultimate guide to take school on the road.

Children Learning

Read. Watch. Go.

Each month we'll release a new "school subject" along with a printable coloring page, recommended reading list, fun videos to get you inspired and custom itineraries sure to inspire a memorable adventure. Make sure to check back in!

STAY OVERNIGHT FOR MORE ADVENTURES


November / Food Systems

Farmers Market

This month, we’re studying food systems and the complex web of activities involving the production, processing, transport and consumption of the foods we eat and beverages we drink every day.

DOWNLOAD NOVEMBER'S COLORING PAGE

Read

Reading expands the mind and opens our hearts to new possibilities. Check out these titles at a local bookstore!

Curated by A Novel Bookstore

Children

  • What’s on Your Plate? Exploring the World of Food by Whitney Stewart
  • The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons
  • Are You What You Eat? by DK
  • Havoc at Hillside Market by Melissa Halas


Adults

  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • Your Food is Fooling You by David A. Kessler

Watch

Watching these short, educational videos creates a bridge between you and your future visit, paving the way for all kinds of long term learning.

 

Go

Nothing beats the hands on experience and learning you get from travel. Our team is proud to present these itineraries for how you can enjoy food systems throughout the Olympia region.


October / Natural History

This month, we’re studying ecosystems. Ecosystems are made up of very specific living creatures that coexist and, in some instances, depend on each other for survival.

DOWNLOAD OCTOBER'S COLORING PAGE

Read

Reading expands the mind and opens our hearts to new possibilities. Check out these titles at a local bookstore to explore the region’s natural history.

Curated by Orca Books Cooperative

Children


Adults

Watch

Watching these short, educational videos creates a bridge between you and your future visit, paving the way for all kinds of long term learning.

Go

Nothing beats the hands on experience and learning you get from travel. Our team is proud to present these itineraries for how you can enjoy natural history throughout the Olympia region.