Nature Adventure Camps planned

<p>Lewis and Clark National Historical Park will be holding two youth summer camps in July.</p>

Young people can explore the natural landscape this summer through Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.

Two weeklong camps feature exciting overnight opportunities.

Nature Adventure Camp, held July 14-18, offers a weeks worth of adventure at the park and nearby, as well as an overnight in Fort Clatsop. Nature Adventure Camp is open to students entering fourth grade through sixth grade. The cost is $135.

Nature Survival Camp, held July 21-25, takes campers on the water and to the woods, deep into the park and other sites, as they explore and practice skills to survive and thrive in nature, including a two-night camping trip at the beach. This camp is open to students entering seventh to ninth grades. The cost is $145.

Hours for Nature Adventure Camp are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For the Thursday overnight, drop-off is at 9 a.m. and pickup is 11 a.m. Friday.

Hours for Nature Survival Camp are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, with a 9 a.m. drop-off Wednesday and 11 a.m. pick up Friday for the two-day camping trip at the beach. Enrollment for both camps is limited and scholarships are available.

For questions about the camps, call Cathy Peterson at 503-861-4422, or go to, or follow Lewis and Clark National Historical Park on Facebook.


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