Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Are you a seasoned backpacker? Take on the Canadian Rockies while hiking around alpine meadows and blue-green glacial lakes.

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Jul 24, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$850.00 / $1,062.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

You can see them in the distance, but what are the Cascade Mountains like up close? Backpack in the wilderness and summit Olallie Mountain as you witness firsthand the majesty and science of the Cascade range.

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Jul 10, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Be a true Olympian this summer as you backpack through lush rainforests and alongside raging rivers, camping each night under the snow-capped peaks of the Olympic Mountains.

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Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Join an exclusive group of hikers to visit the famous Steens Mountain and Alvord Desert.

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Aug 7, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Stretch your adventurous spirit and your legs as you trek through central Oregon's stunning alpine meadows and ancient lava flows with other tenacious young women.

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Jul 31, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Dust off your hiking boots as you prepare to hike deep into the lush rainforests of the Three Sisters Wilderness, camping each night at beautiful mountain lakes.

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Jul 17, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Become a modern adventurer as you explore the cultural and natural history of the "Alps of Oregon," the exquisite Wallowa Mountains.

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Aug 7, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

The ocean is calling you. Answer it! Head to the Oregon Coast and explore diverse habitats only the West Coast can offer.

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Registration Availability
Jun 26, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$565.00 / $706.25
Jul 24, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$565.00 / $706.25
Aug 7, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$565.00 / $706.25
Format: Residential Subject: Technology Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Quiet on set! Get ready to work with NW Documentary as you film on location, interview an expert, write and record narration, and edit it all together to make a short film about science and nature in Newport, Oregon.

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Jul 24, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$925.00 / $1,156.25
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Great for first time campers! Explore the depths of the great blue by looking at what's right in front of us-tidepools, beaches, and forests.

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Jun 26, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: Family

Bring the family for five days to the Coastal Discovery Center to learn about the wind, water and waves of the Oregon Coast. OMSI instructors will take you to paddle canoes, explore tide pools, search for fossils along the shore, and to hike in coastal forests.

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Jul 17, 2017
Noon Mon - Noon Fri
$410.00 / $512.50
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 2, 3

Great for first time campers! Go on a fun-filled science adventure with an artistic twist!

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2017
7am Wed- 5pm Fri
$340.00 / $425.00
Format: Residential Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Lights, Camera, Action! Tap into your inner director as you learn the tricks (and tools and techniques) of the film-making trade with NW Documentary.

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Registration Availability
Jun 19, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 4, 5

What would you do if lost in the wilderness? Key safety and survival skills will turn you into a seasoned outdoorsperson.

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Registration Availability
Jul 17, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Draw inspiration from the ocean as you take on mini-design challenges during your fun-filled adventure at the coast.

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Registration Availability
Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun- 5pm Thurs
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Traveling Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Do you like exploring Oregon? Share your passion with international students and serve as their ambassador to American culture and Oregon’s wilderness.

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Registration Availability
Jul 3, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$850.00 / $1,062.50
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Imagine what Oregon looked like 50 million years ago. Jungles! Volcanoes! Giant beasts! Explore the eastern Oregon landscape and discover how it has changed over millions of years. Plus, find fossils of your own to take home.

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Registration Availability
Jul 10, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Take one giant leap to becoming an astronomy pro as you search the sky for galaxies, nebulae, and planets.

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Jul 24, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Look to the stars-what do you see? A week of exploring, astronomy, and fun!

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Registration Availability
Jul 17, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 2, 3

Quick! Name three things you need to survive in the desert. Not sure what they are? Come to Hancock Field Station and find out! Join other beginner survivors as you gain the skills you need to thrive in the desert.

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Jul 31, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Look closer! There are fossils hidden in the hills of the John Day Fossil Beds just waiting for you to find them.

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Jul 5, 2017
7am Wed - 5pm Fri
$340.00 / $425.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: Family

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Sep 1, 2017
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
$245.00 / $306.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Camp out under the night sky, view the solar eclipse, and photograph the Milky Way as you dive deep into space science at Hancock Field Station.

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Registration Availability
Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun - 5pm Thur
$590.00 / $737.50
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Look at nature differently as you find inspiration for your designs. OMSI is partnering with the Pacific Northwest College of Art to bring art and science together for this week.

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Registration Availability
Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: Family

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Registration Availability
May 26, 2017
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
$245.00 / $306.25
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: Adult

Be part of the Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) of National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Wilderness First Responder training program, a nationally recognized program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings.

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Start Date: Feb 13, 2017 Time: The course runs from 8am-5pm daily, with two evening sessions. Price Range: $615-$940 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Woohoo! Spend spring break with OMSI at Hancock Field Station!

