Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center

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SIU Touch of Nature

Touch of Nature

Development Officer: Sara Bond
Phone: 618/453-4934
Fax: 618/453-4911
Office: Kaplan Hall, Room 118
Southern Illinois University Foundation
1235 Douglas Drive
Mail Code 6805
Carbondale, IL 62901

The mission of Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center is to enhance learning, promote professional development, encourage personal and interpersonal development and increase environmental awareness.

The center serves Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the region and the nation as an outdoor laboratory for experiential learning, a field site for research and a provider of therapeutic recreation, environmental education, outdoor adventure, personal and interpersonal growth experiences and conference service facilities.

Private donors and corporate partners, even those who never set foot on the SIU Carbondale campus, can make an impact by supporting Touch of Nature’s mission. Your support will continue a tradition at Touch of Nature of being forward-thinking and steadfast in improving the lives that the university impacts daily. It will foster the enhancement of programs that urge personal and professional involvement while educating various audiences about the environment we live in.