Nature Spy Explorer Kits Keep Kids Exploring

May 6, 2021, 14:49 PM by CCC Staff

Two kids playing in the soil with small tweezers

OREGON CITY – Children can discover the natural world that surrounds them – from the comfort of home and neighborhood – with a Nature Spy Explorer Kit from the Clackamas Community College Environmental Learning Center (ELC).

The ELC summer kits begin shipping July 8 and contain all the supplies budding naturalists need to learn, create and play. Each kit has a theme and will provide hours of fun and discovery for children. Kits contain:

  • Easy-to-follow instructions
  • Materials for creating a nature-themed craft
  • Nature journal page with fun facts
  • Activities to keep children exploring all week long
  • A nature guide or storybook

The "Nature Fun in the Sun" collection explores what nature looks like in the summer and is designed for ages 4-8. Individual kits in the collection include:

  • Bug Safari
  • Be a Bird Lookout
  • Squirrels are Everywhere
  • What’s Living in Your Soil
  • I Spy a Butterfly

Kits can be purchased individually or as a full set. Individual kits are $30 each and the full set is $138, including shipping. A limited number of scholarships are available. Purchase a kit directly at Nature Spy Explorer Kits on Eventbrite. For more information, email Jill Sorber at To learn more about K-12 programs at the ELC, visit CCC's ELC K-12 Program webpage.

Lori Hall

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Lori Hall

Public Information Officer