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Puddlestompers: Wildlife is Everywhere

Shevlin Park NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend

Spark a sense of wonder for nature through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories with our partners at Wildheart Nature School. Ages 3-5 with family Free!

Free

Puddlestompers: Trees are Treemendous

West Canyon Rim Park 1018 NW Rimrock Drive, Redmond

Spark a sense of wonder for nature through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories with our partners at Discover Your Forest. Ages 3-5 with family Free!

Free
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Snowshoe with a Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor Snowshoe Hut 13000 Century Dr, Bend

Our partner Discover Your Forest, in collaboration with the Deschutes National Forest and Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, will begin their annual interpretive snow tours in the next few weeks. Beginning December 16, 2017 visitors to the Mt. Bachelor Ski Area can go on a snowshoe tour with a ranger, then on January 6th, 2018 visitors […]

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Snowshoe with a Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor Snowshoe Hut 13000 Century Dr, Bend

Our partner Discover Your Forest, in collaboration with the Deschutes National Forest and Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, will begin their annual interpretive snow tours in the next few weeks. Beginning December 16, 2017 visitors to the Mt. Bachelor Ski Area can go on a snowshoe tour with a ranger, then on January 6th, 2018 visitors […]

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Oregon Observatory 57245 River Road, Sunriver

Feast your eyes on faraway galaxies at the Oregon Observatory in Sunriver. Witness a meteor shower. Get a glimpse of globular clusters, nebulae and deep space binary stars, as well as our closest star, the Sun. There’s no better place than the Oregon Observatory at Sunriver.  They will open for 4 nights only during winter months so […]

$8 – $10.00

Discover Nature Day: Winter Tracking

Sunriver Nature Center 57245 River Road, Sunriver

Discover Nature Days are free family programs offered by Children's Forest partners.  Each event features a different theme and location with a mix of science, art, and exploration. This week's program is Winter Tracking with Sunriver Nature Center and Discover Your Forest.  Strap on your snowshoes and explore the amazing area around Sunriver Nature Center.  […]

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Jr. Snow Ranger at Hoodoo Ski Area

Hoodoo Ski Area 27400 Big Lake Road, Sisters

Discover Your Forest and Deschutes National Forest invite you to enjoy some family time in the Forest playing with your kids as they become Junior Snow Rangers. From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 13, February 10, February 17 and March 29, 2018, families can attend the Junior Snow Ranger event at Hoodoo Ski Area. The Junior […]

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Jr. Snow Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor 13000 Century Dr, Bend

Discover Your Forest and Deschutes National Forest invite you to enjoy some family time in the Forest playing with your kids as they become Junior Snow Rangers. From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, January 21, February 18 and March 11, 2018, families can attend the Junior Snow Ranger event at Mt. Bachelor West Village. […]

Free

Garden Educator Network Winter Meet Up

Our partner The Environmental Center is hosting  a Green Educator Network winter meet up for anyone wishing to incorporate garden based learning into their work with youth. Gather at St. Francis School on February 6th, from 4:30 – 6:30,to get inspired by the weekly garden experiences through the winter, connect and share resources. Specific topics […]

Free