Facilities & Rentals
Environmental Learning Center Facilities
Dining Room/ Lodge - With its panoramic view and soothing acoustics, the lodge's dining room is nestled in Ohio's unique Black Hand sandstone area overlooking the ancient Groveport River bed. It includes two seating areas with 150 capacity each and a fully equipped commercial kitchen. Warm and inviting radiant heat keeps occupants warm in the winter and geothermal venting keeps them cool in the summer. The ground floor of the lodge has a recreation area, library, and hands-on discovery lab for the students.
Student Dormitories - The living quarters for the students provides both sleeping and restroom facilities under one roof. Each student has a space for storage of personal items. Bunk beds are wood construction with safety rails on top bunks. A radiant floor heating system keeps students cozy even in the coldest of the winter months. Restrooms have private showers and hot and cold water.
Visiting Teachers' Quarters – Red Apple Dorm
This warm and inviting structure contains seven semi-private rooms, each with desk storage and sink. A kitchenette can be used for informal dining and a sitting area for quiet and comfortable evenings. Separate and complete bathrooms have water conservation features. Forced air heat and air conditioning are in each room.
Shelter House - This unique building is an apt point of entry for visitors. Functionally it provides dry shelter for luggage, equipment, and people, as well as a location for fireside cooking, evening campfires with students, and other group activities.