Designed to appeal to a child’s curiosity and playfulness.

These lessons contain engaging listening games, original activities and
some of the best in children’s literature. A simple craft completes the day. 

All sessions are held at the Conservancy's Brownstone Barn.
Fee:  $7 Members/ $10 Nonmembers

Upcoming lessons include:


Animals...How & Where Do They Sleep?
December 13, 2018, 1:00-2:15 pm
All animals need to sleep, but they all do it a little different! Some animals sleep at night while others are up and awake! An interesting look into the definition of sleep and how different animals accomplish it.

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Owls…What a Hoot!
January 24, 2019, 1:00-2:15 pm

Owls have amazing adaptations! We will take a closer look at several local owls, examine an owl pellet, learn more about owl flight, and listen to owl sounds! A great introduction to these majestic night time hunters.


Animal Homes & Habitats
February 21, 2018, 1:00 - 2:15 pm

There are a wide variety of habitats and homes to be had in the animal kingdom. From underground dwellings to “tree houses”, from forests to oceans, we find out which home and habitat suits which animal best.


Fawns…Babes in the Woods
March 21, 2019, 1:00-2:15 pm

Delicate and dappled, they are hard to detect lying beneath the trees waiting for their mother to return. Learn more about the local white tail deer and their fawns through beautiful books, games and natural history items.


Garden Animals
April 11, 2019, 1:00-2:15 pm

Bees, spiders, butterflies, worms, crickets, snails, birds, toads, and rabbits are just a few of the animals that can be found living in our gardens. Learn to identify some of the helpful and not so helpful little critters found among our flowers, fruits and vegetables.

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Green Growing Things- A special 4 day offering
June 10-13, 2019, 9:30 - 11:00 am
Fee: $40 Members/ $45 Non-Members

This program is full of discovery walks, songs, activities and crafts where children learn about plants and the animals that depend on them.