Young Explorers is divided into two age groups that are held simultaneously: Tiny Trekkers (ages 2 1/2 to 3) and Natural Wonders (ages 4 to 5). Parents/caregivers must stay for Tiny Trekkers.
Classes explore a science theme each week. The instructor leads fun, age-appropriate, interactive activities from several content areas including math, language, art, music, movement, and social and emotional development. Classes are held the second and fourth Friday from October through May, except on November 23 due to the Thanksgiving holiday and December 28 due to Dino Days.
Cost for individual classes:
* Families who are members at time of registration must continue to be members throughout their child’s time in Young Explorers.
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October 12 – Seasons: Fall Observe and explore the wonderful changes that happen in nature during the autumn months.
October 26 – Creepy Crawlies Just in time for Halloween, explore the world of insects and arachnids as you become a pint-sized entomologist!
November 9 – My Five Senses We are always exploring with our senses. Join us as we see, smell, touch, and even taste the world around us.
December 14 – Dinosaurs (Morning Session SOLD OUT) They were big, they were small, they were spiky, they were bumpy—and they are fun to learn about! This class sold out early in 2011-2012 so register early for every child’s favorite topic!
January 11 – Seasons: Winter Explore the changing season as we move from autumn to winter.
January 25 – Animals A to Z Explore the animal kingdom with the alphabet. Learning your ABC’s has never been so much fun!
February 8 – Bright Animals! (Morning session for Tiny Trekkers SOLD OUT) When there is no light, these animals create their own night lights.
February 22 – Animal Homes (Morning session for Tiny Trekkers SOLD OUT. Morning session of Natural Wonders CANCELED) Learn where animals make their homes as we explore different habitats.
March 8 – Our Friends, the Farm Animals (Morning session for Tiny Trekkers SOLD OUT) We love our friends from the farm! Explore the different animals and crops that we find on farms.
March 22 – Seasons: Spring (Morning session for Natural Wonders CANCELED) As winter comes to an end, learn to look for clues that spring is on the way.
April 12 – Welcome Back, Birds Spring is here and our friends the birds are returning from their winter migration.
April 26 – We Love Being Green (Morning session for Natural Wonders CANCELED) Every day is Earth Day! Celebrate the Earth with us as we learn how to take care out planet.
May 10 – Crabs, Crabs, Crabs Calling all crabs, summer is almost here! Let’s explore this local beach crustacean together!
May 24 – Seasons: Summer (Morning session for Natural Wonders CANCELED) In our final class, we celebrate summer and all the fun it provides!
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