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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2014 Summer Nature Study Programs

Fostering a love and appreciation of nature at an early age is so very important.  What better way to
spend the summer than exploring, discovering, and learning about nature!  With a diverse range of topics geared towards ages 3 and up, you are sure to find a program to fit your interests!  Advanced registration is required and class size is limited. To register, please fill out a Summer Nature Study Form and mail it in with your payment.  Registration must be received two weeks prior to the program start date.  Programs may be cancelled if minimum participant numbers are not met. Call 309.874.2174 or email register@sugargrovenaturecenter.org for more information.

Nature Fun Club
Ages 6-8
Tuesdays, June 17-July 22 (6 classes); 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. While this program is meeting at the same time as Nature Adventurer’s Club, ages will be divided.
Fee for the series: One child: $75/members, $90/non-members; additional siblings: $60/members, $75/non-members. Registration and prepayment required by filling out a form at sugargrovenaturecenter.org/forms/SummerRegForm.pdf and mailing it in with a check. Registration deadline: June 3.

Nature Adventurer’s Club
Ages 9-12
Tuesdays, June 17-July 22 (6 classes); 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Investigation, experiments, and citizen science will be the focus of this inquiry-based program. We’ll find out what the kids are interested in, then plan the sessions from there. While this program is meeting at the same time as Nature Adventurer’s Club, age groups will be divided.
Fee for the series: One child: $75/members, $90/non-members; additional siblings: $60/members, $75/non-members. Registration and prepayment required by filling out a form at sugargrovenaturecenter.org/forms/SummerRegForm.pdf and mailing it in with a check. If you do not have computer access, please call us for other arrangements. Registration deadline: June 3.

Nature Journey
Ages 13-16
Thursday, June 26; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
On this day, we will follow the trails wherever they take us...and maybe even go off the trail! Spend a day hiking and learning about habitats, plants, animals, and anything else we find!
Fee: $12/members, $15/non-members. Registration and prepayment required by filling out a form at sugargrovenaturecenter.org/forms/SummerRegForm.pdf and mailing it in with a check. If you do not have computer access, please call us for other arrangements. Registration deadline: June 12.