Come Visit the EcoCenter

Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter
2560 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Current Open Hours:
Tuesdays and Fridays 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday and Sundays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

We're looking for new Volunteers! Click here to learn more.

The EcoCenter is a nature center open to the public in the Palo Alto Baylands. We offer public nature programs, hands-on activities, touchscreen science exhibits, a green building tour, art exhibits, and more. Check out our event schedule today!

Join Us as a Volunteer!

Want to volunteer? We are looking for volunteers to be part of our school programs, EcoCenter, and volunteer community!

Join us! Our friendly staff provides comprehensive training and support to our volunteers. No background experience required; only a love of nature and people.

At the EV, you can help deliver hands-on nature learning to 10,000 kids in classrooms, on field trips, and to people of all ages at the EcoCenter. Individuals and groups are welcome.

Contact us today at, or learn more by clicking here.
We look forward to connecting with you!

Discover Nature This Summer at Camp - Discounts Available!

This year, our week-long nature camps will take place at the beautiful EcoCenter. Kids wil get insprited through hikes, hands-on activities, and field trips! In 2016, we are offering a July Mini-Camp, Explore! Camp, and 2 weeks of our most popular camp - Girls in Science!

Visit and learn about camp information, dates, and to discover discounts and weekly specials.
We hope you join us for a summer of nature exploration!

Why is Summer Camp important? Read the Top 8 Benefits of Camp here.

Connect with Nature!

Need a peaceful nature break?
Check out what’s happening in the Baylands on our live Marsh Cam.

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