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Upcoming nature events in Portland

It’s time to register for spring break and summer camps! Nature-based spring break camps in the Portland area Nature-based summer break camps in the Portland area The Tillamook Forest Center is back open for the spring – check out their upcoming events … Continue reading

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Nature-based camps for Summer 2015

I’ve been getting emails and seeing on Facebook that some places have already opened up registration for summer camps. I know, you’re thinking: we haven’t even hit Spring Break yet! But, for any parents who are looking to sign their child(ren) … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: big binocs for little hands

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Monday thought of the week: part of the children’s daily existence

A thought: Research tells us that human values and behaviors are driven more by emotion than intellect, so this suggests that the most powerful interactions with nature have more to do with a child’s heart than his/her head. This is … Continue reading

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Children at Nature Play Signs are now available!

It’s official! Our Children at Nature Play signs are now available for order. We’re excited about all the interest we’ve received so far. At this point, we’ve sent out signs to: – an environmental high school in Land O Lakes, … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: stump play

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Monday thought of the week: it is up to us

A thought: Children do not get to choose their child-HOOD. It is up to us… the parents, educators, and mentors, to bring childhood back outside! – Kenny Ballentine, Founder of The Nature Kids Institute

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Nature play signs available soon & t-shirt offerings

We’ll soon have our nature play signs up for sale at NaturePlaySign.com! In the meantime, we have some more shirts available through Teespring.com. Each shirt design will be printed if we sell 5 of that design, with about a week … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

It’s time to register for spring break camps! Nature-based spring break camps in the Portland area Hike series with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge Hike series with Oregon Wild Free Skills Series from Rewild Portland (every month) November-June | Lunch with the Birds! | Hillsboro … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: nature stroll

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