Master the art of archery and gain vital wilderness skills this week with Portland Audubon’s expert staff. Learn to shoot a bow and spend part of each day learning skills that are based on the essential concepts of shelter, water, fire and food. In this experiential camp, campers will learn nature awareness techniques, debris hut construction, Leave No Trace principles, animal tracking and staying found. Spend Wednesday-Friday at Marmot Cabin, a perfect setting to hone the skills you learn throughout the week. This week of adventure is a must for campers who want to practice and master survival techniques that will guide them through a lifetime.
Week-long Camp — Outdoor Naturalists Track : July 24 – July 28, 8:30/8:45 a.m. – 3:00/3:15 p.m. Grades: 6-8
Drop off Location: Grades 6-8 meet at Upper Macleay Park, which neighbors Portland Audubon on Cornell Road to the east. Please park in that parking lot for drop off on Monday and pick up on Friday. Type of Camp: Overnighters mainly take place at Marmot Cabin and the Miller Wildlife Sanctuary, outside of Sandy, Oregon. There are two 30 foot yurts and a 3,200 square foot cabin and a 91 acre wildlife sanctuary for us to explore, learn new skills and connect with nature and each other.
Campers must be fully vaccinated with up-to-date boosters on all overnight camps with Portland Audubon. You will be asked to show your camper’s proof of vaccination, as well as two negative at-home COVID TESTS.