2022 Summer Programs

Summer fun is here! We are excited to announce that Portland Education Collab is offering two different types of outdoor programs for Summer 2021! 

Choose your adventure…

Weekly Day Camps

An opportunity for outdoor adventures and exploration in neighborhood parks and greenspaces.

This year we are offering multiple local drop off sites including:

Grant Park

Pier Park

SE 32nd & Tacoma

Cedar Mill Park

Gabriel Park

Scouters Moutain

and Arbor Lodge

We will also be offering an optional aftercamp!

Available weekly:

(Mon-Fri) from June 13 through September 2.


Camp day runs from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Aftercamp runs from 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM


Day Camp – $325 per camper per week.

Aftercamp – $75 per camper per week.

Weekend Family Adventures

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 got you. Let us provide a guide, gear (including meals!) and all the planning necessary for weekend adventure!

Available weekends:

Fri-Sun) from June 18 through August 29 (excluding the July 4 weekend)


5:00 PM Friday – 4:00 PM Sunday


$1495 for a family/household of up to 4 people. Includes all gear and meals.

The Oregon Coast

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 how to find, harvest and cook!

Pacific Northwest Mountain Survival

Learn how to identify and harvest your forest delicacies. Survive, or rather THRIVE, in a wilderness setting and learn survival skills. Let our experienced guide help your group build teamwork and communication skills by leading you through different survival skills. Learn about fire building, water purification, trap building and more!  We will provide all the materials and know how to get you ready for real wilderness adventures.

Paddle Adventure

Our two night family kayak trip provides 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 and riparian plant identification.

Rock Climbing for Beginners

See the world from a new point of view!  Our family climbing camping trip will guide your family through all of the safety and fun of a rock climbing adventure.  You will learn techniques on how to tie-in, belay, and make the most of each body 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 relax with some s’mores around the fire and stargazing in the night sky at our group campsite.