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Start Date: Mar 27, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545-$648 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: Family

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Start Date: May 26, 2017 Time: 6pm Fri - Noon Mon Price Range: $245.00-$306.25 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: Family

Spend a weekend at the Coastal Discovery Center and enjoy ecology and marine biology activities appropriate for all ages and all weather.

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Start Date: May 26, 2017 Time: 6pm Fri - Noon Mon Price Range: $240.00-$300.00 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Lights, Camera, Action! Tap into your inner director as you learn the tricks (and tools and techniques) of the film-making trade with NW Documentary.

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Start Date: Jun 19, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Sat Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 4, 5

Bring your inner artist to the shore as you learn through your own nature sketch book. Be prepared to record everything, small and big, from shells and seaweed to old-growth Sitka spruce trees.

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Start Date: Jun 19, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Are you curious about the shoreline? Paddle a canoe in an estuary, camp on sandy dunes, and hike rocky cliffs to identify clues of the geologic processes that are shaping our coast.

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Start Date: Jun 19, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Adventure is around every bend with whitewater rapids and majestic bald eagles looking on, as you raft and camp along the beautiful Grande Ronde River.

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Start Date: Jun 19, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Sat Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Grande Ronde, OR Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

The ocean is calling you. Answer it! Head to the Oregon Coast and explore diverse habitats only the West Coast can offer.

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Start Date: Jun 26, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $565.00-$706.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Great for first time campers! Explore the depths of the great blue by looking at what's right in front of us-tidepools, beaches, and forests.

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Start Date: Jun 26, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

If you look at the world with a keen eye, you'll discover new patterns. Explore beaches and tide pools, hike in old growth forests and get lost in the grassy dunes to learn about the plants and animals of the coast.

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Start Date: Jun 26, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Take an adventure through eastern Oregon! Explore the fossils and landscape as you visit all three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Start Date: Jun 26, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Using your survival skills, show the great outdoors what you've got as you adventure through the wild and scenic corridor of the Grande Ronde River.

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Start Date: Jun 26, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Sat Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Grande Ronde, OR Register
Format: Traveling Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Do you like exploring Oregon? Share your passion with international students and serve as their ambassador to American culture and Oregon’s wilderness.

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Start Date: Jul 3, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $850.00-$1,062.50 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Adventure is around every bend with whitewater rapids and majestic bald eagles looking on, as you raft and camp along the beautiful Grande Ronde River.

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Start Date: Jul 3, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Sat Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Grande Ronde, OR Register
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 2, 3

Great for first time campers! Go on a fun-filled science adventure with an artistic twist!

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Start Date: Jul 5, 2017 Time: 7am Wed- 5pm Fri Price Range: $340.00-$425.00 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Look closer! There are fossils hidden in the hills of the John Day Fossil Beds just waiting for you to find them.

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Start Date: Jul 5, 2017 Time: 7am Wed - 5pm Fri Price Range: $340.00-$425.00 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science, Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Do you know how our ocean is connected to our land? Head into the field for a 10-day studied look at the estuaries, sandy dunes, and rocky tide pools of the Oregon Coast.

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Start Date: Jul 5, 2017 Time: 7am Wed - 5pm Fri Price Range: $755.00-$943.75 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Do you have what it takes to be a paleontologist? Find out as you work in the field to unlock the secrets of Oregon's incredible past.

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Start Date: Jul 5, 2017 Time: 7am Wed - 5pm Fri Price Range: $755.00-$943.75 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

What is so special about the Oregon Coast? Discover for yourself as we hike along sandy beaches, and rocky cliffs to learn about how wind and waves influence the shape of the land.

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Start Date: Jul 5, 2017 Time: 7am Wed- 5pm Fri Price Range: $340.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

You can see them in the distance, but what are the Cascade Mountains like up close? Backpack in the wilderness and summit Olallie Mountain as you witness firsthand the majesty and science of the Cascade range.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, OR Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Imagine what Oregon looked like 50 million years ago. Jungles! Volcanoes! Giant beasts! Explore the eastern Oregon landscape and discover how it has changed over millions of years. Plus, find fossils of your own to take home.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

If you look at the world with a keen eye, you'll discover new patterns. Explore beaches and tide pools, hike in old growth forests and get lost in the grassy dunes to learn about the plants and animals of the coast.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Join in on a whitewater adventure as we explore ancient basalt lava flows and take on class I-III rapids.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Deschutes River, OR Register
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Dust off your hiking boots as you prepare to hike deep into the lush rainforests of the Three Sisters Wilderness, camping each night at beautiful mountain lakes.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, OR Register