Family Activities

Family Activities2019-12-03T01:14:58+00:00

Art Activities

What: Cartoon Sketching with Rosemary Mosco
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Where: OIT  Dow Auditorium

Learn to write and draw your own comics about birds and other funny animals with author and artist Rosemary Mosco! Get creative as you do some fun writing and drawing warm ups, then make your own comic strip. Plus, you’ll discover some hilarious facts about birds that’ll inspire your cartoons! This free event is for kids of all ages but bring your parents along for the fun if you like! Advance registration is required. Details coming soon.

Live Raptors and Falconry Show

What: Live Raptors and Falconry Show
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: OIT College Union Auditorium

This is going to be amazing! Falconers from the West Coast Falconry Center are bringing their trained raptors to the festival. They will share the contributions of the ancient art of falconry to conservation and raptors in the wild and things will get wild during the show too when they fly some of their birds! Don’t be late for this event. Auditorium doors will close promptly at 10:00 am.

 In addition, the birds and their handlers will be on hand for up close observation, information, and photo ops  after the show upstairs in the Mt. Mazama Complex. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Hands-On Children Activities

What: Hands- On Nature Activities
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: OIT College Union Mt. Mazama Complex upstairs

Here are some of the vendors that participated in 2019. Watch for information on the 2020 youth activities in this space.

AgriCampUSA – Animals, growing necklaces and ID the animal

Deen’s Tarantulas – Live tarantulas

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges – Skulls and skins for children to touch and explore

Klamath District Garden Club – Peanut butter pine cone birdfeeders

Klamath Wingwatchers – Bird ID and birding info plus eagle nest kids can sit in

Klamath Co. Library – Bird Themed book marks

Lava Beds National Monument – Bat Chat: Help build a bat colony, participate in fun bat activities, create bat crafts and enter to win a free bat house!

Siskiyou Field Institute = “Feel and show” items of pelts, fur and preserved bat; exhibit on tracks and scat and trail cam video