FirestartingAug 4th – 8th  Native Survivor – Arrows, bows, baskets, beads, ropes and trade were all part of everyday life in the Willamette Valley.  Journey into the past with Pacific NW Native American Life. Learn the skills you need to survive, including flint knapping demos, primitive tool building, the creation of cordage, basket weaving, beading, and traditional natural resource management. Thursday Field Trip: Bald Hill

Monday – Tribes of the Pacific Northwest.

  • The Who, Where and When of native tribes in our region. Similarities between the way of life of tribes of the past and communities of today.

Tuesday – Resources and Tools.

  • Learn the arts of Flint knapping, Basket weaving, Rope making, Wood carving and Leather crafting!

Wednesday – Getting what you need to Survive.

  • Learn the techniques of making fire, Hunting, Gathering, Wild edibles and Trade.

Thursday – Field Trip Day! Destination: Bald Hill

Friday – People of the Valley: Yesterday and Today

  • How has time changed the way people live and the structure of communities? Living simply, sustainably and understanding resource management.

All camps cover ages 5-12 unless age restrictions are stated. Campers are divided into age appropriate groups within camps. Note some camps meet at different locations on some days and all camps have field trips on Thursday. The field trips are great fun!