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December 2021

Forest Fairies Nature Quest

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hendricks Park
Free – $7

Wander through the the Hendricks Park forest in search of our secretive forest friends — and learn a bit about what we see along the way. After your walk, make your own Forest Fairy in the Wilkins Shelter! Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $7/family. Meet at the Wilkins Shelter in Hendricks Park. Pre-register for this Nature Quest online. Space is limited. Please plan to wear masks and physically distance from people not in your friend/family group.

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Green Start Play Day: Cozy Creatures

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $7

Enjoy self-led outdoor nature exploration in our Learnscape — this month stay warm and cozy as you investigate tracks, pelts, and skulls of local mammals! Check in with Miss Grace at the start of your family’s 45 min reserved time slot to receive instructions, and then set off in our safe and exciting outdoor classroom to discover toddler and pre-school activities, stories, and games. Rain or shine! Kids 5 and under only, with an adult. Please be sure to pre-register…

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Talking Stones Trail No School Day

December 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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$60 – $70

Journey to the days before wagon trains as we hike to the Kalapuya Talking Stones and build forest-inspired shelters. Learn words, play games, and hear stories from different native cultures. Make a campfire in our fire pit (weather permitting) and create roasted snacks to enjoy with fresh-harvested herb tea! $60 members/$70 non-members. Scholarships available. Ages 6-10, max 12 kids. Outdoors in the Learnscape and Alton Baker Park. Register online.

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January 2022

Paws Claws and Jaws No School Day

January 3, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hendricks Park
$60 – $70

Sneak through the tall trees in search of mammal tracks and traces. Unlock the mysteries of local critters as we investigate real pelts, skulls, and antlers. Learn new ways to identify animals and tell stories about them using the clues they leave behind. Make your own set of antlers and create a track tale to tell your friends! $60 members/$70 non-members. Scholarships available. Ages 6-10, max 12 kids. Outdoors at Hendricks Park. Register online.

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Busy Builders No School Day

January 17, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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$60 – $70

Enjoy a building adventure in nature nearby. Make a bird nest and your own fairy fort or gnome home. Go on an animal homes scavenger hunt and create your own fort from our Nature's Builders Playspace super blocks. $60 members/$70 non-members. Scholarships available. Ages 6-10, max 12 kids. Outdoors in the Learnscape and Alton Baker Park. Register online.

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Treasure Trackers No School Day

January 28, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hendricks Park
$60 – $70

Hike new trails, discover hilltop vistas, and look for trees of mystery at Hendricks Park by using maps, clues, and wayfinding skills. Put together puzzles, hide prizes for new friends, and discover if you have what it takes to find your way to tricky treasures on this day long adventure in nature! $60 members/$70 non-members. Scholarships available. Ages 6-10, max 12 kids. Outdoors in Hendricks Park. Register online.

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February 2022

Talons and Tweets No School Day

February 21, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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$60 – $70

Discover who's tweeting in Alton Baker Park. Practice beak techniques, check out our talon collection, experiment with feathers and flight, and make a cool bird mask. Go on a bird watching walk in the park. $60 members/$70 non-members. Scholarships available. Ages 6-10, max 12 kids. Outdoors in the Learnscape and Alton Baker Park. Register online.

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June 2022

Summer Daycamps Volunteer and Intern Training

June 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Learn all about what it takes to make a great daycamps volunteer team! Training will cover everything from teaching skills to park safety. Details coming soon! Please contact us or see Summer Daycamps and Outdoor Leaders for more information.

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