Youth Programs

Stories at the Lake

The first Thursday of every month, 4 to 5 pm, free event for kids!

Lake Katherine volunteer educator Nicole Snyder will host storytime, reading aloud from a nature-themed children's book. Plus fun activities. No need to book in advance - just turn up.

Little Explorers

1 hour experience for 3 to 6 year old children together with their favorite adult.
$6 per child, pre-registration is required.

All About Evergreens

Some trees keep their leaves all year round. We'll walk amongst our evergreens to learn first-hand about their needles and cones. A "piney" craft project will finish our time together.

Program NumberDayDateTime
593ThursdayDecember 129:30 am
594FridayDecember 139:30 am
595SaturdayDecember 1410:30 am

Fur, Feathers and Winter Coats

We will compare the wonders of fur and feathers to an old winter coat to see how animals keep themselves warm in the winter.

Program NumberDayDateTime
728ThursdayJanuary 169:30 am
729FridayJanuary 179:30 am
730SaturdayJanuary 1810:30 am


Have a heart for our bird friends

Children will learn the special function of bird's beak.  Children will eat like a bird, tasting pasta (worms), raisins (insects) and sunflower seeds.  Children will also examine bird feathers and nests. A walk outside to look for birds, and a bird feeder project are included.

Program NumberDayDateTime
731ThursdayFebruary 139:30 am
732FridayFebruary 149:30 am
733SaturdayFebruary 1510:30 am


Turtles

We will look closely at the turtles in the nature center to see their similarities, and differences. Children will hold and help feed the turtles.

Program NumberDayDateTime
734ThursdayMarch 199:30 am
735FridayMarch 209:30 am
736SaturdayMarch 2110:30 am


Earth Day Celebration

We will look closely at the turtles in the nature center to see their similarities, and differences. Children will hold and help feed the turtles.

Program NumberDayDateTime
737Thursday
April 169:30 am
738Friday
April 17
9:30 am
739Saturday
April 18
10:30 am


Program Wavier

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