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Nighthawk Naturalist School Subsidy Fund

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Our little naturalist, survival, wilderness skills and ecology school started educational programs in 2020. Our mission is to provide quality wilderness education for all. We believe this work should be done on a small scale and focus on community, and we are happy that our mission is coming to fruition. Our youth programs and adult immersions have gotten folks outside, working hard on projects, and learning together for 3+ years!

If it is within your means to donate, all funds earned here will go directly to Nighthawk Naturalist School's mission. This includes the costs of operations and helping subsidize discounts for Veterans, Tribal Members, and low-income families. DONATIONS OF ALL SIZES HELP! From $1 to $1000.

We believe that if a child stays in tune with this from a young age, they’ll never need to struggle to find it as an adult. If an adult relearns this at an older age, it has the potential for paradigm shifts and a new love for lifelong learning. Our passion is to be a part in facilitating these connections. Every dollar earned here will go towards those efforts in Central Oregon.

To learn more about our programs, visit

We are an LLC. Donations are not tax-deductible.



  • Meghann Eastman
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Vince LaVecchia
    • $250 
    • 6 mos
  • Lynn Clark
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $1,000 
    • 8 mos
  • Chip Ernst
    • $200 
    • 11 mos


Chelsea Ernst
Bend, OR

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