These programs are designed for children 3-5 years old (parent must stay with child under 4yrs). Class always includes outdoor exploration, so children and adults should dress accordingly.
Fee per session: $10 member/$15 non-member; register and pay for 4 sessions, get 5th free
Register for the entire series or individual classes. Call (609) 737-7592 to sign up.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30AM each day; register for either day.
Children should bring a water bottle to class. Registration required.
July 8 and 9: In the Tall, Tall Grass – Join us for a reading of Denise Fleming’s In the Tall, Tall Grass and a hike through our own tall grass on the Reserve. We’ll learn who lives in the fields and make a grassy craft to take home. Wednesday class is FULL, register for Tuesday.
July 15 and 16: Mother Nature’s Palette – Our world is full of color. Come and discover the myriad of colors that paint the Watershed each summer. We’ll take a hike to look for Mother Nature’s favorite colors and make a craft to take home. Wednesday class is FULL, register for Tuesday.
July 22 and 23: Lovely Shades of Leaves – How many different shades of GREEN can you find? As we explore the Watershed Reserve, be on the lookout for all of the subtle shades of green represented in the wonderful world of plants.
July 29 and 30: On Stained Glass Wings – This is the season when butterflies are abundant at the Watershed Reserve. Come join us as we learn about the life of a butterfly, observe them in action and then make a colorful butterfly craft.
August 5 and 6: Where do Animals Sleep? – Have you ever wondered where all the animals go at the end of the day? Join us as we explore the world of animal homes. On a short hike we will look for signs of different homes on the Reserve.
August 12 and 13: Shapes in Nature – Many common shapes such as circles, triangles and stars can be found in nature. We will walk along the Watershed’s trails in search of ordinary shapes in EXTRA-ordinary places and learn to look at nature from a different angle. Wednesday class is FULL, register for Tuesday.
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Saturday, July 26, 8:30PM, Adults and families (children 6yo+); Fee per person: $10M/$15NM
Discover the differences between butterflies and moths, then venture into the night with Education Director Jeff Hoagland to 'meet the moths'. We will discover a fascinating and colorful world hidden by night. Bring a flashlight, registration required.
Volunteer at the ‘Shed
Discover the many ways you can help at the Reserve. We have volunteer opportunities available in many different capacities. Are you good at event planning? Clearing trails? Conducting scientific research? Or are you looking for a corporate work day for you and your coworkers? Click here to learn more and complete a volunteer application..
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