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Lake Katherine
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- JOHN MUIR
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Youth Programs


Children's Programs

Free event for kids! Stories at the Lake
The first Thursday of every month, 4pm-5pm
Lake Katherine volunteer educator Nicole Snyder will host storytime, reading aloud from a nature-themed children's book. Plus fun activities. No

Summer fun - Polliwogs aka tadpoles (Grades 3-5)
Wednesday May 31, 4pm - 5pm, $6 per child

We'll review the life cycle of the frog, look up close and hold a tadpole. We'll also hike near the water's edge in search of frogs.
How to book: Stop by the Nature Center to preregister quoting program #582.

Little Explorers - Teddy Bears Picnic
June 8 - June 10, $6 per child

Preschoolers and their favorite adult exploring nature together. Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us for some fun. We will create our treats  then head outdoors to a perfect spot to enjoy our picnic. Preregistration and payment of $6 per child is required. Space is limited.
Program 610: Thursday June 8, 9:30am -10:30am
Program 611: Friday June 9: 9:30am -10:30am
Program 612: Saturday June 10, 10:30am -11:30am
How to book: Stop by the Nature Center to preregister.

Summer fun - Cooking with herbs
Wednesday, June 14, $6 per child

Visit the her garden, learning the smells and flavors of some of oyur favorite herbs. Gather ingredients to create a delicious snack.
Program 583: June 14, 1pm - 2pm (grades K-2)
Program 584: June 14, 3pm - 4pm (grades 3-5)
How to book: Stop by the Nature Center to preregister.

Please click here for a full list of our summer education programs

Please Click here for our Nature Day Camps

 

 




 

 


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