Afterschool Adventures Club, Wednesdays, 4 – 5pm
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.
Series Discount: $80 members, $125 non-members; Individual classes: $10 members, $15 non-members.
To register for the full set of nine classes, click here.
To register for individual classes, please use the links below each description.
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
Seeds and Plants, May 2
What’s blooming? See the blossoms
and then dissect flowers to explore
Who’s in the Pond?, May 9
Explore the ponds at Tyler and get
hands-on with frogs, toads, turtles,
Clouds, 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.