SCEC is leaving the Dr. Snapp House

After three years of teaching hundreds of kids about history in Cottage Grove, the Singing Creek Educational Center is looking for a new home. We are grateful to the Prospectors Club for allowing us to use the historic Snapp House for the past 3.5 years. The club has...
New Indigenous Books for Our Library

New Indigenous Books for Our Library

I (Karen) am thrilled to add some new books to our library at SCEC: Indigenous stories from Native authors. These books have been carefully curated from the list of Indigenous children’s books by the National Museum of the American Indian. I watched a webinar...
Save the Earth Poster Contest Entries 2022

Save the Earth Poster Contest Entries 2022

As part of our Green Living Fair this year, we held a Save the Earth poster contest for local schoolchildren in grades 2 – 5. So many wonderful entries were received and the winners were awarded their prizes on April 23, 2022 at the Green Living Fair. All the...
Workshop by Oregon Humanities: Indigenous Wisdom

Workshop by Oregon Humanities: Indigenous Wisdom

Our Executive Director, Karen Rainsong, is attending a webinar workshop tonight by Oregon Humanities, that involves centering Indigenous Wisdom during the climate crisis. We will update this post with her reflections on this afterwards. Update: we learned about the...
Frontier Heritage Fair at Lane Events Center

Frontier Heritage Fair at Lane Events Center

Frontier Heritage Fair Fur Trade ~ Old West ~ Civil War This event was cancelled due to Covid. We are pleased to announce that we will have a booth for children, making corn dollies, again this year at the Frontier Heritage Fair at the Lane Events Center Auditorium....