Environmental Education

FLOC offers an array of activities and lessons that engage students in exploring our 350+ acres in our beautiful forest near the Appalachian Trail  Designed to take advantage of the various unique attributes, our curriculum includes 5 separate streams, lakes and ponds, an old log cabin, a gorgeous view at crescent rock, woodland shelters, and a cookout over an open fire, just to name a few! Read More...


Take a 4-mile journey down the beautiful Shenandoah River.  This Experience Adventure includes:

· Learn basic paddling, steering, and safety techniques.

· Enjoy breathtaking views of the Shenandoah River valley.

· See diverse wildlife native to the area such as Whitetail Deer, Great Blue Herons, Turtles, Bald Eagles, and more.

· Choose from half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips.

Back Packing

Experience “Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia on a backpacking trip that will leave you in awe of the landscape. Read More...


“The OEC is an excellent place for fun and also for learning. A recreative center and the place where you can actually learn about team building!” 

- Carlos Rosario School Participant