Friends of Tryon Creek is a community supported non-profiting connecting kids to nature since 1970 at Tryon Creek State Natural Area in SW Portland. Tryon Forest Adventures – an active full day outdoor camp experience for ages 7 to 12. Taking place in spring and summer. Youth explore life in the forest by working together to examine the ecology and people that create an interdependent urban park. They interact on a social level to enhance friendship building and learn diverse perspectives. Each day incorporates classic Tryon Creek activities like hiking, nature observation, and fort building, in addition too culturally inclusive stories and art projects.