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Lake Katherine
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.

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

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