Neat Camp Registration

NEAT Camp Registration is now open!

If you LOVE the outdoors, arts, science, writing, and FUN, now’s your chance to JUMP IN
and enjoy all of that (and more) this summer!

The brand-new NEAT Camp is now open for registration! Join us for a week-long day-camp focused on outdoor learning and activities meant to build student’s creativity, logic, collaboration, artistic skills, writing, civic engagement and a lot more! NEAT Camp is an outdoor, environmental education program developed with inclusion and equity at the foundation. Our goal is to engage students in grades 6-8 who identify as Black, Indigenous, Native American, Latinx, Asian, LGBTQ+ and anyone else who has been underserved by environmental education programs in our area, including people in lower-income households.

Download the flyer (PDF)

WHERE:
Outdoor Education Youth Cohort is based at the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History and will cover outdoor spaces on the University of Oregon campus and at Alton Baker Park.

Central Location to drop off youth attendees is 1680 East 15th Avenue Eugene, Oregon. Some activities include off-site visits to the Alton Baker Park, next to Nearby Nature. We will walk there together from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

Directions to the Museum:
Address: 1680 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403 (google maps)
The museum is located on 15th Avenue, between the Knight Law Center and Global Scholars Hall, on the University of Oregon campus.

Limited free parking is available in UO Lot 34a. Bicycle racks are available at the museum’s main entrance. Plan your trip on public transit using the LTD interactive route planner.

WHO CAN ATTEND
Registration is open to Lane County youth entering grades 6-8 in the 2021/2022 school year. Applicants* will be selected to attend one session only on a first come, first serve basis. We can admit up to 12 students in each session. We are prioritizing registration for households that identify as “low income.”

COST: FREE! Requires pre-registration.

WHEN
Applicants will be selected to attend one session only. Each weeklong camp is limited to 12 campers; after capacity is reached, a waitlist will be created.

Session 1
July 12 – 16, 2021
Monday – Thursday: 8:30AM – 4:30PM (Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-9am drop-off, 4:30-5pm is pick-up)
Friday: 8:30AM – 12:00PM  (Friday 8:30am-9am drop-off, pick-up is 12-12:30pm)

Session 2
August 2 – 6, 2021
Monday – Thursday: 8:30AM – 4:30PM (Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-9am drop-off, 4:30-5pm is pick-up)
Friday: 8:30AM – 12:00PM  (Friday 8:30am-9am drop-off, pick-up is 12-12:30pm)

Session 3
August 16-20
Monday – Thursday: 8:30AM – 4:30PM (Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-9am drop-off, 4:30-5pm is pick-up)
Friday: 8:30AM – 12:00PM  (Friday 8:30am-9am drop-off, pick-up is 12-12:30pm)


Register today: https://tinyurl.com/NEATCamp
Please submit a registration form for each student separately.
Each weeklong camp is limited to 12 campers; after capacity is reached, a waitlist will be created.


Questions?
Email or call Jennifer: jeisele@beyondtoxics.org or call 541-525-0886.

* Non-discrimination policy:
NEAT admits students of any race, color, religion and national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, national origin, or any other basis.


This project is a collaboration between Beyond Toxics, UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History and the Eugene/Springfield branch of the NAACP.

Funding comes courtesy of the Gray Family Foundation