Outdoors with Kids in Chehalem Valley: Champoeg Nature Play Area

This summer, I've invited others to join me on Friday "hikes" or nature excursions around our small region. Part of this has to do with my church's current emphasis on getting to know our watershed so that we can better take care of the space around us. We can only love places that we know, …

Outdoors with Kids in Chehalem Valley: Disc Golf at Champoeg Park

Champoeg State Park is a beautiful place to go to be outside in the Newberg area, and I have many fond memories of it: biking on the trails with my family as a kid, biking there with my eighth grade class (along a highway!!! Looking back, I'm really surprised they let us do that), hikes, …