ANS School Programs

Bring your class to Woodend Sanctuary for a nature field trip

or get involved with our GreenKids program at your school


Visit our 40-acre Woodend Nature Sanctuary
8940 Jones Mill Rd. in Chevy Chase, MD.


A grant-funded ANS educational outreach program
supported by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Our environmental science programs for K-5 are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as well as Maryland Green School certification components. We highlight human impacts, ecological systems and watersheds through hands-on activities both in classrooms and at our beautiful sanctuary just inside the capital beltway.