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June 2020

Living History Days Festival in Oakland, OR

June 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - June 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

CANCELLED due to coronavirus, look for us next year at this event. Join us at the Living History Days festival in Oakland, OR for two days of historic fun! We will have a booth making corn dollies and helping kids have authentic historic fun!  A weekend of fun, history, and learning for children and parents alike! More to come.  

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August 2020

Homesteading summer camp Aug 17-21 2020

August 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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$215
homeschool kids making wooden spoons homesteading

Homesteading Summer Camp GIRL SCOUTS: This camp is suitable for earning your “Playing the Past” badge! Our theme is homesteading, as in the books “Little House on the Prairie.” Each day will provide some structured learning activities, arts and crafts, and play time. Some of our favorite activites are: sewing, playing school, churning butter, grinding grain, washing clothes on the washboard, making herbal medicines, and learning games. See our blog post about the “letter writing” component of camp. After you register you…

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June 2021

Opal Whiteley History Tour with Steve Williamson

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424
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$10
opal whiteley history tour with steve williamson

The Life and Times of Opal Whiteley- Guided Tour Join us at noon on Saturday, June 19th for a guided caravan tour of Opal Whiteley's life and places- with Steve Williamson, a local expert on Opal Whiteley. Steve has done lots of research on her and our local history. See the Opal memorial website here to learn more about this famous pioneer girl. Join our Opal Caravan for a fun drive and walking tour of places where Opal Whiteley lived…

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Homeschool Family Day

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424
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THIS EVENT IS ONLY FOR our homeschool families that were a part of our online program. Join us for a fun morning at the Snapp House doing old-fashioned crafts and games, and find out more about our summer camps and fall events! This is a great time to connect outside in nature, since we are located in a park next to the river. Bring a picnic lunch and a water bottle (there is no drinking fountain at the Snapp house.)…

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October 2021

Girl Scouts: Pioneer Day- Early Settlers

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424
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$19.50
kids of color diversity singing creek educational center pioneer cottage grove oregon

Cancelled due to Covid related low signups.Watch for Spring event offerings for Girl Scouts! Go back in time and live like an Oregon pioneer settler at the historic Dr. Snapp House. Built in 1886, this home is in a park next to the Coast Fork Willamette River. Pioneer dress-up clothes and bonnets are available or bring your own. Fun activities and authentic "chores" and crafts await you in this class where you can earn your Playing the Past badge in…

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