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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Summer Nature Day Camp After Care

Morning Care: 8am – 9am

Staff will be available at 8am for early drop off at all camp locations. There is no charge for morning care.

Afternoon Care: 3pm – 6pm

Campers in After Care may be picked up before 6pm. Please indicate pick up time on the After Care Form. In fairness to our staff, please be on time to pick up campers.


After Care will be available at the following camp locations:

  • Hoyt Arboretum
  • Mt.TaborPark
  • Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

Fees are as follows:

  • 5 days of care $60
  • 4 days of care $52
  • 3 days of care $42
  • 2 days of care $30
  • 1 day of care $16

After Care includes a snack at 3:30pm.


How to register for After Care:

  • For 5 days of care, you may register online with the course code that corresponds to the site and week for which a child is registered for Nature Day Camp.
  • For 1 to 4 days of care you must register over the phone (Customer Service Center phone number is 503-823-2525) or in person at any PP&R community center.

After Care Course Codes:

PARK/SITE WEEK OF CAMP COURSE CODE
Hoyt Arboretum June 23-27  
Mt.Tabor Park June 23-27  
Mt.Tabor Park July 8-12  
Hoyt Arboretum July 15-19  
Mt. Tabor Park July 22-26  
Hoyt Arboretum July 29-Aug 2  
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge  July 29-Aug 2  
Mt. Tabor Park Aug 5-9  
Hoyt Arboretum Aug 12-16  
Mt. Tabor Park Aug 19-23  
Hoyt Arboretum Aug 26-30  

The After Care Form:

Each camper staying for After Care must submit a completed After Care Form to Nature Day Camp staff on the first day of camp.

  • STEP 1: Fill out the form online. (Save it if you wish to re-use it)
  • STEP 2: Print it
  • STEP 3: Sign it
  • STEP 4: Bring it to camp on Monday morning (the first day of camp). Yes, even if the camper does not need care until Wednesday! This will help our staff plan, so thank you in advance!