Afterschool Adventures Club

Connect with friends and nature after school! This series is designed to let kids be kids after a long day in the classroom. Children will explore the natural world around them, play outside, and discover the many critters that make nature so interesting. This program is for children in grades 1 & 2.

Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Series Discount: $80 members, $125 non-members
Individual classes: $10 members, $15 non-members

Spring 2018

To Register, click on the class title.

Searching for Spring
April 4
Go on a scavenger hunt around the Arboretum to explore nature waking up from its winter’s rest.

Art of Nature
April 11
Gather natural materials and create your own sketchbook. Use it for other Afterschool Adventures activities.

Creepy Crawlers
April 18
Have a buggy good time discovering the many jobs of insects, worms, bugs, and slugs.

STEAM Challenge
April 25
Do an experiment in aerodynamics. Who (or what) can fly further and faster?

Seeds and Plants
May 2
What’s blooming? See the blossoms and then dissect flowers to explore plant anatomy.

Who’s in the Pond?
May 9
Explore the ponds at Tyler and get hands-on with frogs, toads, turtles, and more.

May 16
There are so many different types of clouds. Learn all about them and even make one of your own.

Rocks Rock!
May 23 Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic, oh my! Learn about these magnificent forms by creating your own edible “rocks.”

Stream Safari
May 30
Turn over rocks and use dip nets to discover what fantastic aquatic critters inhabit our stream. Be prepared to get wet; wear appropriate water shoes.


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