Welcome to Elkus Ranch
Located in the central California coast, at 1500 Purisima Creek Road just outside Half Moon Bay. The Richard J. Elkus Ranch Environmental Education and Conference Center provides unique hands-on learning experiences for Greater San Francisco Bay Area youth.
We offer a myriad of educationally diverse programs and activities, including those specifically designed for students with special needs. Children learn about environmental science, California history, animal care, nutrition, and agriculture in a rural setting. Individuals and groups participate in day and overnight field trips, community service projects, and volunteer opportunities.
We invite all children to explore the wonders of this outdoor classroom.
Map to Elkus Ranch
Please Note: Though we love our visitors who come to the ranch, we are not open to the public. Reservations are required for all visitors and program events. Our contact information is below. Thank you!
Any photography or recordings created by UC Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center at all events are, and will remain the property of UCCE and UC Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center for educational and promotional use only.
Program Coordinator: Leslie Jensen
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Science Educator: Kathi Baxter
Elkus Ranch video created by Sarah Thorpe and used with permission. Thank you Sarah!
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