Been outside lately?  Learning and adventuring outdoors builds problem solving skills and creativity along with all those other benefits of fresh air and exercise.

We want to help you get out of that man-made box you call a home or office and step outside more often. Our 3 easy steps move you off the couch into the great outdoors to learn and grow with your family. What will you find there?  Everything you have ever dreamed of!  Ok can't promise that but you will find knowledge, curiosity, adventure, clarity, and a family bond stronger than you could imagine.  Take that first step with us and you won't be sorry!

3 Easy Steps to Getting Outside

Find an Activity

Educational or just plain fun, outdoor activities abound.  If you don’t love the outdoors yet, we will find something to change your mind!

Learn a Skill

Learn the basics and gain the confidence you need to get outdoors.  If you know where you are going it is a lot easier to get there.

Join a Community

Connect with other families just like you to get tips and encouragement to keep you having fun outside.  It’s better together.

STEAM Homeschool Program

Get outside all year with our hands-on STEAM homeschool curriculum.  Science based lessons + integrated STEAM activities and challenges.

Upcoming Local Classes & Events

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Paracord Survival Crafts

01/18/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn survival techniques for the cold and wet. Because you know Oregon in the winter is plenty wet!


Winter Survival

02/17/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn survival techniques for the cold and wet. Because you know Oregon in the winter is plenty wet!

How to Use a Compass

03/05/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Don’t know the front of a compass from the back? We’ve got you covered! Learn basic compass use and techniques. Plus some more advanced techniques with a mirrored compass. COMPASSES PROVIDED.

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5 Unexpected First Aid Kit Essentials

Unexpected.  That is the word I would use for kids.  So often things happen with my kids and I am left scratching my head saying “How is that even possible!”.  Well guess what, with kids ANYTHING is possible. Thus, we must prepare ourselves for the seemingly improbably but definitely possible first aid crises that children […]

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Stick Projects for Kids

After a stint playing in the backyard or off on one of our family adventures, it is always a game of what “favorite” thing they have brought in now.  The perfect stick, the 10 rocks they just can’t live without, the best worm friend ever that is now living in a coat pocket…  Have you […]

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No-Heat Invisible Ink

How to Create and Reveal Messages – 00:34 The Science – 4:48 Create secret messages with this easy, no-heat needed invisible ink.  Just use a little berry juice to reveal the message! Video Transcript How to Create and Reveal Messages Hello. This is Isaac Ashby from Tyee Outdoor Experience and today I’m gonna teach you […]

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