Nature Bugs Fall Fridays
September 18 @ 1:00 pm - November 20 @ 2:00 pm
Join Sheldrake for our all-outdoor nature program, designed to give children the opportunity for STEM enrichment, connection with nature, and the company of other young enthusiasts. Each week, we’ll explore Sheldrake’s 60 acres, observing the changes in the natural world from late summer through mid-autumn. Whether rolling logs in search of creepy-crawlies, noticing the changing colors of leaves, or tiptoeing to the frog pond to see who might be visible among the lily pads, we’ll create our own adventure.
Children will be provided with a backpack and nature journal, to be brought to each class with their own writing instruments from home.
Our Nature Bugs:
- get first-hand experience with science and nature
- learn about birds, insects, seeds, trees, and other natural wonders
- enjoy the outdoors as they walk the trails of a 60-acre conservancy
- have fun with nature games and other activities
Dates: Fridays – September 18-November 20 (no class October 23) (9 sessions)
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
For ages: 3-5
Fee: $200 for members, $225 for non-members
COVID-19 Precautions: All participants are required to wear masks, complete daily health screeners, have their temperature taken daily, and sign a waiver at the outset of the program. Classes are conducted entirely outdoors, including in mildly inclement weather (any canceled classes will be made up in early December). Attendance is limited.
Registration for this program is now full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your interest; we may opt to open a second section.
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.