Animal Observation & Photography (grades 6-9), July 23 - 27, 9 AM - 3 PM, Five meetings, Mon. - Fri. at PSU
- Capture the secret world of llamas and lions. Travel to a variety of habitats to observe and document the behavior of animals. Practice basic and advanced wildlife photography techniques taught by award-winning wildlife documentarians Laura & Rob Sams. Learn how ethologists (Animal Behavior scientists) collect and analyze their data.
Audubon East Explorers: Jr. Wildlife Veterinarian (grades 4-5) Jul. 16 - 20, 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Five Meetings, Mon. - Fri. at Arthur Academy
- Explore the role that wildlife veterinarians play in helping injured native and/or endangered species. Travel to local rehabilitation centers in Oregon and tour Audubon's own Wildlife Care Center. Visit Wolf Haven International to learn about what experts are doing to help protect wild wolves.
Audubon East Explorers: Let's Go Birding (grades 2-3) Jul. 9 - 13, 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Five Meetings, Mon. - Fri. at Arthur Academy
- Learn how to identify and appreciate the wonderful, colorful birds that call Portland home. Spend time learning how to use binoculars to search out our feathered friends and build your own bird feeder to take home and attract them to your own yard. Take time with your new flock to create various art projects to compliment your new bird knowledge!
Animal Camp: Marine & Terrestrial (grades 4-8) June 25 - 29, 9 AM - 3:30 PM, Five meetings, Mon. - Fri. at Mt. Hood Community College
- Explore the behavior and biology of marine, aquatic and terrestrial animals. Dissect a shark and squid. Catch live macroinvertebrates and amphibians from a nearby stream. Study tracks and scat of the rare wolverine, wolf, and montane red fox in the Mt Hood National Forest. Get a bird’s eye view of how animals interact. No animal is too big or small!