Mammals Wake Up, Grades 1-3 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

During this camp, you’ll learn about all the tales of the forest and the animals that they belong to as they come back to life from their winter hibernation sleep.

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The Art of Invisibility, Grades 1-3 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

We will be heading into our sanctuary to practice our stealth and hiding skills. We will learn what type of movements allow us to travel undetected through the woods, how we can learn from animals to better camouflage ourselves and hone our observation skills.

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A Bug’s Life, Grades 1-3 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

This camp is all about learning more about what makes these animals so awesome! We will meet some live insects from around Oregon and you’ll have a chance to better understand the role they play in our ecosystems and ways to appreciate them for who they are. After meeting some bugs and spiders up close we will spend time in the sanctuary seeking out some of the local inhabitants that call this forest home.

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Spring Break Camp: Spring Fairies, Grades K-1 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

Fairies awake with the warming weather and the longer days of Spring. These ancient and magical creatures roam the forest floor when you are not looking! Let's go find them deep in the forest and create spaces for them to play in. Let your creativity run wild as we craft magical fairy crafts to keep the magic alive long after the camp day ends!

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Spring Break Camp: Nature Mosaics, Grades K-1 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

Come get creative on this hands-on camp and experience the joy of creating mosiacs inspired by nature.
We will forage the land for materials like sticks, leaves, mosses and rocks to create our one of a kind mosiac. Hike the trails to gain inspiration and let your creativity run wild in this art-inspired camp. 

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Spring Break Camp: Tales of the Forest, Grades K-1 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

What tales have our ancient Pacific Northwest forest heard and what stories do our century-old growth trees know? Immerse yourself in the giant trees of the forest, that exist right here in our city to find out what stories they tell. Learn how to identify some of our most common plants and animals in our Nature Sanctuary and create your own stories about them!

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Spring Break Camp: Miniature Bug Hideouts, Grades K-1 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

They range from microscopic to bigger than your hand and science estimates that there are millions of species on the planet! Insects and their arachnid cousins can be bizarre, funny looking, beautiful but also powerful. This camp is all about learning the basic science behind what makes bugs one of the greatest evolutionary successes in nature! Head out into the forest with your magnifying glass in hand to seek out some of these tiny inhabitants that call our Sanctuary home.

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Spring Break Camp: Hoot’s There, Grades K-1 *FULL*

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

Knock knock, hoot's there? OWLS, that's who who! Come search the forest for signs of owls as we learn about these illusive forest creatures. Investigate specimens, dissect owl pellets and learn about all of the amazing owls that call the Pacific Northwest home.

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No School Day Camp – Fun Fridays: Winged Wonders, Grades 1-5

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

Have you ever wondered how different animals use their wings so differently? Some birds fly quietly while others are fast, some use it for courtship while others fly above the clouds. Come learn about all of the special adaptations that our wonderful winged friends have while examining birds bones, wings, tallons and owl pellets. Walk through the forest looking for these creatures of the sky and test yourself on how many different species you can find!

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No School Day Camp – Fun Fridays: Garden Buds, Grades 1-5

Bird Alliance of Oregon - Heron Hall 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, United States

Grow your gardening skills and become a master of plants! Join us for a Spring day filled with hands-on gardening fun for those who love both nature and creativity. We will learn about native plants and flowers through colorful crafts. Let's have fun, get a little dirty and help nature thrive!

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