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Snowshoe with a Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

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 can ski or snowboard Mt. Bachelor slopes with a ranger, or chat with a roving ranger around Mt. Bachelor. All interpretive programs focus on the…

Snowshoe with a Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

December 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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 can ski or snowboard Mt. Bachelor slopes with a ranger, or chat with a roving ranger around Mt. Bachelor. All interpretive programs focus on the…

December 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 13, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

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 mark your calendars.  And of course, it is weather dependent. Dress warm! In winter, serious cold weather or ski gear is required. Admission for Evening Program…

Discover Nature Day: Winter Tracking

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.  We'll search for wildlife tracks and learn about fascinating winter adaptations. Recommended for ages 6-12 with family.  Free! Advance registration is required at this link.…

Jr. Snow Ranger at Hoodoo Ski Area

January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 29, 2018 at 1:00pm

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 Snow Ranger event is designed for children to explore their winter wonderland. Activities include snowshoeing, winter safety, exploring snowflakes, wildlife tracking, winter ecology, and the…

Jr. Snow Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 18, 2018

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

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. The Junior Snow Ranger event is designed for children to explore their winter wonderland. Activities include snowshoeing, winter safety, exploring snowflakes, wildlife tracking, winter ecology,…

Free Days at High Desert Musuem

January 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

Our partner High Desert Museum is offering free admission on January 27, 2018 and Febuary 24, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information visit their website.  

Garden Educator Network Winter Meet Up

February 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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 to be decide before the meeting. Email denise to get added to the email list to stay in the loop about Garden Educator Network gatherings. Successful…

Discover Nature Day: Habitat Heroes

March 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 Habitat Heroes with High Desert Museum.  Design and create habitat for local insects and critters in this special STEM program.  Participants will take home their creations to help improve insect habitat in their neighborhood! Recommended for ages 6-12 with family.  Free! Advance registration is required at this link. Admission to High…

Puddlestompers: Watery Wonders

March 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spark a sense of wonder for nature through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories.  This week's program is Watery Wonders with Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. Ages 3-5 with family.  Free!

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