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Tiny Explorers: Parachute Fun

Pine Nursery Park 3750 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend, OR

Let's meet by the playground that is all fenced in and play in the big field:) This will be a mellow non hiking event playing with parachutes and being crazy animals and reading and singing! Join us for our FREE Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: Sandcastles

Farewell Bend Park 1000 SW Reed Market Rd, Bend, OR

Bring sand toys and blankets and snacks. We are going to build sand castles and play in the water. Join us for our FREE Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones in nature starting at a young age. The […]

Free

Kids in Parks: Madras Opening

Jefferson County Youth Fishing Pond SW Fairgrounds Rd., Madras, OR

Join the Children's Forest of Central Oregon and the City of Madras for the grand opening of the Kids in Parks program in Madras. This fun family event will feature: -Ribbon cutting for the M-Hill TRACK trail -Information about the Kids in Parks program in Madras and Prineville -"Walk with a Doc" along the M-Hill […]

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Kids On-the-Move: La Pine

La Pine Park and Recreation District 16405 1st Street, La Pine, OR

Bring your family to La Pine Park and Recreation District this summer to get your kids moving, exploring, and learning healthy behaviors. OSU-Extension Nutrition Education Program, La Pine Parks and Recreation District, and the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon are teaming up for 8-weeks of summer programming, targeted at 0-5 year olds and their families. […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: All Sorts of Colors

Shevlin Park NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend, OR

We will be hunting around for colors and just playing around! Join us for our FREE Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones in nature starting at a young age. The program is targeted at new families with infants […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: Gettin’ Buggy!

Miller's landing park 80 NW Riverside Blvd., Bend, OR

We will exploring the flower's for insects today. Then we will do a little insect craft using egg cartons. PLEASE BRING CARDBOARD EGG CARTONS if you have them. We will have enough for everyone. Bring blankets and snacks and we will hang after and enjoy the sun and the river side. Join us for our […]

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Tiny Explorers: Nature’s Music

Todd Lake Bend, OR

Bring shakers, drums, flutes and I'll have some too and let's listen to the sounds that Todd Lake has to share. It's a little walk from the parking lot so bring strollers. Then we will walk on the trail for a little bit and then park it lakeside and hang out and play some music! […]

Free

Kids in Parks: Wildlife is Everywhere

Barnes Butte Trail 872 NE Combs Flat Rd., Prineville, OR

Come out to the Barnes Butte TRACK Trail for a morning of fun kids activities, all about wildlife. We'll explore the Barnes Butte trails, learn about the animals that live there, and do fun hands-on activities for the whole family. Families will also learn about the Kids in Parks program, have a chance to do […]

Free

Upstream Explorers Summer Program by UDWC

Various

Join the UDWC for their first ever summer program! This 4-day adventure filled camp will have participants exploring four different locations throughout our watershed. Participants will hike and explore some of our most beautiful sites along streams while engaging in hands-on scientific field studies. This camp will focus on nature and science with a good mix […]

$200

Kids in Parks: Family Fishing Day

Rimrock Park 843 S Main St, Prineville, OR

Join us for a family program for Free Fishing Weekend at Rimrock Park, one of our TRACK Trail sites. Learn to fish, participate in hands-on education activities, and enjoy family time at the park. We'll provide equipment and instruction for new anglers. Recommended for ages 4-10 with parent or guardian. This is event is offered […]

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