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Community Class Registration

South Slough offers a variety of programs for all ages to develop a better understanding of estuaries and coastal watersheds. Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather. All cancellations must be received with 48 hours of the start of a program to receive a refund. 

Summer Science Camp Paperwork

COVID expectations.pdf

Upcoming events, classes & Summer Science Camps

Description

​Megalops Summer Science Camp – 2nd & 3rd grade

**Campers grade is the level they WILL BE ENTERING in the FALL of 2020.**

July 14 – 17, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Send your camper to South Slough for 4 days of active fun and learning. Camp highlights include hikes, crafts, field trips and exploration of the mysterious habitats of South Slough.

$90 per camper 

This camp has a maximum enrollment of 10. Camper enrollment is confirmed when forms and payment are received by the Friends of South Slough. Forms will be emailed or mailed shortly after reservation but may be delayed depending on work circumstances for South Slough staff.  Forms should be returned no later than July 1, 2020.

Camps offer hands-on activities in the estuary with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch, and we provide a snack during the day. Camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of campers according to the grade they will be entering in the Fall of 2020.

Cancellations are possible up to July 1, 2020.  Contact Jaime at the Reserve for a refund (see below). 

Questions or concerns? Please contact Jaime Belanger, Education Coordinator at (541) 888 - 5558 Ext. 127 or jaime.c.belanger@dsl.state.or.us

We are moving forward with summer camp registration, but we will evaluate the best plan for the summer of 2020 when the dates get closer, keeping the health and safety of campers and staff at the forefront of any decisions. Full refunds will be sent if camps cannot go forward as planned.


Limit
10 campers
Cost
$90 per camper
Time
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Registration
Register for Megalops Camp
Description

In light of the continued physical distancing brought on by COVID-19 South Slough presents online Summertime Storytime. On every other Saturday of the summer starting July 18th we will be reading a book on YouTube Live about one of the amazing creatures or habitats we protect at the Reserve. At the end of each program we will pose a question or challenge to encourage your young explorers to think about and discover the natural world around them. (Ages 2 – 10)

Register below to receive a link and reminder of the event or just join us through our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTLxaepP59UUPYA-UMmS4g​ on the dates and times listed below.

July 18th – 10:00 AM
August 1st – 10:00 AM
August 15th – 10:00 AM
August 29th – 10:00 AM



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register
Description


For this month’s installment of Virtual Tide of the Toddlers on Facebook Live we will be exploring the CRUSTACEANS of South Slough. Joined by special guests we will learn about this diverse and sometimes strange group of animals. Listen to a story, learn some fun facts, and make a paper collage crustacean out of used paper with us on July 25th at 10:00 AM. The program will be about 30 – 40 mins. 

Register below for an easy access link to the program or just join us through our Facebook page and hit play on the live video at the time and date above!

Supplies for the craft:
Newspaper for a placemat 
Pencil
Junk mail or other used paper
Craft Paint of various colors
Scissors
Glue (stick or liquid)



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register
Description

​Magister Summer Science Camp – 9th – 12th grade

**Students should be registered according the grade they WILL BE ENTERING in the FALL of 2020.**

July 28 – 31, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

Magister camp is designed for 9-12th grade students with a strong interest in science, natural resources and coastal issues. This camp will fully immerse students in research happening at South Slough Reserve, as well as high level exploration to help teens understand what their future as a scientist might be like!

$105 per camper 

Camper enrollment is confirmed when camp forms and payment are received by the Friends of South Slough. Camp forms will be emailed or mailed shortly after registration, but may be delayed depending on work circumstances for South Slough staff.

Camps offer hands-on activities in the estuary with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch, and a snack is provided during the day. Camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of campers according to the grade they will be entering in the Fall of 2020.  

Cancellations are possible up to July 1, 2020.  Contact Jaime at the Reserve for a refund (see below). 

Questions or concerns? Please contact Jaime Belanger, Education Coordinator at (541) 888 - 5558 Ext. 127 or jaime.c.belanger@dsl.state.or.us

We are moving forward with summer camp registration, but we will evaluate the best plan for the summer of 2020 when the dates get closer, keeping the health and safety of campers and staff at the forefront of any decisions. Full refunds will be sent if camps cannot go forward as planned.


Limit
maximum 10 campers
Cost
$105 per camper
Time
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Registration
Register for Magister Camp
Description

In light of the continued physical distancing brought on by COVID-19 South Slough presents online Summertime Storytime. On every other Saturday of the summer starting July 18th we will be reading a book on YouTube Live about one of the amazing creatures or habitats we protect at the Reserve. At the end of each program we will pose a question or challenge to encourage your young explorers to think about and discover the natural world around them. (Ages 2 – 10)

Register below to receive a link and reminder of the event or just join us through our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTLxaepP59UUPYA-UMmS4g on the dates and times listed below.

