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Guide Dogs for the Blind Campus

Please note that no visitors are permitted to bring their personal dogs to either of GDB's campuses. This ensures that we can keep all program dogs safe and focused on the task at hand namely becoming amazing guide dogs. We also ask that you do not leave any dogs in your vehicle while you are visiting our campuses. Even in cooler weather, the temperature within vehicles can escalate quickly posing a significant health risk to your dogs. Thank you for your cooperation.

California Campus Tours

Directions to GDB's California campus.

California Campus Drop-In Tours: Monday through Saturday at either 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM, with the exception of graduation days. See below for Graduation tours.

Drop in tours for small groups of 7 people or fewer are available Monday through Saturday at either 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM. No reservation is necessary. All tours depart from the Volunteer Center, first building on the left when entering the campus, and last 1 to 1.25 hrs.

Children's Group Tours (non-school):

  • Children's group tours (including Scout groups) are available on non-graduation Saturdays at 10:30am
  • Minimum age: Second Grade

In 2015, no tours will be offered:

  • January 1
  • January 19
  • February 16
  • May 25
  • July 3, 4 & 18
  • September 7
  • November 26 & 27
  • December 24 & 25
  • December 31

Graduations

  • Campus tours are offered before Saturday graduation ceremonies at 10:30am and 12 noon. Graduation Dates
  • Bus groups must pre-register prior to the day of graduation.

The following tours require advance reservations. Please use the Tour Request to enter your preferred dates.

Tour Bus Groups and Adult Group Tours for eight people or more:

  • Monday through Saturday at 10am and 1:30pm
  • Group maximum: 45 people or one bus

Children's School Field Trip Tours:

  • School field trip tours are available Monday through Friday at 10am throughout the school year
  • Maximum school field trip tour size is 35 students. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the program, school tours are limited to Grade Two and up.

Children's Group Tours (non-school):

  • Children's group tours (including Scout groups) are available on non-graduation Saturdays at 10:30am
  • Minimum age: Second Grade

Guide Dogs' California Campus Gift Shop is open on graduation Saturdays from 10:30am to 4pm and for special events such as Fun Day.


View of the center of Guide Dogs' Oregon campus

Oregon Campus Tours

Directions to GDB's Oregon campus.

We'd love to have you visit our Guide Dogs Oregon Campus. Beginning June 10th, our Visitor Center and gift shop will be open every Wednesday from 9:30am 12:30pm. Drop in tours will be available Wednesdays at those same times. Group tours can also be scheduled for that period as well. For all other weekdays, a reservation is required.

Guide Dog graduation ceremonies are open to the public and take place on select Saturdays at 1:30pm.

Groups of 8 or more need to complete the Tour Request form or call our office at 503-668-2100.

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