April 12th Tour for interested parties

We are having a tour and talk session for those who are interested in touring the new facility and seeing what we are up to. It starts at 1pm at the Singing Creek Schoolhouse. We’ll check out the schoolhouse, pond, creek, granary building, and more. Local folks...

Sundays at Singing Creek

We are having so much fun at Singing Creek Center on Sundays. That is the one day a week I have to work on this place- it’s really my dream come true. I’d love to have your help out there too. Families that have visited Alvord Farm and Museum in the past...

Registration Forms for Summer Camps are released

Summer Camp forms are here! We hope the new online forms and paypal experience works well for you. Please let Karen know if you have any trouble. We are looking forward to more setup at the Singing Creek Center and planning a wonderful curriculum for you! Our new site...

Karen and Opal share a distant relative

I am related to Opal Whiteley! I was reading a book about Opal Whiteley that I had been given by Sue Hunton, and I discovered that Opal and I are related! We share a distant relative, Daniel Boone. I immediately dug through my old paperwork, found my genealogy packet,...

The Schoolhouse Project at Camas County Mill

The walls of the Lower Fern Ridge School still show the graphite signatures of local school children from over 100 years ago. One hundred years ago, the distinct silhouettes of one-room schoolhouses were rural anchors in areas across the west, much like stone grist...

Moving to a new home!

We are so excited to start moving to our new home at the Camas Country Mill and to be working with Tom and Sue Hunton. We are trying out a new relationship for one year and seeing how things go. Their farm, creek and pond, and pioneer schoolhouse and granary is the...