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No School Day Adventures

Modeled after our Summer Daycamps, Nearby Nature's No School Day Adventures are a fun medley of outdoor hiking and exploration plus games, crafts, and stories.

Fall 2018 programs take place at Alton Baker and Hendricks Parks, from 8:30 am-3:00 pm, for kids aged 6-9 (except on October 12 when we will have two slightly different age groups -- see below). NEW! After care is available from 3:00-4:00 pm for programs in Alton Baker Park.

Our activities are outdoors, but we also have indoor or covered space for breaks during inclement weather. Instructors are experienced environmental educators and class size is limited to a max of 12 kids.

Cost $45 members/$50 non-members, scholarships available (apply when you register online). For current programs see below or our Calendar.

Questions? Call 541-687-9699, ext 2 or email here.

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Thursday, October 11: Treasure Trackers at Hendricks Park (ages 6-9)

Navigate park trails and track down treasures using maps, compasses, and other ways of wayfinding. Play predator-prey games and hone your sneaking skills.

Friday, October 12: Potion, Paints, and Pies (ages 6-8)

Make magic in the Learnscape! Become your own special character as our group creates a kingdom for a day. Paint mini-murals, build mud pies, and brew herbal potions from garden goodies.

Friday, October 12: Bug Banquet (ages 8-11)- CANCELLED

Bats, spiders, and birds oh my! Discover who's eating bugs for dinner. Go on a creepy-crawly scavenger hunt, play Bat and Moth, catch pond bugs, and have your own special bug banquet.

Friday, November 9: Theater in the Thicket (ages 6-9)-this program is FULL.

Make masks from recycled and natural materials, act like animals from nature nearby, and create your own cool theater in the thicket. Showcase your skills on the Star Stage, our new performance platform in the Learnscape.

Monday, November 12: Fun with Fungi (ages 6-9)

-this program is FULL.

Fungi, bacteria, insects - oh my, the FBI! Discover and uncover the forest's mighty recyclers. Investigate insects, make art from nature's leftovers, and go on a scavenger hunt.



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