Each season, we offer a four week series of programs designed for children aged 3-6 (the critters), and their caregivers (the company), to explore nature together. Experience the theme of the day through discovery hikes, stories, games, songs, nature art projects, and puppet shows. Programs are led by environmental educators, and take place in both the Bunker Interpretive Center and out in the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens.
The series fee is $30 for 1 child, or $25 per child when 2 or more children aged 3-6 years attend.
Cost includes instruction for the seasonal series (four programs), take home discovery pages, nature art materials, and loads of fun!
Please note: Younger siblings (under 3 years old) are welcome to come for free with their caregiver. Older siblings will need to purchase a ticket to attend.
Fall 2019 series
Fall topics we will study are: Exploring Nature With Your Senses │ Ants │ Chipmunks & Their Cousins │ Leaves.
Please note the change in times this series is offered:
Critters & Company meets once a week. You may choose the Tuesday morning sessions, held at 10-11:30 am on the following dates: September 24 and October 1, 8 and 15. Or you may choose the Wednesday afternoon sessions, held at 1-2:30 pm on the following dates: September 25 and October 2, 9 and 16.
Participation is limited to 16 children during each session time.
Winter 2020 series
Our winter programs are generally taught in February. Check back in January for dates and topics.
If the images aren’t displaying, try hard refreshing the page by pressing SHIFT + F5.