About the Outdoor Learning Center
The Junction Outdoor Learning Center is an extension of the classroom. We offer field trips and an educational experience that is hands-on in the great outdoors. The education units taught are aligned with Texas Essential Knowlege and Skills (TEKS).Learn More about OLC
Come visit the Center at Junction and let your students be a part of a hands-on education experience like no other! Our teachers work with you to design a curriculum to fit your needs. Come visit for a day excursion or stay at the center for a week filled with integrated science curriculum.
The Outdoor Learning Center provides a learning experience for the student as well as staff development for the classroom teacher. Working together, outdoor instructors and classroom teachers can provide students with an outstanding education that they will remember for a lifetime. The Outdoor Learning Center is a priceless experience for every student and teacher.View Curriculum & Activities
About the Center
The facilities at the TTU Center at Junction includes traditional classrooms, outdoor classrooms, high-speed internet and WIFI, wet laboratory, large lecture/dining facilities, conference room, pool, covered pavilion, and laundry facilities. The facility also has bird and wildlife observation blinds, hiking trails and 1 mile of South Llano River frontage.
Science in the SunSummer 2020 (exact dates TBD)
Texas Tech Outdoor Learning Center will be hosting its annual Science in the Sun Camp. This science enrichment day camp goes from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday to Thursday. A family cookout is held the last day as students roast hotdogs and S'mores over an open fire. Students in grade 2 to 5 are invited to enroll in this hands-on, outdoor science learning adventure.
Pumpkin CarvingOctober 2020
Texas Tech Outdoor Learning Center will be hosting its annual pumpkin carving event. Join us this fall at the Texas Tech Llano River Field Station to carve your spooky Halloween pumpkin. Refreshments will be served.