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    111400 - Young Explorers Camp

    Little ones, join our Young Explorers Summer Camp designed especially for the youngest nature enthusiasts. Learn about Itasca Nature Center's wild animals and get the chance to meet some live critters. Each session will feature a nature walk, art project, snack, and a story based on the animal of the day. Please dress for the weather,wear closed toed shoes, and bring a small snack each day. (CC)

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    Add to Cart111400-01Young Explorers Camp06/14/21- 06/18/21M-F 9:00A- 11:00ANature Center$85/$1053 years to under 6 yearsAvailableItem Details
    Add to Cart111400-02Young Explorers Camp08/09/21- 08/13/21M-F 9:00A- 11:00ANature Center$85/$1053 years to under 6 yearsAvailableItem Details

    111401 - Summer Junior Kindergar

    Join this structured summer program to keep your child academically engaged! Our summer session follows the same format as our school-year program while enjoying the beautiful surroundings at the Nature Center. This class includes crafts, songs, learning games, story time, and outdoor activities, as we continue to focus on academic skills.

    The summer Junior Kindergarten class is perfect for children who want a head start on pre-reading skills or those who could use a review of alphabet and phonics skills before Kindergarten assessments.

    AGE: 4 by Sept. 1, 2020

    Location: Springbrook Nature Center Classroom
    Teacher: Ms. Debbie



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    Add to Cart111401-01Summer JK06/07/21- 07/21/21M, W 9:00A- 12:00PNature Center$258/$2994 years to under 6 yearsAvailableItem Details

    111402 - Summer Preschool

    Join this structured summer program to keep your child academically engaged! Our summer session is a continuation of our regular Preschool program while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Nature Center. This theme based class include crafts, songs, learning games, story time, and outdoor activities, as we continue to focus on academic skills.

    The summer Preschool class will review colors, shapes, and numbers and be introduced to alphabet and phonics skills which will be covered in fall Junior Kindergarten.

    AGE: 3 by Sept. 1, 2020

    Location: Springbrook Nature Center Classroom
    Teacher: Debbie Maginity


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    Add to Cart111402-01Summer Presch06/08/21- 07/22/21Tu, Th 9:00A- 12:00PNature Center$274/$3183 years to under 5 yearsAvailableItem Details

    111405 - Summer Tiny Tikes

    Join this structured summer program to keep your child academically engaged! Our summer session is a continuation of our regular Tiny Tikes program that takes advantage of the beautiful surroundings of the Nature Center. This theme based class includes crafts, songs, learning games, story time, and outdoor activities as we continue to focus on academic skills.

    The summer Tiny Tikes session is a great way to keep your child involved in a structured learning environment before starting Preschool. Class emphasis will be on fine motor skills such as name tracing and cutting as well as colors, numbers, and shapes.

    AGE: 2 by Sept. 1, 2020

    Location: Springbrook Nature Center Classroom
    Teacher: Debbie Maginity


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    Add to Cart111405-01Summer Tiny T06/11/21- 07/23/21F 9:00A- 11:30ANature Center$148/$1702 years to under 4 yearsAvailableItem Details

    111407 - Dr. Seuss Science Camp

    Each morning we’ll read favorite Dr. Seuss books and follow up with science-related activities, experiments, and crafts. Some topics to be covered this year dinosaurs, trees, five senses, and space. This is a fun-filled week for young scientists! (CC)

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    Read Notice111407-01Dr. Seuss Science Ca07/26/21- 07/30/21M-F 9:00A- 12:00PNature Center$122/$1324 years to under 8 yearsFullItem Details

    111408 - Home Builders Camp

    In this STEM based camp, kids will learn about different types of homes and habitats for both people and animals. Then we’ll get to work designing and building them! Projects will include tepees, igloos, castles, bird nests, bee hives, and more. (CC)

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    Add to Cart111408-01Home Builders Camp08/02/21- 08/06/21M-F 9:00A- 12:00PNature Center$122/$1325 years to under 9 yearsAvailableItem Details

    121400 - Wacky Art, Science & Engi

    If you like animals, investigating slimy experiments, creating your own artistic masterpieces, dissecting owl pellets, and partaking in engineering challenges, then you will love exploring the wacky world of art, science, and engineering. (CC)

