Family Programs

programs For the whole family!

Northwest Adventure Company has multiple programs for children, adults, and families designed to foster a love for the outdoors, build resiliency, and spark creativity. Don't see what you're looking for? Share your idea!

Available weekends (Fri-Sun)
from June 18 through August 29

Does your family or household want to explore your surroundings but don’t know where to start? Is the tedium of planning a weekend camping trip overwhelming? Do you just want to enjoy the trip along with your kids and have someone else be in charge of the heavy lifting? We've got you. Let us provide a guide, gear and all the planning necessary for your weekend adventure!

Provided by Guides:
Campsite Tents
Activity-specific equipment (boats, fishing gear, climbing equipment, etc)
Medical Kit
Lighting (flashlights, lanterns, etc)
Firewood
Kitchen kit & meals

Provided by Families:
Bedding
Weather-appropriate clothing
Face covering
Water bottle
Toiletries (including sunscreen, towel)
Any licenses required for fishing or harvesting of shellfish if required/desired

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ORegon Coast Harvesting

description:

Explore the bounty the Oregon coast has to offer! It’s not all flying kites and outlet malls. Clams, crabs and mussels, OH MY! Learn seafood harvesting, including methods to find, harvest and cook!

Explore the bounty on offer at the Oregon coast; It’s not all flying kites and outlet malls. Clams, crabs and mussels, OH MY! Acquaint yourself with local seafood by engaging in methods of finding, harvesting, and cooking your catch.

Details:

AGES:
LOCATIONS VISITED:
Available camp areas along the Oregon Coast
4 and up
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Paddle Adventure

description:

Our two night family kayak trip offers everything for an unforgettable experience.  We provide the equipment and guidance for daily kayak exploration, native plant and animal identification, and evening stargazing.  Learn to safely float on a mountain lake or navigate the great Willamette River Trail. Explore and camp on hidden islands. Try your hand at fishing.

Details:

AGES:
8 and up
LOCATIONS VISITED:
The Willamette River
The Sandy River
The Clackamas River
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Pacific NW Mountain Survival

description:

Survive - or rather thrive - in our neighboring semi-wilderness setting and learn essential survival skills. Let our experienced guide help your group build teamwork and communication skills by leading you through safe, but exhilarating, survival scenarios. Learn about fire building, water purification, trap building, the identification of forest delicacies, and more!  Materials and instruction will be provided to get you ready for real wilderness adventures.

Details:

AGES:
4 and up
LOCATIONS VISITED:
Available camping areas on Mount Hood
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Beginner Rock CLimbing

description:

See the world from a new point of view!  Our climbing - camping trip will guide your family through all of the safety and fun of a rock climbing adventure. You will learn techniques for tying-in, belaying, and making the most of each movement while on the rock.  We provide all the equipment and know how to get your family climbing like regulars in no time!  At the end of the day our staff will assist in relaxation with some stories and s’mores around the fire, stargazing, and some forearm stretch recommendations at our group campsite.

Details:

AGES:
8 and up
LOCATIONS VISITED:
Permit willing:

Horsethief
Ozone Boulders
Carver Boulders
Madrone Wall
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