Field Trip Information

At the River’s Edge Outdoor Environmental Education Program ATRE provides students with interactive, outdoor science and history education opportunities.

Summer Camp Information

Kids on the Rappahannock Summer Day Camp  Kids on the Rappahannock is a summer day camp that fuses environmental education and river recreation.

Environmental Education Mini-Grant Accepting Applications

FOR announces Environmental Education Mini-Grant Program Friends of the Rappahannock is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded a $91,000.00 

Passport to the Rappahannock

Let's all get outside! The Passport to the Rappahannock is an activity booklet filled with fun things to do outside! Download a copy today!

Healthy Rivers Start at Home

The Rappahannock River begins its over 180 mile journey at Chester Gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains, draining 2,715 square miles of land to the Chesapeake Bay.

Nature Adventure Packs

The Nature Adventure Pack program began in 2010 in just one library in the Central Rappahannock Regional Library system. My how this program has grown! The nature-themed backpacks are now available in the counties of Rappahannock, Culpeper, Fauquier, Lancaster, Richmond, Middlesex, Essex and Caroline! The most recent support for this program came from the Fauquier Health Foundation, which funded packs in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper.

At the River’s Edge

Our At the River’s Edge spring field trips are a unique experience that students will remember! We provide students with interactive, outdoor science and history education experiences. Our goal is to give teachers and students a safe, fun, hands-on experience that will inspire respect and stewardship for the Rappahannock River and its watershed. Our curriculum is aligned with the VA Standards of Learning and National Science Standards and includes programs suitable for pre-K through college, as well as teacher professional development.