I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~ John Muir, 1913
 
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Upcoming Programs for Kids

Unless otherwise specified, programs require advanced registration and payment. Space is limited. Classes could be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met by the registration deadline. Please contact us for availability after the registration deadline has passed. 

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Family Nature Exploration Day
Saturday, August 5; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Bring your family out at any time throughout the day.  Create a fun make-and-take craft, take a guided hike at 11:00 a.m., and don’t miss the feeding of the turtles, snakes, and other critters at 1:00 p.m. 
Free.  No registration required.

Little Wonders: Little Lady Bugs
Ages 3-5 (with an adult chaperone)
Wednesday, August 16; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-1:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Burns from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be sharing her knowledge of ladybugs through stories, songs, crafts, and a hike to search for the Lost Ladybug. Count the spots to locate the Nine-spotted Ladybug!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members with an adult chaperone. 

Nature Exploration Club CLASS IS FULL
Ages 6-12
Tuesdays, June 13-July 25 (6 sessions, no class on July 4); 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Discovery and exploration will be emphasized in this exciting program. Along with environmental themes, show-and-tell, and projects, participants will enjoy plenty of unstructured time in nature.
Fee for series: $100/members, $125/non-members.
Registration and prepayment required by June 6.


Creek Stomp

Ages 6-8; Tuesday, August 1; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Ages 9-12; Wednesday, August 2; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m
Kids will love getting wet and muddy as they explore the banks and depths of a nearby creek!  Learn about some of the creatures we might encounter, then head out to creek to see what we can find!
Fee: $25/child members, $30/child non-members.  Please bring a lunch. 
Registration and prepayment required by July 25.