Learn about the stars, planets, sun, and moon under clear night skies of the central Oregon desert.
Practice locating star clusters and galaxies with a telescope, then take your new skills to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.
Discover how living organisms (including humans) have survived in the desert for thousands of years.
Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.
Join us for an unforgettable weekend at Camp Hancock and learn about the geologic history and wildlife of the John Day Fossil Beds.
Learn about life in Oregon millions of years ago with an up-close look at the plant and animal fossils found in the different units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.