BURGESS BOOK CLUB
Going strong since 2010, this monthly program
offers children the opportunity to share their thoughts, listen to
others, learn about the animal subject of the month, explore outdoors
and meet a live animal. Cost to cover refreshments is $2 per month.
BOOK CLUB DOES NOT MEET
IN JULY AND AUGUST.
Click for the Book of the
NATURAL ART AND JOURNALING
Saturdays, October 25 and
November 15 1:00pm-2:30pm
Join Cape artist, author and
naturalist Mary Bowmar Richmond as she guides you in the creation of a
journal of your own nature sightings and findings. Cost for this two day
class includes your own fantastic sketchbook.
WINTERY FAIRY GARDEN
Monday January 19 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a Fairy-themed garden in a small container to bright
up a winter room. Use bits of moss and other natural things found on a
woodland hike and tiny decorations. Cost of materials included. Siblings
may work together on one garden or create their own - fee priced
Members $25 Non-members $30
GIRLS IN SCIENCE
Although based upon Brownie or Junior
Scout Badges, the programs listed below are open to girls in or outside
Scouting. Join Society Education Director Mary Beers for science
discovery days and even an overnight science camp. All girls receive a
special patch upon completion of any full program. A completion
certificate will be given to Girl Scouts wishing to obtain official
badges from Troop Leadership Teams.
required. Cost is $15.00 per girl for Saturday
sessions and $30 for the overnight camp.
Saturdays, January 31 or February 14
Complete awesome experiments to learn the
science behind static electricity, density, carbon dioxide gas, slime
and Oobleck. Practice your powers of observation, examine fascinating
finger print patterns and explore color chromatography. Work together to
design and create structures including a roller coaster capable of
sending a marble on a timed journey along the wall.
Cost is $15.00 per girl
Saturdays, March 28 or April 11
Learn more about the outdoors through direct
exploration and hands-on activities. Meet awesome live animals, learn
about local habitats, work with scientific tools to explore amazing
plants and discover ways you can help protect the local environment.
Cost is $15.00 per girl
Friday April 24 to Saturday April 25
Spend an evening exploring habitats and
looking for signs of nocturnal animals out along the trails. Learn about
their special adaptations including sensory and coloration. Share
stories around the campfire and roast marshmallows for símores. Enjoy a
pancake breakfast in the Jam Kitchen before heading home. Cost
is $30 per girl
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