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Art Outside

Increase your naturalist knowledge as you record the amazingly varied shapes, textures, patterns and colors of wildlife and their habitat in your own sketchbook. Sketch the wild world of nature that you’ll see while hiking in and around the Portland Audubon Nature Sanctuary and neighboring Forest Park. Polish your observation skills as you develop your ability to “capture” wild animals and their habitat.

Week-long Camp: July 26-July 30, 8:30/8:45 a.m. – 3:15/3:30 p.m.
Price: $385 members/$405 non-members
Grades: 6th-8th
Drop off Location:
Portland Audubon, 5151 NW Cornell Rd. Portland OR, 97210


*This all outdoor program is limited to a maximum of ten children, and will follow all social distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration. Please see below.

A camper sits in the forest, holding up her notebook to sketch.
Sketching Nature, photo by Ali Berman

Youth Education In-Person Programs
Mandatory Guidelines

Stay home if you, a member in your household, or anyone you have been in contact with has any of these symptoms:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Sore throat
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting

Maintain physical distance of at least (6) six feet between you and people who you do not live with.
Use cloth, paper or disposable face coverings in public. All participants must wear a face covering at all times. If you need to take your mask off temporarily to take a drink of water and/or get some air, please hang back allowing an additional 20 feet of distance from the group, take the break you need and reposition your mask before rejoining the group.
Everyone must drive to the location on their own, or with members of their household.

Standards Portland Audubon will follow:
No more than 10 participants, plus the instructor
Choose locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
Wide, open spaces are best
No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
Prioritize trails that are one-directional
Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide
No scopes, no sharing of equipment


July 26, 2021
July 30, 2021
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Portland Audubon – Heron Hall
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR United States
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Tara Lemezis