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No School Day & Spring Break Adventures

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

Programs take place at Alton Baker Park* from 8:30 am-3:00 pm, for kids aged 6-9 years old.

SUMMER DAYCAMPS! Click here for info on these really fun programs for 2018!

Our activities are outdoors, but we also have an indoor space (our yurt) for 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.

To register, click on the green dragonfly logo.

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Camouflage GameSpring Break Adventure -- Monday, March 26: Color Craze!

Spots and stripes and masks, oh my! How do colors and markings help animals survive in the wild? Answer these questions and more as we play camouflage games, explore nature nearby, and create our own colorful critters to take home.

Spring Break Adventure -- Tuesday, March 27: Forts in the ForestKids in Fort 2015

How do animals build their homes? Try your hand at making a deer bed, a bird nest, and your own fort from the forest. Discover how to navigate in the woods with a compass and clues on this forest adventure.

Spring Break Adventure -- Wednesday, March 28: Rain Rangers

Raindrops sparkle in Alton Baker Park -- photo by Sarah PondWater and weather wanders every which way! Discover how the water falling on your head got so high in the sky and learn where the river's running. Play water games, tell water tales, and learn how to predict the weather.

No School Day Adventure -- Monday, April 2: Growing Up GreenDephinium blossoms brighten Alton Baker Park in the spring -- photo by Renee Gabriel

Discover what’s green and growing in the forest, from the tiniest seed to the tallest tree. Go on a wildflower hunt and search for Hendricks Park’s coolest trees - the tall, the twisted, the wide, and the weird!


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 *We also occasionally have programs at Hendricks Park and Mount Pisgah Arboretum!









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