Feb 17 2017
Story with Animal
February 17th, 10:00 AM
Join us in Natureplace for an animal-themed story followed by an encounter with one of our Animal Hall residents.
For children 5 and under.
Free for members, price of admission for non-members.
Animal Hall Feeding
February 17th, 10:30 AM
February 17th, 11:00 AM
Vacation Day Program
February 17th, 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
When schools are closed, Earthplace is open! We have full day, half day, early drop-off and extended day options for kids age 3 through grad 5. Enjoy days off with fun and educational themed activities each day. Snack is provided to all groups; participants must bring a lunch.
Monday, January 13
Animals in Winter: Learn the cold weather habits of different animals.
Monday, January 16
Snow: Every snowflake is unique. We’ll observe this phenomenon in the snow around us, or we’ll make some of our own.
Friday, February 17
Animal Signs: Join us on the hunt for scat, footprints and other evidence that animals have been in the sanctuary.
Monday, February 20
Herbivores: Discover the animals that only eat plants.
Tuesday, February 21
Carnivores: Explore the animals that eat just meat.
Wednesday, February 22
Omnivores: Learn about the animals that eat meat and plants, just like us.
Thursday, February 23
Decomposers: Find out all about the animals that help us turn waste into soil.
Friday, February 24
Plants: Investigate plants and learn how they make their own food.
Monday, April 10
Vernal Pools: Only in spring can we see all that inhabits vernal pools.
Tuesday, April 11
Field Ecosystem: Grab a net, and see what we can catch in the field.
Wednesday, April 12
Stream: With our rainboots on we’ll wade in the stream discovering what animals prefer living in the moving water.
Thursday, April 13
Forest: We’ll search the trees for the different animal signs hidden there.
Friday, April 14
Pond: We’ll head into the woods to investigate the critters living in the still water of our pond.
Member Non-Member Option 1 9 am - 1 pm $48 $64 Option 2 9 am - 3 pm $72 $96 Early drop-off 8 am - 9 am $10 $10 Extended day 3 am - 6 pm $30 $30