Family Activities

We are in the business of providing smiles and helping families make memories!
Every month, we offer family activities at no cost. Not only do families get to come together and be a part of a close knit community, but they are able to put aside challenges, and just have fun for a day with other families who simply “get it.” Our families have made life long friends and shared countless hours of comradery with those who have shared their journey.  Family activities are offered throughout our different branches around the state. Check out our calendar to see what is happening around you!‚Äč

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Oregon and SW Washington - Statewide Activities

  • September 2-4 - Candlelighters Family Camp

Portland Metro & SW Washington

RSVP: Contact Karsen at 503.719.4244 or

  • May 6 - Teen Activity - Portland Excape Rooms & Pizza
  • May 20 - 20th Annual Kid's Fishing Day
  • June 24 - Optimist Kid's Day at Oaks Park

Mid-Willamette Valley Chapter

RSVP: Contact Mary Lou at 541.687.4528 or

Robyn at 541.343.4528 or

  • May 6 - Survivors in the Woods
  • May 16 - Moms Night Out - Olive Garden
  • June 4 - Family Barbecue
  • June 22 - Curbing Cancer for Relay for Life

Central Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Darcy at 541.419.6426 or

  • June 10th - Train Day and Family BBQ

Southern Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Kim at 541.292.3058 or

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