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

Oregon and SW Washington - Statewide Activities

  • July 8 - SUPERHERO 5k
  • September 2-4 - Candlelighters Family Camp

Portland Metro & SW Washington

RSVP: Contact Karsen at 503.719.4244 or karsen@candlelightersoregon.org

  • June 24 - Optimist Kid's Day at Oaks Park
  • August 5 - Family BBQ
  • August 12 - Teen Event - Bullwinkle's Family Fun Center

Mid-Willamette Valley Chapter

RSVP: Contact Mary Lou at 541.687.4528 or mloubradley@comacast.net

Robyn at 541.343.4528 or robynthompson8035@gmail.com

  • June 22 - Curbing Cancer for Relay for Life
  • July 14-15 - Relay for Life
  • July 27 - Fishing on the McKenzie River

Central Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Darcy at 541.419.6426 or centraloregoncandlelighters@gmail.com

  • August 5 - Train Day and Family BBQ - RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 5
  • August 26 - Family BBQ

Southern Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Kim at 541.292.3058 or kimberlybruhn@hotmail.com

  • July 15 - 27th Annual Corvette Weekend
  • August 4-6 - Camping at Howard Prairie