Family Festival at Nadaka Nature Park


Hike it Baby ran our second Bring it Outside workshop sequence this summer time in Gresham, Oregon at Nadaka Nature Park. Thanks to the help of a beneficiant grant from the Oregon Conservation & Recreation Fund, Hike it Baby was capable of run programming on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, with each English and bilingual Spanish & English workshops out there.  This 4 week workshop sequence was capped off by our Bring it Outside Family Festival at Nadaka Nature Park in July.

The Family Festival introduced collectively households from our workshop sequence, curious households strolling or driving by, plus quite a lot of neighborhood companions trying ahead to spending a day outside with households! Community companion attendees included the Oregon Zoo, Nurturely, and Northwest Family Services. The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) additionally attended, and shared that this occasion was one of many first instances they’d seen a few of these households laughing and enjoying collectively.

collage of images of families at the festival

All registered households received Merrell shoe codes for all their children, Deuter Dirt Bags and a Rumpl Everywhere towel.  We additionally offered sources in Spanish, English and Arabic, plus had giveaways from HumbleBee, Onya Baby, Retrospec and Burley.  Families may take a Wander Walk collectively, paint, play with large bubbles, go to a mini campsite from Teton, study toddler carrying and check out on child carriers with our buddies from Nurturely and revel in a number of free meals and drinks!  There was a Sip within the Shade space for households to eat and revel in free drinks from Athletic Brewing Company, or simply calm down on this heat summer time day.

collage of images of families at the festival



Hike it Baby is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to create a world the place everybody can benefit from the bodily and psychological benefits of spending time outdoors. We are centered on creating alternatives and eradicating boundaries to entry so households with infants and younger youngsters can take their first steps outdoors. We imagine all households have the suitable to attach with nature, benefit from spending time outside and be impressed to a lifelong love of nature. Since its grassroots inception in 2013, Hike it Baby is a rising neighborhood of 270,000 households and over 400 volunteer Branch Ambassadors. More data, in addition to outside engagement occasions, might be discovered at, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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