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 Spring Activities & Special Guests:

  • 4/29: Sleeping Beauty Dancers from Ballet NW, 11am-1pm
  • 5/6: Sleeping Beauty Dancers from Ballet NW, 11am-1pm
  • 5/6-5/14: Mother's Day Activities & Gift Making
  • 5/12 & 5/13: Finding Your Way with the Olympia Mountaineers
  • 5/13: Live Animals from The Pet Works, 12-2pm
  • 5/27-5/29: Patriotic Light Play
  • 5/28 & 5/29: Big Bubbles, Chalk Spinners, ALL DAY LONG
  • 6/9 & 6/10: Camping for Kids with the Olympia Mountaineers
  • 6/10: Live Animals from The Pet Works, 1-3pm
  • 6/11-6/18: Father's Day Activities & Gift Making

Outdoor Learning This Spring & Summer:

Garden Discovery (Saturdays) & Nature Play (Sundays)

Featured Activities:
  • Chicken Talks
  • Dance with Bees
  • Greenhouse Necklaces
  • Fairy Houses
  • Mud Cupcakes
  • Garden Frogs
  • Animal Tracking
  • Pond Creatures

Olympia Arts Walk at HOCM

FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION during Arts Walk, Friday, April 28, 5-9pm
Tour the museum's beautiful collection of artwork.
Adult visitors & families welcome!

Outdoor Skills for Families
with the Olympia Mountaineers

A 3-part class for kids & their adults, partner program of
Olympia Mountaineers and HOCM!

April 27, 6-7:30pm: Getting Started Going Outdoors
Where to Go, Family 10 Essentials and Clothing that Works

May 4, 6-7:30pm: Avoiding Trouble
Animal safety, navigation, First Aid, practice hike

June 1, 6-7:30pm: Intro to Camping
Camping gear, fire and food, Leave No Trace

These classes are for children ages 4-14 accompanied by one or more adults. Classes will be active learning for all. Each class is $15 per family for Hands On or Mountaineers members, or $25 for non-members. Register for one, two, or all three classes! Register by calling us at 360-956-0818.