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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Saturday, October 22

10:00 am- 4:00 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. 

2 Simple Ways to Register for Programs:
1. ONLINE by clicking program title below
2. BY MAIL using this form 

Little Wonders
Ages 3-5 (and an adult chaperone)
Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
October 12: OAKtober- All About Oak Trees and Acorns CANCELED
November 16:  Let’s Talk Turkey
December 21: The Mitten- Based on Jan Brett’s book, we will search for all the animals in the story!
Kids and their adult chaperones will discover the wonders of nature in these hands-on, interactive classes.  A snack will accompany story time and a fun craft will be created.
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members with an adult chaperone. 
Registration and prepayment required by the Sunday before the program

Homeschool: Nature in November
Ages 6-12
Tuesday, November 15; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Talk a long hike through the autumn woods and prairie, exploring and investigating along the way, then create an art print from natural fall objects.
Fee: $16/child members, $20/child non-members with an adult chaperone. 
Registration and prepayment required by November 8.  Please bring a lunch.

Winter Wilderness Camp

Ages 6-12: Wednesday, December 28; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Don’t spend your entire winter break inside!  Take part in team building exercises while hiking the trails, meet with a buckskinner, and much more!  A lunch of hot dogs over the campfire and chicken noodle soup will be served
Fee: $10/child members, $14/child non-members. 
Registration and payment required by Dec. 21
.  Dress for the weather!