Outdoor classrooms offer numerous benefits, including enhanced learning experiences, improved physical and mental health, environmental awareness, social and emotional development, and the stimulation of creativity and imagination.
Here are some of the advantages of implementing outdoor classrooms:
Our team at Bienenstock has been building outdoor learning and play spaces for two decades and we are excited to introduce the OutClass™ outdoor classroom system.
OutClass™ offers a natural, flexible, pedagogically sound approach to quickly scaling up your classroom capacity outside to take the pressure off your teachers and school inside.
We offer an array of OutClass™ packages. Take a look at our standard options below. If you’re interested in a custom build, or would like to add additional components to your project, please don’t hesitate to give us a shout, we’d be more than happy to walk you through the process.
Blackboards are specially coated steel that resists the elements and facilitates easier graffiti removal. They are two sided to provide opportunities for four groups of four to break out and still observe physical distancing protocols. Carefully designed to stand 18” above the field, they provide open sight-lines at the ground plane allowing the entire classroom to meet CPTED Guidelines for supervision.
We carefully select species of trees and treat our wood components with timber oil to increase resilience and longevity outdoors.
Outdoor learning environments offer sensory engagement on a deeper level than traditional classrooms. We offer teacher training and curriculum supports.
Streamlined logistics and a simplified bulk purchasing process allows for a greater portion of capital to be invested directly into your outdoor classrooms.
Operation and maintenance manuals provide detailed instructions for components use and care. 1-year warranty provided for OutClass™ components.
When our components are installed by our team, clients who work with us directly are written under our comprehensive liability insurance policy.
Ergonomic seating for both teachers and students with layouts that can be customized across the accessibility spectrum. Our outdoor classrooms are fully ADA/AODA compliant.
Each of Our OutClass™ Outdoor Classroom Packages comes with some of these components, check out the individual packages to see which ones come with each. Included in all OutClass™ outdoor classroom packages are trees sourced locally to you, delivered to your site to be planted by your team.
Outdoor Curriculum Cards
Milled Log Benches
Shade Sail Posts
Locally Source Trees
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If you’re interested in taking learning outdoors at your facility this year, give us a shout! Whether you’re looking to purchase, learn more, book a consultation, or schedule a vendor presentation for your board, we’re happy to share our experience and help out! Our team of experts is committed to guiding you through every step of the process, regardless of the size of your order or ambition of your outdoor learning goals. We have years of experience in turning our clients’ visions into reality and offer a range of solutions to fit your needs.