The Big Bear Discovery Center is an educational and informational portal to the San Bernardino National Forest and is located in the heart of the Big Bear Valley. Our goal is to heighten visitor awareness on how to become a more responsible caretaker of the national forest while increasing their enjoyment and knowledge of the San Bernardino National Forest.
We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for all interests. Some of those are Naturalist, Information Specialist, helping with Special Events (concerts, fundraisers, etc.), Visitor Greeter, School Programs, helping at the Adventure Outpost (a nature themed gift store), Campfires and Nature Nights, Crafts, and Nature Walks.
Orientation and training classes are held throughout the year. We welcome you to bring your skills and interests to the Discovery Center!
P. O. Box 69, 40971 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA 92333, US
The Southern California Mountains Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to three initiatives addressing conservation, education and responsible recreation through a year-round portfolio of programming aimed at reaching Southern California's inland urban and mountain communities as well as visitor populations on public lands. Through partnerships and a strong volunteer backbone network, the Southern California Mountains Foundation brings communities of people, partners and funding resources to important public lands projects focused on health, stewardship and sustainability.
Volunteers are trained to assist the general public relating to the San Bernardino National Forest whether it be camping, hiking, summer campfire programs, fire lookouts, nature nights, canoeing, flower tours and nature walks plus much more.
Sports & Recreation
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Big Bear Discovery Center40971 North Shore DriveFawnskin, CA92333