The mission of the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon is to unite our community to inspire lifelong connections to nature for all kids.  Your donation helps to connect underrepresented communities to impactful experiences in nature.


The Children’s Forest of Central Oregon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Your tax-deductible contribution can help support important programs and services such as:

  • $25 provides 3 take-home Nature Exploration kits for rural youth
  • $50 supports a family nature program
  • $150 supports a child to participate in the Jugamos Afuera afterschool program

Thank you for helping us bring all of the amazing benefits of nature to children and families across Central Oregon.


Or mail a check to:

Children’s Forest of Central Oregon

63095 Deschutes Market Road

Bend, OR  97701



Vámonos Outside


The Children’s Forest serves as the fiscal agent for the Vámonos Outside program.  Learn more about their great work connecting Latinx communities to the outdoors here.  To direct a donation to Vámonos Outside, select this option in the drop down menu on our Paypal site.