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Spring Outside to Explore – Five Week After-School Programs Offered at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

  |   March 12, 2014  |  Comment

Programs Geared for Kids of Different Ages

No joke! The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is launching a five-week after-school program for kindergartners to 2nd graders beginning Tuesday, April 1. The  program will encourage kids to explore our natural world, nurture a love of the outdoors and inspire fun and discovery. It will take place on five consecutive Tuesdays from 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road.  

Youngsters will join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller letting nature be their guide by playing outside, skipping stones and searching for bugs that call dirt home. Recent studies have shown that playing in nature makes a valuable contribution to children’s development.

Cost is $75. Museum members: $60. Space is limitedPre-paid registration is required by either registering online at www.thhnaturemuseum.org or calling 534-5506, ext. 204.

Gone Fishin’ — a Five-Week Science & Nature-based After-School Adventure

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is also offering an educational, fun-filled five-week after-school program for children in grades 3rd – 5th beginning on Wednesday, April 2. This program will take place on five consecutive Wednesdays from 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road.

In this program, youngsters will experience the thrill of catching a fish, perhaps for the first time, as well as a deep appreciation of nature. The program will promote a lifetime of fun spent in the outdoors. Youngsters will join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller to learn safety and casting techniques of rod and reel and how to use the rubber worm, spinner belt and more!

Cost is $75. Museum members: $60. Bring your favorite rod and reel or purchase a new one. Carl will demonstrate how to set it up. Pre-paid registration is required by either registering online at www.hhnaturemuseum.org or calling 534-5506, ext. 204.

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