Time: November 8, 2014 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Mount Pisgah Arboretum
Street: 34901 Frank Parrish Rd.
Website or Map: http://www.youthinnature.org/
Event Type: connecting, youth, to, nature, free, event
Organized By: The Youth In Nature Partnership
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2014
Organized by the Youth In Nature Partnership, Play in the Rain Day is a free community event for families and youth of all ages to play outdoors, rain or shine, and connect with nature. Play in the Rain Day activities will include tree-climbing, nature crafts, hikes, hay rides, campfire cookery, native plants, archery, a visit from Smokey Bear and much more! Parking and all activities, including campfire food, are FREE!
This event is a great opportunity for those looking for something to do outside with their family on a rainy, or perhaps even a sunny day!
Visitors will discover how fun, easy, and rewarding it is to spend time outdoors in nature—in ANY TYPE of weather. More than 1,000 people attend each year. Play in the Rain Day will happen rain or shine, so dress according to the weather!
The Youth in Nature Partnership is a collaboration of non-profit and governmental organizations committed to increasing opportunities for youth to spend time in nature. Its members include the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Eugene, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah, Nearby Nature, Northwest Youth Corps, Mount Pisgah Arboretum, Willamalane Park and Recreation District, the United States Forest Service, Willamette Resources & Educational Network (WREN), and Whole Earth Nature School. From nature education to service learning to just plain fun – each member organization values the wonder of nature and the ways it inspires children.