Events for April 2014
Spring Break Activities for Saturday, April 12th
USFS Activity: Animal Superhero Touch Table 9am-2pm. Did you know that some of the animals in the Columbia Gorge are just like your favorite super heroes? Real animal furs and skulls will help you learn about their superpowers and adaptations.
Making Memories Workshop Garden Flower Bombs: 10am-11pm Masanobu Fukuoka was a Japanese farmer who developed a really neat and sustainable way to farm. We will use clay and garden soil to make these fun permaculture flower seed balls. Take them home and throw them around your neighborhood, then the “bomb” will explode into beautiful wild flowers everywhere! $6 per person.
Mooseface Photo Booth – All day event. Put your best moose smile forward and come take a photo in front of our moose antlers located in the lobby across from the front desk. Funny props and someone to help take your picture will be available.
Game Room – All Day
USFS Activity: Gorge Winds 1:45 pm Learn why it’s so windy in the gorge and make a kite to take home!
Kite Flying 2pm-3pm
Geocaching- All day event
Partner Recognition Program: Konect Aviation 3pm-6pm This McMinnville based helicopter touring company will be here to answer questions about where and when they fly around the Columbia Gorge, including Multnomah Falls.
Making Memories Workshop (Bird nest helper) 4pm-5pm. What do birds need to make their nests, aside from twigs? You can help them find soft, useful materials to add to their home. Put the bird nest helper in a tree in your yard and then you might see the colorful things you used to make it around your neighborhood. $5 per person.
Skamania Kids passport adventure: All day event
Spring word scramble: anytime at the front desk
Kids Movie Night 5:30pm-7:30pm A family friendly movie will be shown in one of the conference rooms. Movie TBD.
Date Night Movies 8pm-10pm Movies, including thrillers, comedies, and romantic movies will be shown in one of the conference rooms. Movie TBD.
Always at the US Forest Service desk:
Spring Scavenger Hunt- Spring has sprung! Win Smokey Bear prizes for finding signs of spring as you walk one of the trails on-site.
Indoor Skamania Lodge Scavenger Hunt- There are animals loose in the lodge! Find them and win a Smokey Bear prize!