Events & Programs

 

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Children's Saturday Classes

Designed for children ages 1-13, these programs blend outdoor skills training, purposeful nature exploration, and guided off-trail forays to provide unique educational experiences at Rowe Woods.

  • Member discounts on children's programs require Family Membership level or above, active during date(s) of program.
  • Program fees are refundable with more than two weeks notice.
  • Preregistration is required for each title below and includes the full series of classes listed.

Click on the program dates for pricing, registration information and full descriptions. 

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2019 Fall Children's Saturday Programs

 **REGISTRATION NOW OPEN**

 

Babes in the Woods

Ages 1-2 years old with an adult caregiver

What a perfect introduction to sharing nature with your toddler. During each hour-long session, caregivers and children can discover the wonders of nature using simple sensory experiences and fun indoor and outdoor play. Preregistration required and includes the full series.

Members $45; Nonmembers $55 (includes daily admission).

Babes in the Woods Session A

Saturdays, 8:45-9:45 am                                               

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  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16

Babes in the Woods Session B

Saturdays, 10-11 am

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  • September 28
  • October 26
  • November 23

 

First Explorers

Ages 3-4 years old.

Does your child love being outdoors?! Join us as we explore the woods around the Early Childhood building. We will search for caterpillars, investigate the pond, keep track of the birds we see, and discover how animals get ready for the upcoming winter. Preregistration required and includes the full series.

Members $80; Nonmembers $95 (includes daily admission).

First Explorers Session A -- SOLD OUT

Saturdays, 9:15-11:45 am

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  • September 7
  • October 5
  • November 2
  • December 7

First Explorers Session B

Saturdays, 9:15-11:45 am

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  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 14

 

A Hiking We Will Go — SOLD OUT

Ages 4-5 years old

Saturdays, 10:30 am -1:00 pm

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  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16
  • December 14

Now that your child is getting older, they can bring their lunch to this session for a picnic and hike a little further than their younger siblings. Finding toads, snails and newts are just a few things your child may encounter at Rowe Woods. Children experience a longer hike and discover treasures in nature while learning how animal habitats are important. Preregistration required and includes full series.

Members $80; nonmembers $95 (includes daily admission).

 

Saturday Nature Squad—Youth Nature Discovery Programs

Ages 5-13

Saturdays, 9:30 am-12 pm

Join our squad of fellow nature enthusiasts, and each month we’ll discover the wonders of the natural world together! Guided by passionate program leaders and surrounded by other youth who love the outdoors, children will have hands-on experiences in nature and explore seasonal changes on this monthly adventure. Children will be split into smaller, age-appropriate groups upon arrival. Preregistration required and includes full series.

Members $80; nonmembers $95 (includes daily admission).

Squad A

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  • September 7 – FALL into Adventure
  • October 5 – Forest Hoarders
  • November 2 – Shifting Seasons
  • December 14 – Winter Survivors

Squad B

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  • September 21 – FALL into Adventure
  • October 19 – Forest Hoarders
  • November 9 – Shifting Seasons
  • December 14 – Winter Survivors