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 Vacation Programs at Green Briar 



APRIL SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS
for CHILDREN and FAMILIES


Saturday, April 19     1:00pm – 2:30pm             FAMILY
BIRD NESTS and TRUFFLES CANDY CLASS - Families work together to create two lovely delicious and edible creations. Create bird nests using butterscotch morsels and chow mein noodles to fill with candy eggs. Shape delicious chocolate truffles to place in colorful papers.
Member Families: $20 Non-Member Families: $25

Monday, April 21     9:30-Noon                           AGES 4-7
BIRDS and BULBSE - xplore the birds at our feeder station and along the wooded paths. Learn how to use binoculars. Decorate a flower pot and plant a spring bulb to take home.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Tuesday, April 22     EARTH DAY  9:30- 11:30am   FAMILY
BIRD HOUSE CRAFT and HIKE - Work to put together a pre-cut wooden Chickadee house to bring home and place outside. Then head out with a naturalist along the trails to learn about native spring and year round bird residents.
Member Family: $30 Non-Member Family: $35

Tuesday, April 22     1:00 – 3:30pm                          AGES 8-12
WEATHER OR NOT - Try not to be “blown away” as you explore the wonders of weather. Learn what makes winds, clouds and precipitation. Discover how the water cycle works and conduct some cool weather experiments.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Wednesday, April 23     1:00 – 3:30pm              AGES 4-8
FROGGY FROLIC - Hike out to small woodland ponds where Spring Peepers and Wood Frogs spend time in the spring. Meet awesome live frogs and salamanders and look for eggs in the water. Wear waterproof boots if you have them for this wet class.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Wednesday, April 23     1:00 – 3:30pm                AGES 8-12
AMPHOMANIA -  Explore the temporary breeding pools of our native springtime amphibians. Hunt for Wood Frogs and Spotted Salamanders and look for eggs in the water. Wear waterproof boots if you have them for this wet class.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Thursday, April 24        9:30–Noon                       AGES 8-12
POND-GO CANOE EXPLORE - Paddle around the Smiling Pool in search of turtles and early emerging frogs. Take pond samples with a plankton net to bring back to the LAB for microscopic exploration. Be amazed by the incredible insect life found in the cold spring water.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Friday, April 25           9:30–Noon                          AGES 4-8
DINOSAURS & FOSSILS - Explore the life of dinosaurs using fossil replicas and actual rock fossils. Use plastic models to see the different body shapes and sizes of some incredible prehistoric creatures. Create clay dino eggs and predict if your eggs will be covered by “lava” as we explode a model volcano.
Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Summer Vacation Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER  CHILD VACATION PROGRAMS

Please go to the link for the appropriate age listing

Peter Rabbits Friends (ages 4-5)  must be age 4 by July 30.

Discoverers (Ages 6-8)

Explorers (Ages 9-12)

 

e for each Explorers program is $30 for members, $42 for non-members.

 

 

 

 

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Thornton W. Burgess Society
6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-6870