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    Add to Cart121400-01Wacky Artist, Scient06/21/21- 06/25/21M-F 9:00A- 1:00PNature Center$140/$1507 years to under 12 yearsAvailableItem Details
    Add to Cart121400-02Wacky Artist, Scient06/28/21- 07/02/21M-F 9:00A- 1:00PNature Center$140/$1507 years to under 12 yearsAvailableItem Details

    121402 - Arts and Crafts in Nature

    Art isn't just about drawing and painting--it can be found and created in many more unusual and extraordinary ways! This exciting camp will allow kids to explore art and crafts through nature! Kids will use found objects and natural materials to create unique masterpieces and beautiful landscapes, study the lines, shapes, and colors of live animals, and much more! Each day will include stimulating art projects accompanied by nature hikes and other exciting outdoor activities! (CC)

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    Add to Cart121402-01Arts and Crafts in N07/05/21- 07/09/21M-F 9:00A- 1:00PNature Center$140/$1506 years to 11 yearsAvailableItem Details
    Add to Cart121402-02Arts and Crafts in N07/12/21- 07/16/21M-F 9:00A- 1:00PNature Center$140/$1506 years to 11 yearsAvailableItem Details
    Add to Cart121402-03Arts and Crafts in N07/19/21- 07/23/21M-F 9:00A- 1:00PNature Center$140/$1506 years to 11 yearsAvailableItem Details

    121424 - Hoo Goes There?

    Learn how to identify commonly found raptors such as owls, hawks and falcons by sight and sound. We will learn where to look for raptors, how to observe and compare their shape, colors, markings, and movements. Listen to the birds’ calls and learn to recognize them. The raptors at Springbrook Nature Center will help us in this class. (CC)

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    Add to Cart121424-01Hoo Goes There?03/20/21- 03/20/21Sa 2:00P- 2:45PNature Center$7/$95 years and UpAvailableItem Details

    121432 - Paint an Owl

    Owls are very unique and fascinating birds of prey. Meet our resident owls and learn about their special abilities and adaptations. You will get to paint and take home your own picture of an owl. Supplies will be provided. (CC)

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    Read Notice121432-01Paint an Owl02/20/21- 02/20/21Sa 2:00P- 2:45PNature Center$7/$95 years and UpUnavailableItem Details

    311405 - Dissecting Owl Pellets

    Learn about the eating habits of the owls living at Springbrook Nature Center. Do you know what an owl pellet is? Owls usually swallow their prey whole, and they regurgitate what they cannot digest. See the various owls we have, the kind of food they eat, and dissect a pellet to see if we can figure out from the bones what the prey was. Anyone 8 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. (CC)

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    Add to Cart311405-01Dissecting Owl pelle04/17/21- 04/17/21Sa 2:00P- 2:45PNature Center$7/$95 years to under 13 yearsAvailableItem Details

    311415 - Paint an Owl

    Owls are very unique and fascinating birds of prey. Meet our resident owls and learn about their special abilities and adaptations. You will get to paint and take home your own picture of an owl. Supplies will be provided. (CC)

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    Add to Cart311415-01Paint an Owl05/15/21- 05/15/21Sa 2:00P- 2:45PNature Center$9/$115 years and UpAvailableItem Details

    411403 - Paint-N-Learn: Geckos

    Paint your own gecko masterpiece while you learn some fun facts about painted gecko! A live owl will visit the painting class to provide information and inspiration toward your creation. We provide the supplies and instruction, and you bring the talent, snacks, and drinks as you paint. (CC)

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    Add to Cart411403-01Paint-N-Learn: Gecko03/16/21- 03/16/21Tu 3:00P- 4:00PNature Center$20/$236 years to under 11 yearsAvailableItem Details

    531400 - Junior Naturalist Club

    Do you want to learn more about nature and how we can help protect it? Maybe you like to fish, canoe, hike, camp, and roast marshmallows. If this sounds exciting, you should become a Junior Naturalist (JN). The JN club is a group of kids that love to have a good time and help out. The JNs explore, hike, work special events and restoration projects, take care of the animals in the building and much more! This club meets once a week, usually on Fridays at the Nature Center. A newsletter with dates, times, activities and other important information is provided.

    Spots are limited in this club, so don't miss out on a once in a lifetime opportunity! You can reach Chris at 630-773-2257 with any questions. (CC)

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    Read Notice531400-01JN Club01/02/17- 01/01/2099F 5:00P- 6:00PNature Center$09 years to under 16 yearsFullItem Details
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