Winter EXPLORE! Nature’s Valentines, The Institute

Winter EXPLORE! Nature’s Valentines, The Institute

Tuesday February 15th, 2022 * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register for one session OR the full series of four programs!
See the flier with the whole series of four programs here.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
In addition to listening to a nature storybook, Love Matters Most, by Mij Kelly and Gerry Turley, students will learn some fun facts about bears, go on a ‘heart hike’ (searching for hearts in nature), and look for animals’ winter homes.
If there is snow, children will make a snow cake and decorate it with items found in nature.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Beth Skroban
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 15.
Location:Pine Hill Recreation Area
COVID protocols in accordance with CDC and PA DOH guidelines will be followed.
Masks are not required for outdoor activities, but are recommended when appropriate distancing (3 feet) is not possible. 
EXPLORE! Nature Seekers, The Institute

EXPLORE! Nature Seekers, The Institute

Thursday March 11th, 2021 * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
In addition to listening to a nature story book, students will go on a discovery hike searching for natural treasures and shapes found in nature and make a plant/seed garland for the birds.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Beth Skroban
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 10.
Location:Red Run Park
Participants will sign in & complete a waiver/contact form (available HERE).

NOTE: The PDF is fillable—you may type your information onto the form. However, we still need a printed copy, signed by hand.
If you can, please print, sign and scan it back to us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org (preferred), or print the form, fill it out and bring it along to the event.
EXPLORE! For the Birds, The Institute

EXPLORE! For the Birds, The Institute

Thursday March 25th * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Activities include a sensory nature walk, bird identification and learning bird calls, and playing games. The group will also listen to a nature storybook.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Christian Swartzbaugh
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 10.
Location:Red Run Park
Participants will sign in & complete a waiver/contact form (available HERE).

NOTE: The PDF is fillable—you may type your information onto the form. However, we still need a printed copy, signed by hand.
If you can, please print, sign and scan it back to us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org (preferred), or print the form, fill it out and bring it along to the event.

 

EXPLORE! Terrific Trees of Winter, The Institute

EXPLORE! Terrific Trees of Winter, The Institute

Thursday March 18th * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The group will take a hike to identify trees at Red Run Park, make Play-Doh molds of leaves and bark, discover how to tell the age of treesby looking at ‘tree cookies’ (cross sections), and learn about tapping trees for maple syrup.
A storybook will accompany the syrup portion.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Christian Swartzbaugh
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 10.
Location:Red Run Park
Participants will sign in & complete a waiver/contact form (available HERE).
NOTE: The PDF is fillable—you may type your information onto the form.
However, we still need a printed copy, signed by hand.
If you can, please print, sign and scan it back to us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org (preferred), or print the form, fill it out and bring it along to the event.
Explore Terrific Tree of Winter

Explore Terrific Tree of Winter

Thursday, February 18th * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Red Run Park
The group will take a hike to identify trees at Red Run Park, make Play-Doh molds of tree bark textures, discover how to tell the age of trees by looking at ‘tree cookies’ (cross sections), and learn about tapping trees for maple syrup. A storybook will accompany the syrup portion.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Christian Swartzbaugh
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member
Limit: 10
Participants will sign in & complete a waiver/contact form (available HERE).
NOTE: The PDF is fillable—you may type your information onto the form. However, we still need a printed copy, signed by hand.
If you can, please print, sign and scan it back to us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org (preferred), or print the form, fill it out and bring it along to the event.
Check out the full schedule of Winter EXPLORE! programs—download the flier here.