Eugene Workshops & Events

Great things happen at Ophelia’s Place – from after-school programs and workshops, to support groups for girls and their parents. It’s all here. This calendar let’s us walk our talk – these programs provide tools to empower young women to make healthy, informed decisions about their many important life choices. (And some are way fun too.)

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Eugene Summer Calendar of Events

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ONE-TIME EVENTS

2019 Parent-Daughter GirlCon
Saturday, June 29, 2019 1-4:30 pm
Wheeler Pavilion, Lane Events Center
Free to girls, but $10-$25 suggestion donation
Hone your superhero powers and begin work on your cosplay! The second annual Parent-Daughter GirlCon will give girls ages 10-18 and their parents the opportunity to celebrate and explore “geek culture.” From anime, video games, cosplay, technology to art, GirlCon celebrates fandom of all kinds, with a focus on STEAM themes: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Springfield-based Guest Artist Kelsey Buzzell will keynote the event, followed by a live demonstration.

SUMMER CAMPS

DIY Nature Camp
July 1st-July 3rd
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
Crafting can be super fun, but it’s tough when you don’t have the right materials. But what if what you needed was just outside your door? This camp is all about tapping into the world around you to find inspiration and materials to do all kinds of art and crafts, while making sure to respect and care for the environment. So if you’re always that person who comes home with a really cool stick, a nicely shaped rock, or the biggest leaf ever, then this is the camp for you! Please be sure to bring your own lunch! Space is limited and registration is required.

Fantasy Camp
July 8th-July 11th
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
Get ready for monsters, magic and mayhem! Fantasy camp is all about creating your own unique world, full of imagination and excitement. In this camp you will be developing your own fantasy universe through character design, world-building, role-playing and more! So if there’s a magical world in you waiting to be free, come bring it to life with us! Please be sure to bring your own lunch! Space is limited and registration is required.

GTEC Camp
July 15th-July 18th
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics, there is SO much to learn and geek out about during this camp! This week will be a great mix of learning how to use video editing software to make movies and videos, working with volunteers from the South Eugene Robotics Team, and going on a fun trip to Thermo-Fischer Scientific in Eugene to hear from a panel of real scientists about how they got where they are and why they love the work they do. Please be sure to bring your own lunch! Space is limited and registration is required.

Cooking Camp
July 22th-July 25th
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
Food is magic! And it’s also a great way to care for yourself and be deliciously creative. Join us this week and work with local food expert, Chef Shelly as we learn how to prepare a variety of dishes, bake with some of the fabulous OP staff, and of course have a good time eating our creations. You will also be making your own recipe boxes so you can take all that magic home with you! Please be sure to bring your own lunch! Space is limited and registration is required.

CSI: OP Camp
July 29th-August 1st
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
If you’re into forensics and solving crime then CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) camp is for you! This week will be all about investigation, forensic science, crime scene analysis, and putting our heads together to solve mysteries all week long! During the week we will be visited by Captain Sherri Meisel from the Eugene Police Department, who will talk about her own experiences working as a detective and show us how to officially find and preserve fingerprints! Please be sure to bring your own lunch! Space is limited and registration is required.

Expressive Arts Camp
August 5th-August 8th
10 am-3 pm
$25-$50 Sliding Scale
Ages 10-18
This week is all about expressing yourself! Through art forms such as videography, journaling, collage, painting and drawing, and more, we will be diving into all the ways to express the super amazing person you are. Plus, the last day of camp will be dedicated to setting up an art gallery for guardians/adults of your choice to come check out all the art pieces that you made over the week!

ONGOING

OP Drop-In Support Group
Mondays, Ongoing 4-5 pm
Free Girls Ages 10-18
This free drop-in support group is open to all middle- and high-school aged girls and non-binary youth, who are seeking a safe place to talk about the issues in their lives. The group is facilitated by OP therapists and focuses on empowerment and skill-building from a strengths-based, relational approach. Guardians of youth under 14 years old must sign a parent consent form prior to youth’s first attendance.