Childrens' Forest of Central Oregon

Discover Nature Festival

Our 2017 Discover Nature Festival was held on Saturday, September 23 at Riverbend Park in Bend from 11am-3pm. The event is offered in partnership with Bend Park and Recreation District and Deschutes National Forest. This FREE event featured over 30 nature education, outdoor recreation, and health and wellness activities including:

Climbing Wall, Archery, Art Activity, and “Wildside” with Bend Park and Recreation District
Fire Fighter Challenge, The Bat Cave, and Read with a Ranger with Deschutes National Forest
Bike Obstacle Course with Bend Endurance Academy
Crosscut Saw Demonstration with Heart of Oregon Corps
Leave No Trace with Deschutes 4-H
10 Essentials with Camp Fire Central Oregon
Map and Compass with REI
Canoeing with Wanderlust Tours
Adaptive Cycling and Kayaking with Oregon Adaptive Sports
Slackline Yoga Demos with Slackrobats
Junior Ranger Program with Discover Your Forest
Bird Beak Game with Oregon State Parks
Live Reptiles with Sunriver Nature Center
Birding with East Cascades Audubon
Skulls, Pelts, and Tracks with High Desert Museum
Natural Dying and Weaving with Wildheart Nature School
Nature Mandala with The Environmental Center
Healthy Snacks and Health Activities with Mosaic Medical and OSU-Extension
Energy Challenge with Children’s Museum of Central Oregon


Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Outdoor Recreation Zone Sponsor


Three Sisters Sponsor

Broken Top Sponsors