Educating through discovery and exploration.


 The Outdoor Education Center at Camp Olympia is a residential science program within the Houston Independent School District.  We are located 90 miles north of Houston in Trinity, TX along the shores of Lake Livingston.  Students typically spend four days and three nights learning with us through hands-on experiences.




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What the teachers are saying about us!


Ann Randolph

J.w. OAtes Elementary

"So much hands on experience."


Shaunda Roberts

Ernest McGowen Elementary

"One of our students, he's talked More here than the last hundred or so days at school."