local | Education | Environment | NewsEast Oregonian | May 12, 2017 11:38 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon
Pendleton is home to eastern Oregon's longest continuously run outdoor school, despite facing elimination at least three times.
Backers of a statewide ballot measure want to use a slice of lottery proceeds to guarantee a week of Outdoor School for all children.
Supporters of the Outdoor School For All campaign submitted more than 120,000 signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State on Thursday.
To the teachers and kids at Harrison Elementary in Cottage Grove taking a four-day outdoor school each spring means a year of fundraising, preparation and excited expectation. We went to Camp Tadmor in Lebanon and asked why they keep coming back every year.