When the Corvallis schools are closed, send your child (ages 5-10) on a fun and educational adventure!

Space is limited and advanced registration is required.


March 25 – 27: Spring Salmon Study

Run with the salmon on a journey from mountain streams to giant ocean seas. Dissect a hatchery salmon with ODFW Fish Biologist Karen Hans to see egg masses and internal anatomy. Test local rivers for key salmon needs from water quality to stream sediment and debris. Visit Cascadia State Park and the South Santiam Fish Hatchery. Create a large-scale salmon art installation. Daily details coming soon!

  • Monday: fish dissections and salmon biology
  • Tuesday: Field trip to South Santiam Fish Hatchery and Cascadia State Park. Return to Avery House at 4:30pm.
  • Wednesday: Community art installation salmon banners