Education

boy scouts preparing tent for tree plant day (5)Starker Forests, Inc. works to provide a wide variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages. Some of the things we do include:

  • Forest Camp (An outdoor school) – 180 sixth graders from smaller, rural schools learn about forestry, ecology and the outdoors.
  • Annual Tree Planting Day – 125 kids and 60 parents
  • Benton County Fair booth
  • Philomath Outdoor School – 200 sixth graders and 25 high school counselors, organize the forestry lesson, lead “Wilderness Survival”
  • DaVinci Days booth – wood cookies
  • Wednesday Tours – Starker Forests led tours to the Starker Memorial Trail (summer months only)
  • Leadership Corvallis – lead Natural Resources Day
  • Scouts – provide camping opportunities for Scouts and adult leaders
  • Starker video – I’m Not an Alien
  • Youth Leadership Corvallis/Philomath – steering committee, lead Natural Resources Day
  • Webelos – help fourth and fifth grade boy scouts get their forest activity badge at the trail