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Save the Date: May 16, 2024

An Evening Outside with NatureBridge: Making Waves

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Event Type
Signature Event
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May 16, 2024 05:00PM - 08:45PM
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1033 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965
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Join us for an exciting evening in the great outdoors of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to explore our campus and get a firsthand look at our transformative student programs. Wear your finest outdoor gear (we encourage you to wear blue to go with our theme, “Making Waves!”), as you enjoy:

  • A cocktail hour by the fire with live music, farm-to-table appetizers, a signature cocktail, wine and craft beer
  • Interactive stations that bring the student experience to life led by NatureBridge educators
  • A portrait session with the beautiful Marin Headlands as your backdrop
  • Dinner and a short program in a heated tent overlooking the Marin Headlands and the Pacific Ocean
  • An expertly curated live auction with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities 

Ticket sales close on April 26, 2024. We expect another sell out event, so get your tickets today! Tickets on sale now for $275. Prices increase March 15, 2024.

Can’t make it but want to support and make waves for NatureBridge students? Make a gift!

Thank you to our Honorary Event Co-Chairs: 
Mary and Bill Poland and Carroll and George Yandell

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The Evening's


5:00 p.m. — Registration opens: Complimentary valet available in front of the registration tent

5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception: Explore our various learning labs and dorms, talk to and learn from our best-in-class educators at various activation stations, get your portrait taken with an epic ocean backdrop and more! A hosted bar and passed appetizers will be available for the duration of the reception

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. — Take a short, educator-led hike or shuttle to our clear-walled, heated dinner tent

6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. — Dinner & Program: Hear from our 2024 Student of the Year, bid on one of our three live auction items and enjoy a keynote from Dr. Britt Wray while enjoying award-winning wine and a farm-to-table three course meal.

Questions about the schedule or general event questions? Email us anytime at or call ‪(424) 272-5229‬.

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Meet our Keynote Speaker

Dr. Britt Wray

About Britt

Britt Wray, PhD is an author and the Director of CIRCLE at Stanford Psychiatry, a research and action initiative focused on Community-minded Interventions for Resilience, Climate Leadership and Emotional wellbeing in the Stanford School of Medicine. Britt is the author of two books; her latest, Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Anxiety, is an impassioned generational perspective on how to stay sane amid climate disruption.

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Nominate our

2024 Student of the Year

Each year NatureBridge honors a student for outstanding growth as a result of a NatureBridge program. Are you or do you know a student who experienced profound growth at NatureBridge? We want to hear your story, so apply today! Submissions are due March 13!

The 2024 Student of the Year receives:

  • An all-expenses-paid trip to Sausalito for the Student of the Year and two parents or guardians
  • Up to 3 seats at An Evening Outside with NatureBridge on May 16, 2024
  • $1,000 to go towards your school's next trip to NatureBridge
  • NatureBridge swag and outdoor gear for your next adventure
  • Recognition on the NatureBridge website and social media channels
  • A leadership opportunity to include on any college admissions or job applications

Read more and nominate a student (or yourself!) here

Learn about our 2023 Student of the Year, Satvika Iyer, here

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Thank you to our

2024 Event Sponosors

Sponsorship opportunities and recognition are available through April 12. 

Please contact us for more information at or download our sponsor packet.