Reconnect with Nature


It’s summer time! A great time for people of all ages to get out and reconnect with nature – there are birds and bugs waiting to be watched and identified, rivers to paddle, shady trees to sit under and day dream.

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After months of being inside classrooms, students are more than ready to be outdoors. The City of Tualatin offers an assortment of options to do just that – such as Summer in the Park which includes Creepy Crawlies camp to explore the world of insects and amphibians; and Teen Adventure Camps that include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, rock climbing, beach combing and river kayaking. For those who prefer a quieter pace, the Wetlands Conservancy offers a monthly guided Bird and Nature Walk around Sweek Pond – all ages are welcome.

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  1. What a great article! I didn’t realize there were so many summer programs going on for all ages right in our own back yard! There are numerous ideas here, great for any family outing. The pictures are beautiful, which makes me want to get out and explore. Thank you for providing Website information, sometimes in this information age, there’s so much to wade through it’s nice to have specific names. This story will definitely be a help to lots of folks. Please keep these types of articles coming!


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