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Education Programs

The Corvallis Environmental Center is providing a variety of in-person programs with a lens of STEAM education. We will teach nature and gardening lessons through stories, games, art, and science investigations.

 

We have engaging virtual content on our CEC Connects page- Check it out.

Are you looking for preschool programs? Check out NaturePlay!

Please note: Program schedules, topics, and format are subject to change due to Covid-19 impacts and guidance.

Your child's safety is our #1 priority. To see our Covid-19 protocol click here: 

WILD In the Parks - Buddy and Me

Ages 3 - 6

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Wednesday 1 - 2:30 pm

April 6th - May 11th

Get WILD while appreciating the budding spring! Join us to Wonder, Investigate, Learn and Discover (WILD) in your city parks. This outdoor program explores a different park each week and a unique plant, animal or relationship. Program includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. A Corvallis Environmental Center naturalist will engage you and your child in exploration of place, active play, development of social and emotional skills, science thinking and inspiration of wonder. This program takes place at a different Corvallis city park each of the six classes and happens rain or shine. You'll get an email with more details about where to meet before the program begins. Parents/guardians required to attend.

 

Full scholarships are available contingent upon income. Contact P&R for more details: 541-766-6918

 

Wed, April 6: Avery Park, Predators and Prey

Wed, April 13: Crystal Lake Park, Rivers

Wed, April 20: Starker Arts Park, Wetlands

Wed, April 27: Martin Luther King, JR., Moss and Lichen

Wed, May 4: SAGE (Starker Arts Garden for Education), Seeds

Wed, May 11: Chepenefa Springs Park, Pollinators

WILD In the Parks - Explorers

Ages 6-9

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Wednesday 3 - 4:30 pm

April 6th - May 11th

Get WILD while appreciating the budding spring! Wonder, Investigate, Learn and Discover (WILD) in city parks. This outdoor program explores a different park each week and why it is unique. Program includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. A Corvallis Environmental Center naturalist will engage children in exploration of place, active play, development of social and emotional skills, science thinking and inspiration of wonder. This program takes place at a different Corvallis city park each of the six classes and happens rain or shine. You’ll get an email with more information and where to meet the week before class starts.

 

Full scholarships are available contingent upon income. Contact P&R for more details: 541-766-6918

 

Wed, April 6: Avery Park, Predators and Prey

Wed, April 13: Crystal Lake Park, Rivers

Wed, April 20: Starker Arts Park, Wetlands

Wed, April 27: Martin Luther King, JR., Moss and Lichen

Wed, May 4: SAGE (Starker Arts Garden for Education), Seeds

Wed, May 11: Chepenefa Springs Park, Pollinators