Winter Matching Donation Campaign!

Winter Matching Donation Campaign!

At Singing Creek Educational Center we share enthusiasm and passion for local history and the natural world around us with real, hands-on immersive activities– something you don’t get from a screen. Children experience Oregon history and culture with instructors...
Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Opal Whiteley Every town has its legends. Most are unknown to outsiders. However, our legend, Opal Whiteley, is known worldwide. Many visitors come to Cottage Grove each year to see where she lived and wrote about. People love to take selfies by her mural. In 1918...
Homeschool is now booking!

Homeschool is now booking!

We are so excited to welcome you to History Homeschool!Signups are happening now and the first day of homeschool at the Snapp House is on September 10th. Hurry, because space is limited and it’s filling up fast!See our Homeschool page for details and the...
Aragon Alpacas Day: Interesting and Fun!

Aragon Alpacas Day: Interesting and Fun!

Alpaca Day was so fun! It was an overcast but warm day on May 26th, 2019 as we visited the Aragon Alpacas farm. Ann showed us around her alpaca farm and her cute, cozy little store on the property. She lives in an old farmhouse and has a big red barn and about 30...
Snapp House History

Snapp House History

Have you heard? Singing Creek Educational Center has a very special new home in a place that’s full of local history! We will now be located in the historic Dr. Snapp House in Cottage Grove, OR at 360 River Road. The house is located along the Coast Fork of the...
Living History Village at Bohemia Mining Days coming in July!

Living History Village at Bohemia Mining Days coming in July!

We are thrilled to be presenting the kids zone this year at the Bohemia Mining Days Fesitval in Cottage Grove on July 19th and 20th! The theme is Opal Whiteley and we have got some great things planned for you! We are doing a Living History Village, much like our...
Lots to Love About Cottage Grove

Hitch up the Wagons, we are moving!

We are so thrilled to be moving to Cottage Grove this Spring and taking up residence in the historic Dr. Snapp House on River Road! It’s exciting to be embraced by such a welcoming community. Cottage Grove is very alive with history and has an active historical...
Basket Making Class Nov 2018

Basket Making Class Nov 2018

Basket making! It was a lovely fall day at the granary, and about 10 people gathered to make reed baskets with Cheryl, our fearless instructor! We had a delightful time sipping tea and creating unique baskets. We even had a mom and two kids who had a great time...
Horse Riding Day 2018

Horse Riding Day 2018

What a great day we had at Animal Rescue Teaching on Saturday May 5th, 2018! We had about 13 children come out and ride horses and ponies and make some fun horse themed art with us. Dan and Tami did a great job patiently leading the kids and parents in brushing the...