National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Baker City, Oregon
enjoy a wide range of pioneer crafts, with all materials provided
June 21 - Saturday | 10:00-3:00
June 22 - Sunday | 10:00-3:00
July 12 - Saturday | 10:00-3:00
July 13 - Sunday | 10:00-3:00
(single day class, with four options)
Learn to pressure flake a Native American-style arrowhead out of obsidian. All supplies included.
Bring a Lunch (half hour)
For Ages 16 and up
Fee: $15.00 pre-registration required with pre-pay to ensure placement in class
(10 Students Max.)
Journal Making Workshop and Dutch Oven Lunch
July 18 - Friday | 10:00-1:00
August 8 - Friday | 10:00-1:00
Learn why it is so important to have a journal on the Oregon Trail and make a journal to take on your own journey. Menu TBA.
Fee: $25.00 pre-registration required with pre-pay to ensure placement in class
For Ages 10 and up
Leave No Trace Workshop with Josh Travers
July 11 - Friday | 10:00-12:00
August 9 - Saturday | 10:00-12:00
Leave No Trace – Enjoying the Outdoors Responsibly
Join Josh Travers for an interactive presentation and discussion that will focus on the elements of the Leave No Trace minimum impact program. This session will highlight the Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics program, which is applicable to all outdoor enthusiasts and all environments. Learn how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. In addition to learning the hows and whys behind the importance of practicing Leave No Trace, participants will be provided with information on how to easily and effectively integrate Leave No Trace into their daily lives and programs.
Ages 14 and up, Free
Blacksmithing Workshop with Peter Clark from Iron Wood Design
September 13 - Saturday | 9:00-4:00
Class will focus on basic blacksmithing skills:
--how to build and maintain coal and coke fires
--basic smithing techniques
*All tools and materials provided. Students will work on small projects to take home. No experience necessary, complete beginners encouraged to attend.
Fee: $125.00 pre-registration required with pre-pay to ensure placement in class
(Up to 8 Students Maximum)
Students under 18 welcome with a parent who is also a paid participant.
What to bring:
safety glasses (required)
leather work gloves
leather apron if you have one
wear cotton clothing, polyester melts and sticks!
water bottle to stay hydrated
sack lunch so we can all eat together and continue our learning through the lunch hour