Backpack Explorers, sorry FULL

May 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Preschool Learning Discovery

Preschoolers ages 3-5 engage their senses on an adventure created just for them and an adult chaperon. Go on a backpack journey throughout the Museum, observe nature, animals, science, and create art. Take home activities based on your discoveries. New themes each week.

Time: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 am – 10:30 am,  September through May (check schedule for weeks without a program) Museum members: $10 per child. Non-members: $15 per child, plus admission for accompanying adult. Four classes (now through May) $5 discount: Members, $35 – Non-members, $55

Please pre-register using the form below to reserve your spot in class. If you have any questions please contact Marissa Ticus at or calling (541) 382-4754, ext. 329.

With support from Chambers Family Foundation.



May 6 and 7
Running With River OttersBounding, somersaulting and slip-sliding around the river, otters clearly
know how to have fun. Come discover what makes these aquatic wonders so special.

May 13 and 14
Wildlife CareFind out what it takes to help care for the Museum’s wildlife. Go behind the scenes
with our staff and look at what our animals eat and what they need in their habitat.
You’ll even help with delivering meals!

May 20 and 21
Tortoise TimeWhat exactly is a tortoise? Get to know what makes a tortoise so terrific
while we study their scutes, scales and shells.

May 27 and 28
I Dig ArcheologyUncover the mysteries of the past as we dig underground and learn
what stories the earth has to tell us.


Event Date: 

Thursday, May 14, 2015 – 9:30am to 10:30am