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Children's Saturday Programs

Designed for children ages 3-13, 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.  

 

Fall 2022 Children's Saturday Programs 

In an increasingly virtual world, Children's Saturday Programs offer your child the opportunity to be immersed in hands-on, in-person learning in an idyllic outdoor setting. Designed for ages 3-13, these drop-off programs inspire children to learn about nature while encouraging curiosity, exploration, and wonderment.  

Preregistration is required for all Children’s Saturday Programs. Registration includes full series. Caregivers drop off children for these programs. Children must be potty trained.   

Green Sprouts

Ages 3-4

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 changing seasons. Preregistration required and includes the full series. Members $95; Nonmembers $110 (includes daily admission). 

Session A: Click here to register. - SOLD OUT! 

Saturdays, 9:15-11:45 am 

  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3 

Session B: Click here to register.

Saturdays, 9:15-11:45 am 

  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10

Little Hikers 

Ages 4-5 

Saturdays, 10:30 am-1 pm  

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 $95; nonmembers $110 (includes daily admission). 

  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17 

 

Saturday Nature Squad 

Ages 5-13 

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 $95; nonmembers $110 (includes daily admission).   

Squad A: Click here to register. - SOLD OUT! 

Saturdays, 9:30 am-12 pm 

  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3 

Saturdays, 9:30 am-12 pm 

  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10

Children's Saturday Programs Spring 2023 

Join our crew and be immersed in hands-on experiences in an idyllic outdoor setting. We’ll explore the seasonal changes during this monthly adventure by strolling through the forest, collecting maple sap, hunting for newts in the pond, and savoring the signs of spring. Designed for ages 3-13, these programs inspire children to learn about nature while encouraging curiosity, exploration, and wonderment. 

Preregistration is required for all Children’s Saturday Programs. Registration includes full series. Children must be potty trained. Caregivers will drop off children for these programs.  

Registration opens December 1, 2022! 

Click here to register for all Children's Saturday Programs.

 

Green Sprouts 

Ages 3-5 years (For Preschoolers) 

Does your child love being outdoors?! Join us as we explore the woods around the Early Childhood building. We’ll search for caterpillars, investigate the pond, keep track of the birds we see, and discover how animals get ready for the changing seasons. Children will be split into smaller, age-appropriate groups upon arrival. Preregistration required and includes full series. Members $95; nonmembers $110 (includes daily admission).

Green Sprouts A : Click Here to Register

Saturdays, 9:15-11:45 am   

  • February 4
  • March 4
  • April 1
  • May 6

Green Sprouts B : Click Here to Register

  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13  

 

Saturday Nature Squad  

Ages 5-13 years (Kindergarten age and older) 

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 $95; nonmembers $110 (includes daily admission).    

Saturday Nature Squad A : Click Here to Register

Saturdays, 9:30 am-12 pm
  • February 4
  • March 4
  • April 1
  • May 6 

Saturday Nature Squad B : Click Here to Register

  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13