No School Day Camp: Nature Detectives, Grades 1-5 *FULL*

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

Put your detective hat on and come out and spend the day investigating the clues that animals leave behind. Learn how to read animal tracks and discover what other signs animals leave behind and what they tell us about those animals! Investigate real animal specimens, hike the trails in search of clues and create your own track to take home!

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No School Day Camp: Creatures of the Night, Grades 1-5 *FULL*

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

As you are fast asleep at night what kind of animals are scurrying about wide awake? Come out and learn all about these nocturnal species and their amazing adaptations that help them survive the PNW dark nights. Look at owl specimens, play games using echolocation and make crafts that focus on our nocturnal friends. If you’ve ever wondered what happens in nature while you are asleep then this is the camp for you!

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No School Day Camp – Fun Fridays: Autumn Trails – Hike & Learn, Grades 3-6 *FULL*

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

On this Junior trekking camp we will go to Tillamook State Forest and hike one of their amazing medium-grade trails as we learn to interact with nature in a sustainable way, leaving no trace behind and practicing the 10-essentials to outdoor survival. This camp is for students in grades 4-6.

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No School Day Camp – Winter Survival, Grades 1-5 *FULL*

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

Have you ever thought about what it takes to survive in the winter? Band together with your fellow campers to learn the ins and outs of wilderness survival. Learn about edible plants, helpful knots and leave no trace principles! These important skills will help build outdoor confidence and competency in the outdoors for your camper!

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November Break Day Camp – Our Nocturnal Neighbors, Grades 3-6 *FULL*

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

Spend the day at our Sanctuary learning about the animals that awake when we go to sleep. Investigate owl and bat specimens to learn about the similarities and differences between the two. We will conduct experiments with our own eyes to see human adaptations for seeing at night and then go out in search of some of these creatures in our forest sanctuary!

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November Break Day Camp – Naturecrafting, Grades 3-6 *FULL*

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

Discover your creative side in this one day camp using materials from nature. We will hike the trails finding inspiration and materials like rocks, sticks, fallen leaves and invasive weeds that will turn into creative arts and crafts projects. This is where nature and crafts meet in artsy ways!

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No School Day Camp – Fun Fridays: Snowy Hares & Hibernating Bears, Grades 1-5 *FULL*

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

Hibernation and torpor are ways that our Pacific Northwest birds and mammals endure the winter months! Let's find out how they do it as we explore pelts and skulls from these amazing survivors. Out in the forest, we can also look for some of their hide outs and signs of their presence like paw prints and scat. Come join us on this exploration day!

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