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The Thornton Burgess Society
appreciates the support of the
Massachusetts Cultural Council

 

Children's Programs

AGES 6-12     BURGESS BOOK CLUB 
Fridays 4:00-5:30pm

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 $5 per month.  
Click for the Book of the Month List.
 


Peter Rabbit's Friends (AGES 4- 5)


SATURDAY SCIENCE (AGES 6 - 12)
These monthly programs engage children in the scientific process, allow opportunity for child-driven exploration and include outdoor adventure time. Bring a snack. Please do not include any tree nut or peanut snacks.

NOTE: Class location is listed for each session.

Fee for each session is $22 member and $32 non-member.
Sign up for all 5 sessions and save $10.


December 10 Getting Ready for Winter 1:00pm-3:00pm
January 14 All About Owls 1:00pm-3:00pm
February - No session this month - See Family Owl Prowl on Friday, Feb. 24th .
March 25 Frogs and Salamanders 1:00pm-3:00pm


PAPER MAKING SESSIONS (AGES 6 - 12)

Members $32 Non-members $42  (per class)
Bring a snack & drink (no tree nut or peanut snacks)

Wednesday, February 22   PAPER MAKING SESSION 1     9:00am-12:00pm
Come explore the many materials and processes used in creating original paper masterpieces. All materials are provided. Dress for messy indoor fun.

Friday, April 21   PAPER MAKING SESSION 2    
9:00am-12:00pm

Explore along the woodland paths for natural materials to include into your designs. Experiment with natural dyes. Dress for messy indoor and outdoor fun.


Wed.,  April 19 SPRINGTIME AMPHIBIANS  (ages 6-8)   1:00pm-4:00pm
Hike out to a springtime pool in search of frogs and salamanders. Wear waterproof boots or footwear that can get wet and muddy.


Saturday, April 15 EGGCELLENT ADVENTURE
(Ages 9 & up) 
1:00pm-3:00pm
Members $30    Non-members $40

Dyeing to explore an Easter tradition? Work with natural materials such as onion skins and feathery ferns to create amazing egg designs for a special basket collection to take home. We will also create Easter-themed molded chocolates. All materials included.


 


Canoe Class


Tide Pool Class


Critter Capers


Craft Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

info@thorntonburgess.org

Thornton W. Burgess Society
6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508.888.6870