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Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Learn about the stars, planets, sun and moon under clear night skies at Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$565/$615

Backpacking:
Broken Top

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Backpack into the Cascades to explore geologic forces and alpine ecosystems.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 

Backpacking:
Steens

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Spend a week backpacking and exploring the exquisite and isolated Steens Mountain in Southeastern Oregon. You will be one of the rare few who ever has!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Steens Mountain, OR
$565-$615
Registration Availability 

Backpacking:
Teen Girls

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Join an all-girl crew for a trek through the stunning alpine scenery of central Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness area to study volcanic geology and alpine ecology.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 

Backpacking:
Three Sisters

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Travel along the Pacific Crest Trail in the Three Sisters Wilderness area and explore glacially carved lakes and moraines.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 

Backpacking:
Wallowas

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Backpack into the Wallowa Mountains as we practice modern orienteering, learn to use minimum-impact camping techniques, and explore the cultural and natural history of the area.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Eagle Cap Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 

Coastal Explorers

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Travel to the Oregon coast and use your senses to explore the landscape.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$515/$565
Registration Availability 

Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found near Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Registration Availability 

Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
Family

Join us for an unforgettable weekend at Camp Hancock and learn about the geologic history and wildlife of the John Day Fossil Beds.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 29, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$215/$265

Leadership in Training

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Gain the skills and judgment needed to lead a group safely through outdoor activities.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$825/$875

Lewis & Clark Naturalists

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Learn how Lewis & Clark used canoeing, fire-building, navigation and scientific observation on their epic journey.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$515/$565
Registration Availability 

Marine Wildlife

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Immerse yourself in marine science by exploring life found at every level of the ocean — from deep-sea vents to rocky tide pools.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$575/$625
Registration Availability 

Orca Camp

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

A visit to northern Washington’s San Juan Island provides an up-close look at seals and porpoises, calm water for canoeing, coastal hiking trails, and a chance to see orca whales.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
San Juan Island, WA
$575/$625

Oregon Shores 6-8

Format
Traveling
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Compare and contrast estuaries, sandy dunes and rocky tide pools as we learn about the plants and animals in the diverse habitats of the Oregon coast.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Central Oregon Coast
$575/$625

Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Reptiles & Amphibians

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Learn about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders—all of which can be found at OMSI’s Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Research Team:
San Juan Island

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Spend a two-week island getaway researching and monitoring the ecosystems of San Juan Island with OMSI naturalists.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
San Juan Island, WA
$825-$875
Registration Availability 

San Juan Wildlife Adventure

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Spend a week exploring San Juan Island’s variety of animal habitats and biodiversity.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
San Juan Island, WA
$585-$635

Volcanoes & Caves 6-8

Format
Traveling
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Join us as we travel and camp around the Newberry Caldera and Crater Lake National Park for an up-close look at how volcanoes shape our landscape.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Newberry National Volcanic Monument, OR
$575/$625
Registration Availability 

Wilderness Survival

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Registration Availability 

Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found near Camp Hancock.


Lewis & Clark Naturalists

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn how Lewis & Clark used canoeing, fire-building, navigation and scientific observation on their epic journey.


Research Team:
San Juan Island

Format
Residential
Location
San Juan Island, WA
Date(s)
Aug 4-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$825-$875
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Spend a two-week island getaway researching and monitoring the ecosystems of San Juan Island with OMSI naturalists.


Volcanoes & Caves 6-8

Format
Traveling
Location
Newberry National Volcanic Monument, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$575-$625
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join us as we travel and camp around the Newberry Caldera and Crater Lake National Park for an up-close look at how volcanoes shape our landscape.


Wilderness Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.


Backpacking:
Teen Girls

Format
Backpacking
Location
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join an all-girl crew for a trek through the stunning alpine scenery of central Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness area to study volcanic geology and alpine ecology.


Backpacking:
Three Sisters

Format
Backpacking
Location
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Travel along the Pacific Crest Trail in the Three Sisters Wilderness area and explore glacially carved lakes and moraines.


Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.


Leadership in Training

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-22, 2014
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$825-$875
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Gain the skills and judgment needed to lead a group safely through outdoor activities.


Marine Wildlife

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$575-$625
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Immerse yourself in marine science by exploring life found at every level of the ocean — from deep-sea vents to rocky tide pools.


Reptiles & Amphibians

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders—all of which can be found at OMSI’s Camp Hancock.


Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-22, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about the stars, planets, sun and moon under clear night skies at Camp Hancock.


Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-23, 2014
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

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.


Backpacking:
Steens

Format
Backpacking
Location
Steens Mountain, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-23, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

Spend a week backpacking and exploring the exquisite and isolated Steens Mountain in Southeastern Oregon. You will be one of the rare few who ever has!


Backpacking:
Wallowas

Format
Backpacking
Location
Eagle Cap Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-23, 2014
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Backpack into the Wallowa Mountains as we practice modern orienteering, learn to use minimum-impact camping techniques, and explore the cultural and natural history of the area.


Coastal Explorers

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-22, 2014
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Travel to the Oregon coast and use your senses to explore the landscape.


Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-22, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

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.


San Juan Wildlife Adventure

Format
Residential
Location
San Juan Island, WA
Date(s)
Aug 18-23, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$585-$635
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

Spend a week exploring San Juan Island’s variety of animal habitats and biodiversity.


Backpacking:
Broken Top

Format
Backpacking
Location
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 25-29, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Backpack into the Cascades to explore geologic forces and alpine ecosystems.


Orca Camp

Format
Residential
Location
San Juan Island, WA
Date(s)
Aug 25-29, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$575-$625
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

A visit to northern Washington’s San Juan Island provides an up-close look at seals and porpoises, calm water for canoeing, coastal hiking trails, and a chance to see orca whales.


Oregon Shores 6-8

Format
Traveling
Location
Central Oregon Coast
Date(s)
Aug 25-29, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$575-$625
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Compare and contrast estuaries, sandy dunes and rocky tide pools as we learn about the plants and animals in the diverse habitats of the Oregon coast.


Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 29-Sep 1, 2014
Grade Level(s)
Family
Price Range
$215-$265
Start and end times
6pm Fri - Noon Mon

Join us for an unforgettable weekend at Camp Hancock and learn about the geologic history and wildlife of the John Day Fossil Beds.