We're hiring a new Executive Director! Columbia Springs is an outstanding local nonprofit that served 20,000 people in 2019 with nature-based education. We have a dynamic team of staff and volunteers who value equity, excellence, and inclusion. Read the full job posting.

Please check with Program Coordinators via email if you have any questions about our operations. We are not working from our offices and are unable to answer your phone calls. Head to our Visit Page to for details on the site reopening and see our Resource Page for at home educational activities!


Columbia Springs

12208 SE Evergreen Hwy., Vancouver, WA 98683

Columbia Springs offers a unique setting and educational experiences that foster a greater awareness of the natural world and inspire stewardship. 

Learn about what we accomplished at Columbia Springs in 2019 in our Annual Report. Thank you for your support!

Field Trips

Bring your school to Columbia Springs for a science and nature field trip.

Science and nature field trips


Learn about the different ways you can support Columbia Springs' mission.

Volunteer and Stewardship

Events & Festivals

Columbia Springs hosts events ranging from family festivals to fundraisers!

Kids Fishing Festival

Columbia Springs, founded in 2001, provides tens of thousands of children and their families the opportunity to fall in love with nature. We continue to build a community of life-long learners and land stewards through our educational opportunities, walking trails, events and workshops.

Located on a 100 acre natural area in the City of Vancouver, Columbia Springs is dedicated to providing outdoor recreation and science education close to home.

Our Partners
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Individual Partners

David Lampe

Heidi Johnson Bixby

Paul Montague

Dennis Kampe

Joe Pauletto

2020 Corporate Sponsors
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2020 Event Presenting Sponsors
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Stay updated by perusing our blog or subscribing to our Weekly Newsletter.
Interested in becoming a partner or sponsor? Visit our Donate page or contact Jennifer, our Development Director.

Questions? Contact Columbia Springs here or call us at 360-882-0936.

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Columbia Springs strives to offer a unique setting and educational experiences that foster a greater awareness of the natural world and inspire stewardship.


We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit charity.
Our ID number is 91-2127405.

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