Naturalist Explorers (Ages 5-8)

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Naturalist Explorers

Naturalist Explorers introduces children ages 5 to 8 to environmental and natural history topics in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Classes include a short introduction inside followed by hands‐on, engaging activities outside. Parents are welcome to participate with their child, or drop them off.

Schedule: One Saturday a month, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Fees per student: $20 members* / $35 nonmembers per class

*Must be a Family Tree Member or above for member rate.

Spring 2019: Defenders of Planet Earth

This spring, come and learn how to be a Planet Defender! Discover how to make wise choices to help protect and conserve our natural resources. Together we’ll become superheroes and help save our planet!

January 5: Go Green

It’s fun to be “green” and a great way to help the environment. Students will find out what they can do to make a difference for our planet.

February 2: The Stink on Pollution

What is pollution? Where does it come from? How can I help? Come discover the answers to these questions through hands-on interactive activities.

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March 2: Garbage and the 3 R’s

We make about 230 million tons of trash in the United States every year! Learn how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle to help stop trash from ending up in our landfills.

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April 6: Worm Your Way into Composting

Composting is nature’s way of recycling. Discover how worms help to recycle food waste into rich soil and take home your own compost starter.

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May 4: Energy Smart

We use energy every day. The choices we make about how we use energy impact the environment. Come learn to be energy wise in your everyday life. Make your own solar oven to take home.

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