February & April Vacation Programs
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.
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BROWNIE GIRL SCOUTS OPEN EVENT
Saturday, March 26
BUG Try It
your Bug Badge while meeting some incredible live insects. Create a
butterfly life cycle entirely from different kinds of macaroni and learn
about the life cycles of lady bug, honey bee and other awesome bugs.
Your troop leadership must provide the official badge, but we will cover
all requirements you will need to earn the badge.
Fee: $12 per Scout
GIRLS IN SCIENCE (AGES 6-12)
This girlís only science program offers opportunities to design, do and
discover. Each session is facilitated by Society Education Director Mary
Beers. Mary has worked for the Burgess Society since 1987 and has a
Masterís Degree in Education. She developed this program to engage and
inspire girls through exciting hands-on opportunities. Pre-registration
is required. Space is limited to 12 girls per session, so register
early. Cost is $20.00 per girl for each Saturday session. Cost for
Girlsí Overnight in April is $55.
The following Saturday
Sessions for Girls in Science meet from 2:00-4:00pm.
MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND SOUND February 20
This month continues our sensory exploration with the science of sound.
Design and create the ultimate sound catcher. Explore ways to make new
and different sounds and turn them into music.
WEATHER FACT AND FABLE
Raining cats and dogs? Seagull sitting on the sand - Itís
never good weather when youíre on land. Are these sayings rooted in fact
or fiction? Explore humidity, air pressure, wind speed and direction.
Try to discover which weather sayings are actually true.
6:00pm Friday, April 29 to 9:00am Saturday, April 30
Spend an evening exploring nocturnal animals and their adaptations for
survival. How are nocturnal animals able to see in the dark? How do bats
hunt insects by using sound? Share stories around the campfire and roast
marshmallows for símores. Enjoy a pancake breakfast in the Jam Kitchen
before heading home.
Cost for this overnight session is $55.