Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Cannon Beach Summer Camps for Kids Liven Up N. Oregon Coast Experience

Published 04/15/2019 at 12:23 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Cannon Beach Summer Camps for Kids Liven Up N. Oregon Coast Experience

(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – Summer camps for kids have just been announced for the north Oregon coast – and they’re connected to the iconic Haytack Rock in Cannon Beach.

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings; some specials even in summer
In Cannon Beach:
Includes rentals not listed anywhere else
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Check each listing for specials
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
Some Deals even in summer; great packages
In Lincoln City:
Major price drops on some dates and some lodgings
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
Specials can still be found
In Newport:
Includes exclusive listings not found anywhere
In Waldport
New amenities offered; specials
In Yachats, Florence
Some specials; lodgings not listed anywhere else

The Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) is touting the return of its popular Summer Exploration Day Camp. At these camps, kids can learn about the connection of our forests and oceans in the “Land to Sea” camp. Kids get a chance to explore the watershed and track animals in the forest reserve, to learn about clean water and adaptations of macroinvertebrates at Ecola Creek, and how to be stewards of intertidal life and bird ecology at Haystack Rock. There will be lessons about the impact of marine debris on our beaches, an introduction to our Trash Talk program, and how Oregon coast artists use marine debris as art in Cannon Beach.

The camps are led by 17-year HRAP veteran, Education and Volunteer Coordinator and intertidal expert Lisa Habecker, who will cater to all age and skill levels. These weeklong day camps will offer all kids in-depth opportunities to connect the land to the sea. Youth participants that have previously attended the Sea Star camp and older kids are invited to join the Advanced Puffin camp with different, exciting, interactive adventures and activities.

Enrollment is $150/ participant, and tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite via Facebook, HRAP’s Website or the Eventbrite website.

“We recommend reserving your spot soon as space is limited,” said Habecker.

List of Kids Camps:

June 17th – June 21st (8am-12pm): $150 -- Ages 3-5 --"Sea Squirts" Daily Camp: Explore the land to the sea in an entire, week-long ecosystem adventure in Cannon Beach.

July 15th – July 19th (8am-12pm): $150 -- Ages 6-12 --"Sea Stars" Daily Camp: Explore the land to the sea in an entire, week-long ecosystem adventure in Cannon Beach.

August 5th – August 9th (8am-12pm): $150 -- Ages 8-12 --"Puffins" Daily Camp: Explore the land to the sea in an ADVANCED LEVEL entire, week-long ecosystem adventure in Cannon Beach.

The Haystack Rock Awareness Program is in its 34th season below the north Oregon coast icon. Its main missions are to protect, through education, the intertidal and bird ecology of the Marine Garden and National Wildlife Refuge at Haystack Rock. Having educated over one million visitors, HRAP aims to provide sustainability-focused educational opportunities to a wide range of Cannon Beach visitors.

For more information, their website at https://www.ci.cannon-beach.or.us/hrap or contact Lisa Habecker, HRAP Education & Volunteer Coordinator, at 503-436-8064 or Habecker@ci.cannon-beach.or.us.

Other Aspects of Cannon Beach for Campers

Inn at Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach. Three blocks from downtown, one block from the beach, Charming, even slightly magical, at its center sits a garden courtyard with a Spanish-style fountain. Gleaming white interiors with wondrous wooden touches. All with private patios, free wi-fi, flatscreen TV with DVD player, and large, complimentary DVD library. Available: jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, full kitchen or snack kitchen, queen beds, and even a sofa. Barbecue area. Some host two or three, while the two-bedroom suite holds up to six people and comes with a loft that has two bedrooms. 487 S. Hemlock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 800-559-0893. Inn at Haystack Rock website here.


The Wayside Inn
Ocean view hotel at the south end of Cannon Beach. Rooms and suites, gas fireplaces, small kitchens (many with ovens), flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-fi, and decks. Heated indoor pool, or soak in the spa. The inn has many dog friendly rooms, and each dog receives a special dog basket to use during their stay. An ideal location close to downtown. All rooms non-smoking. 3339 S. Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach, Oregon, 888-659-6397. www.thewayside-inn.com

Lodging in Cannon Beach - Where to eat - Maps - Virtual Tours









More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Whale Numbers Soar Along Washington, Oregon Coast - Rarities Too
Unusual water, weather conditions bring in huge whale numbers, including a beaked whale, blue whale
Southern Oregon Coast Hosts Unusual Fest in October: 10 Days of Food, Outdoor...
October 18 - 27 along 135 miles of trails and shoreline. Restaurants, Yachats events, Newport events, travel tips
UPDATE: Baby Whale on Oregon Coast Did Not Make High Tide, Is Euthanized
There is talk it could be euthanized. Found in Waldport's Bayshore area. Sciences
Great Summer for Whales, Crabbing, Clamming, Sea Lions: Oregon Coast Officials
Lots of possibilities for whale watching, catching sight of seals and sea lions, and crabbing and clamming. Sciences
Where Cushy and Quaint Meet on Oregon Coast: Seaside's City Center Motel
These days, the main word that comes to mind for the motel is adorable. Travel tips, kids, lodging reviews
Summer Whale Watch Weekend on Central Oregon Coast
This Weekend eighth annual event happening on July 27 and 28 at Depoe Bay. Newport events, Lincoln City events
Newport's Agate Beach: Complete Accesses, History, Facts of Central Oregon Co...
Deep history, trails, beach accesses, complete travel tips guide
Lincoln City's Beach Ave. and Overlook Park: Cloistered Central Oregon Coast ...
Along Beach Avenue, therein lies a bundle of fun and discoveries. Kids
Oceanlake Beach Access, Lincoln City: Oregon Coast's NW 21st St and Crazy Sta...
Known as the NW 21st St. access it's actually the Oceanlake Beach Access. Kids, travel tips
Maxwell Point and Tunnel Beach: Oceanside's Trippy Gift to the N. Oregon Coast
Details, nature and history of Maxwell Point and Tunnel Beach (or Star Trek Beach), at Oceanside. Travel tips
Lincoln City Oregon Coast Virtual Tour, Maps
Neskowin, Cascade Head, Pictures, Photos, travel tips, deep details
McPhillips Beach, Stunning Sights of Secret Oregon Coast Spot: Other Side of ...
Pacific City's other big beach, part of the Three Capes Virtual Tour. Travel tips
Sizable Highway Improvements to Oregon Coast Highway at Seaside
Look for a smoother and safer ride on one part of the Oregon coast. Travel tips
Latest Deceased Whale on Oregon Coast: Cause of Death Still Not Conclusive
All the test results are not yet in after a week. Seaside Aquarium, science

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details