July 18th – 10:00 AM
August 1st – 10:00 AM
August 15th – 10:00 AM
August 29th – 10:00 AM



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register
Description

​Dungeness Summer Science Camp – 6th – 8th grade

**Campers must be registered according the grade they WILL BE ENTERING in the FALL of 2020.**

August 4 – 7, 2020, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

This is the camp for kids who love natural history, science and adventure! South Slough staff meet campers at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston to start each day of exploration in the South Slough and Coos Bay estuaries.

$ 100 per camper 

Minimum enrollment for camp is 8, and maximum enrollment is 10. A camper's space is confirmed when the camp forms and payment are received by the Friends of South Slough. Forms will be emailed or mailed out to campers shortly after reservation, but may be delayed depending on work circumstances for South Slough staff.

Camps offer hands-on activities with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch and a snack is provided by South Slough during the day. Camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of campers according to the grade they will be entering in the Fall of 2020. 

Cancellations are possible up to July 18, 2020.  Contact Jaime Belanger at the Reserve for a refund.  

Questions or concerns? Please contact Jaime Belanger, Education Coordinator at (541) 888 - 5558 Ext. 127 or jaime.c.belanger@dsl.state.or.us

We are moving forward with summer camp registration, but we will evaluate the best plan for the summer of 2020 when the dates get closer, keeping the health and safety of campers and staff at the forefront of any decisions. Full refunds will be sent if camps cannot go forward as planned.


Limit
maximum 10 campers
Cost
$ 100 per camper
Time
9 am - 3 pm
Registration
Register for Dungeness Camp
Description

In light of the continued physical distancing brought on by COVID-19 South Slough presents online Summertime Storytime. On every other Saturday of the summer starting July 18th we will be reading a book on YouTube Live about one of the amazing creatures or habitats we protect at the Reserve. At the end of each program we will pose a question or challenge to encourage your young explorers to think about and discover the natural world around them. (Ages 2 – 10)

Register below to receive a link and reminder of the event or just join us through our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTLxaepP59UUPYA-UMmS4g ​on the dates and times listed below.

July 18th – 10:00 AM
August 1st – 10:00 AM
August 15th – 10:00 AM
August 29th – 10:00 AM



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register
Description

​Instar Summer Science Camp – 4th & 5th grade

**Campers should be registered based on the grade they WILL BE ENTERING in the FALL of 2020.**

August 18 – 21, 2020, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

South Slough offers kids opportunities for exploration of the rich diversity of coastal habitats. Even campers who have participated in years of camps will be engaged by 4 days of new and exciting estuary adventures.

$95 per camper 

This camp has a maximum enrollment of 10. Camper enrollment is confirmed when camp forms and payment are received by the Friends of South Slough. Forms will be emailed or mailed shortly after registration, but may be delayed depending on work circumstances for South Slough staff.

Camps offer hands-on activities in the estuary with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch and South Slough provides a snack. Camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of campers who will be attending 4th ro 5th grade in the Fall of 2020. 

Cancellations are possible up to August 1, 2020.  Contact Jaime Belanger at the Reserve for a refund.  

Questions or concerns? Please contact Jaime Belanger, Education Coordinator at (541) 888 - 5558 Ext. 127  jaime.c.belanger@dsl.state.or.us

We are moving forward with summer camp registration, but we will evaluate the best plan for the summer of 2020 when the dates get closer, keeping the health and safety of campers and staff at the forefront of any decisions. Full refunds will be sent if camps cannot go forward as planned.


Limit
maximum 10 campers
Cost
$95 per camper
Time
9 am - 3 pm
Registration
Register for Instar Camp
Description

On August 22nd, join us for our third installment of Virtual Tide of the Toddlers. We will uncover what makes the canines of South Slough so successful at what they do. Joined by special guests we will learn about coyotes and foxes and what makes them different from our domestic best friends. We will read a story and make a canine pop-up card! We will start at 10:00 AM on Facebook Live. The program will be about 30 – 40 mins.

Register below for an easy access link to the program or just join us through our Facebook page and hit play on the live video at the time and date above! 

Supplies for the craft:
Newspaper for a placemat 
Pencil
Paper
Crayons, markers, or colored pencils 
Scissors
Glue stick 
**Optional - Printed picture of your favorite dog** 



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register
Description

In light of the continued physical distancing brought on by COVID-19 South Slough presents online Summertime Storytime. On every other Saturday of the summer starting July 18th we will be reading a book on YouTube Live about one of the amazing creatures or habitats we protect at the Reserve. At the end of each program we will pose a question or challenge to encourage your young explorers to think about and discover the natural world around them. (Ages 2 – 10)

Register below to receive a link and reminder of the event or just join us through our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTLxaepP59UUPYA-UMmS4g​ on the dates and times listed below.

July 18th – 10:00 AM
August 1st – 10:00 AM
August 15th – 10:00 AM
August 29th – 10:00 AM



Limit
40
Cost
FREE
Time
10 am - 11 am
Registration
Register

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