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Let’s Go Camping!
September 3, 2019$65 – $75
Curious about camping? Don’t have a tent or sleeping bag? No worries. Let’s Go Camping lets you try it out with our gear.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer a summer series of guided weekend outings for beginning campers of ALL ages. With hands-on lessons, nature hikes and fun family activities, Let’s Go Camping makes camping easy. These events take place all across Oregon and may be coming to a park near you. Scroll down further for 2015 event listings.
To register, call Reservations Northwest at (888) 953-7677 or e-mail for registration information. Registration Fee: $30 per family
Join our group of expert staff and volunteers who are there to assist you. So what are you waiting for? Let’s Go Camping!
All events feature these sessions:
Camping basics & tent set-up
Equipment care & maintenance
Leave No Trace (outdoor ethics)
The 10 essentials of safe hiking
Fire building & safety
Campfire and Dutch oven cooking
Depending upon your chosen park location, other activities may include:
|Ranger-led hikes||Tide pooling|
|Kid’s programs||Disc golfing|
|Swimming||Nature arts & crafts|
|Fishing||Night sky interpretation|
|Kayaking||Owl prowls & bat chats!|
Have expertise in camping and interested in helping out? Volunteers are needed to teach sessions and to be mentors to new camper. Join us and camp for free! email@example.com or (503) 225-9803.
2015 Summer Season
Joseph Stewart (Southern Oregon – Medford / Grants Pass area)
Beverly Beach (Central Coast – Newport area) Going fast, only 10 spots left!
Alfred Loeb (South Coast – Brookings area)
The Cove Palisades (Central Oregon – Madras / Redmond area)
Milo McIver (Portland / Estacada area) Event Full – Waiting List Only
Memaloose (Columbia Gorge – Hood River area) Filling up fast!
Cascara – Fall Creek (Willamette Valley – Eugene area)
Prineville Reservoir (Central Oregon – Prineville area)
Silver Falls (Willamette Valley – Silverton area) Event Full – Waiting List Only
July 31-Aug 2
LL Stub Stewart (Portland / Banks / Vernonia area)
Wallowa Lake (Eastern Oregon – Enterprise / Joseph area)
Tumalo (Central Oregon – Bend area)
Champoeg (Willamette Valley – Salem area)
Red Bridge (Eastern Oregon – La Grande area)
Sunset Bay (South Coast – Coos Bay area)
Collier Memorial (Southern Oregon – Klamath Falls area)
William M. Tugman (South Coast – Reedsport area)