Delaware Nature Society Program Guide March - July 2017 2017_Program_Guide_Sep-Dec_for_web - Page 12

September ASHLAND ABBOTT’S COVERDALE PRESCHOOLERS JUST KIDS FAMILY FUN FAMILY FUN (CONTINUED) Children must be accompanied by an adult, free of cost. Kids discover nature with our safety- certified instructors. Enjoy hands-on nature experiences together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy hands-on nature experiences together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Wed, 9/13 | 10 am – 11 am | Age 2-5 Sat, 9/2 | 6:30 pm – 8 pm | All Ages Le Petit Yogi Led by Courtney Loughney Roll down into a pumpkin pose and walk into downward facing dog! Children must be accompanied by an adult, free of cost. Meets at Coverdale Mem $10 | Non-mem $15 | F17136CF Last Sundays 9/24 – 12/17 | 9 am – 12 pm Age 9-12 Young Naturalist Club Led by Jeff Haas Join this group of nature lovers and explorers form monthly adventures. Hike, explore streams, woods, fields and wetlands in search of wildlife. Visit local natural areas. Meets at Ashland Members only $60 | F17050AS Fri, 9/22 | 9:30 am – 11 am | Age 2-5 Using Cool Tools: Hammers and Nails Led by Judy Montgomery Learn about hammers and nails! Try using them! Then create a frame to hold a picture of YOU! Children must be accompanied by an adult, free of cost. Meets at Ashland Mem $9 | Non-mem $14 | F17036AS Thu, 9/21 | 8:30 am – 5 pm | Age 5-12 Day Camp: Marshy Adventures Led by DEEC staff Discover Wilmington’s wildlife! Go on a safari, catch fish, toads, and more. Aftercare is available from 3:30 pm – 5 pm at no additional charge. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the outdoors. Meets at DEEC Mem $55 | Non-mem $75 | F17291DC Green by Nature Preschool Series Sat, 9/9 | 11 am – 1 pm | All Ages Pollinator Power Led by Rob Wiest & Sheila Vincent Learn about the power of pollinators and search our fields with nets to see how many of these helpers you can catch! It’s not just our farmers who keep our vegetables growing strong. Bring a bagged supper to enjoy at our picnic grove afterwards. Registration required. Meets at Coverdale Mem FREE | Non-mem $10 | F17166CF Knee-high Naturalists Series Join us for hands-on nature discovery outdoors with our professional team of Teacher Naturalists. Age 2 – 5 | $6 Member child, $10 Non-member child per class Locations alternate | Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 11 am Parental participation required (free) Age 2 – 5 | $4 Member child, $7 Non-member child per class Abbott’s Mill Nature Center | Wednesdays, 10 am – 11:30 am Parental participation required (free) Farm Art Adventures Coverdale F17131CF 9/12 Magical Monarchs Ashland F17030AS 9/19 The Grouchy Ladybug DEEC F17230DC 9/26 Fluttering Butterflies & Busy Bees Coverdale F17132CF Get full schedule, program descriptions, and register: DelNature.org/Preschool | 302.239.2334 12 Back to School Party and Marshmallow Roast Led by Ashland staff Celebrate with your family and friends to kick-off the fall season! Wear your “school colors” shirt, hat or face paint! Bring a school friend! Roast some marshmallows over a campfire and enjoy fall games and festivities. Meets at Ashland Mem $5 | Non-mem $7 | F17067AS Join us for hands-on nature discovery outdoors with our professional team of Teacher Naturalists. 9/5 REGISTER TODAY! DelNature.org/Programs | 302.239.2334 DEEC Colors indicate site or closest main site. Addresses for many sites on page 7. 9/6 Back to School F17331AM 9/13 An Apple a Day F17332AM 9/20 Nature’s ABC’s F17333AM 9/27 Nature’s 123’s F17334AM Get full schedule, program descriptions, and register: DelNature.org/Preschool | 302.239.2334 Sun, 9/10 | 1 pm – 3 pm | All Ages Sat, 9/16 | 3 pm – 5 pm | Age 10+ Sat, 9/23 | 10 am – 12 pm | All Ages Free Family Nature Walks: Marvelous Monarchs Led by Dawn Coughlan Bring the family to explore the trails and wildlife with a focus on monarch butterflies of the Bucktoe Creek Preserve. This program, part of the Bucktoe Walks for Family Series, is sponsored by a private donor. Registration required. Meets at Bucktoe FREE for everyone | V17660BK Archery for Families Led by Rob Yacucci Test your skills with bow and arrow as we take on challenging targets at Ashland. Learn how Native Americans depended upon archery for survival. Who in your family is best at hitting the bullseye! All equipment provided. Meets at Ashland Mem $10 | Non-mem $15 | F17063AS Brunch With Ainsworth Abbott Led by Steve Childers Over a light brunch of fruit and waffles, storyteller Steve Childers shares his insight about the fascinating life of Ainsworth Abbott. Mr. Abbott bought what we now call “Abbott’s Mill” in 1919 and operated it by himself for over 40 years. Take a guided tour of his historic mill and learn its link is with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Meets at Abbott’s Mill Mem $10 | Non-mem $20 | F17360AM Sun, 9/10 | 3 pm – 5 pm | Age 6+ Chores and Dinner Led by Ashley Harrell Roll up your sleeves and lend a hand with afternoon farm chores. Help care for the animals of Coverdale. Then cook and enjoy a hearty dinner straight from the farm. Meets at Coverdale Mem $12 | Non-mem $16 | F17160CF Sat, 9/9 | 11 am – 12 pm | All Ages Family Yoga at Abbott’s Series Led by Free Spirited Foundation staff Join Lewes’ Free Spirited Foundation for outdoor yoga sessions for the whole family. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy afterwards. Meets at Abbott’s Mill Mem $5 | Non-mem $10 | U17361AM Sat, 9/23 | 12 pm – 4 pm | Age All Marsh and Monarchs Celebration Details on back cover. 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