The Thornton Burgess Society
Discoverers Summer Programs 2017
(Ages 5 - 6)
Classes meet 9am to noon unless otherwise noted.
Please dress for outdoors and bring a snack. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE NUT PRODUCTS IN ANY SNACKS.
CHILDREN’S SUMMER DAILY PROGRAMS
Full Session is Monday - Friday (15 hours) $165 M $190 NM
3 Day Session (any 3 days/same week)
$ 99 M
3 Day Session (any 3 days/same week) $ 99 M $124 NM
Online registration for our Discoverers
programs (3 or 5 days per week only) will start February 1
Online registration for our Discoverers programs (3 or 5 days per week only) will start February 1
A limited number of
scholarships are available based on available funds.
Please email the Education Director
with your request.
PROGRAM AND STAFF INFORMATION:
Our children’s programs are aligned for
E-STEM (Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Be sure to read the weekly course
outlines. Your child’s attendance for the full
week ensures all content is covered.
Individual day registrations will also
Please note that
Class Drop Off / Pick Up
Locations vary week to week and even daily.
Each day’s class location is found
under the BOLD Class Title
and to the right of the date.
A detailed summer class location
description is found on our web site under Child Programs.
Each Class is led by a Burgess Society
Teacher/Naturalist who is Pediatric First Aid Certified and CORI checked
with a Summer Naturalist Assistant.
Peter Rabbit’s Friends and Discoverers
are also assisted by a volunteer Junior Naturalist Aide.
Classes are limited up to 12 children
for Peter Rabbit’s Friends and up to 14 children for Discoverers and
Each child will need a hat, shoes that
suit the class (never send a child in flip flops) and a snack.
Water is provided.
Please avoid sugary drinks and canned
OUR CLASSES AND CLASSROOMS ARE
NUT FREE ZONE.
PBS SCIENCE - ARTHUR THE AARDVARK SESSION:
BUILD BANG BOOM SESSION:
BURGESS ANIMAL SESSION: Each day will focus on animals from a Thornton Burgess Adventures of book. Animals include Peter Cottontail, Slowpoke the Box Turtle, Grandfather Frog (with a canoe catamaran explore on the Smiling Pool Pond), Sammy Blue Jay and Tommy Trout (Discoverers and Explorers meet at the Sandwich Trout Hatchery this day) Learn about each animal, create related crafts and meet our live animals.
FACT or FABLE SESSION: Discoverers and Explorers seek to distinguish the fact or fable in sayings like "Blind as a bat" or "If you touch a toad you'll get warts." They also explore the world of fairies and Bigfoot. End the week with Cape Cod Pirate lore while hunting for pirate treasure out on the Smiling Pool Pond.
HERPS Explore SESSION:
All ages enter the world of reptiles and
amphibians through direct interaction with our live animals and out door
Topics include life cycles and
adaptations for survival.