Upcoming Events for Students, Teachers, and Families

For further information please contact Maggie Livesay at 541-766-6750 or email Maggie.

FOCUS at Beazell Forest

FOCUS (Forests, Organisms, Creeks U Study) classroom educational field trips provided by OSU Extension Benton County in partnership with Benton County Parks & Natural Areas. For grades 3 - 5

Dates: April 21, 28, May 19

Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Cost: 3.00/student

Registration required - At this time slots are full, call to be put on a wait list, or for future dates

4-H Wildlife Stewards Youth Summit

A one-day natural resource education event for student teams from 4-H Wildlife Stewards Member Schools and affiliates in Benton County. Students prepare an educational display and give an oral presentation related to a project they have researched or conducted in their schoolyard habitat or nearby natural area. In addition students participate in hands-on natural resource activities, take a habitat tour of the host site, meet students from other Member schools, and have fun! For details.

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015

Location: Muddy Creek Charter School

Preregistration deadline: April 3, 2015

Get Outdoors Day

Free one day event for youth and families to seek out healthy, active outdoor lives and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters. Participate in hands-on activities and learning stations provided by natural resource agencies and organizations.

Date: Saturday May 30, 2015

Location: Peavy Arboretum

Demystifying the NGSS for Non-formal Educators

Workshop session taught by Jon Yoder.  Please bring lesson, activity, or program outline from your work that you would like to work on aligning with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Date: June 17, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

Cost: free

Registration required by June 8th by email or phone 541-766-6750