There will be fun and educational activities all day long, including:
Science Spark (9:30 am & 1:30 pm): Spark your child’s interest in science and the environment! Mad Science, the world’s leading provider of science enrichment for children, will present two classes to ensure that children of all ages have a chance to experience their environmental education classes.
- Bugs! (9:30-10:30am) – This class is recommended for children ages preschool and up to help them learn about natural habitats and the bugs that live within these special environments. Children will study an assortment of bugs, their defenses and their role in our ecosystems. As an added bonus, children can take home ladybugs to add to their very own garden.
- Earth Awareness (1:30 – 2:30pm) – Children five years of age and up will enjoy learning about the different factors affecting our Earth today. As their cognitive skills develop, they are better able to understand community functions and begin building an interest in the environmental aspects of the community. This class will build upon this interest as they discover how water can go from dirty to clean through a mock lake.
Nature Works (10:30 am & 12:00 pm):
- Busy Bee “Bees”-ness (10:30am): Guerrilla Beekeepers will give us an inside look at honeybees and their importance to our health and our Earth! We will learn all about how honeybees tend to the hive, feed babies, make honeycomb and pollinate 80% of our produce. You’ll even get to see real bees!
- A Bug’s Life (2:30pm): Dr. Sue, “The Bug Lady,” gives her live bug presentation about insects and arthropods! Her insect program helps dispel myths and misconceptions about bugs and brings some love to our crawly creatures that share our planet with us!
Music and Movement (11:00am):
- Come one, come all to a sing-a-long with the Kazoom Band! They will get your child movin’ and groovin’ to their earthly tunes.
- Good to Go Game: Beach Clean Up! Your children will enjoy this hands-on cause and effect scenario. They will learn the importance not only of putting trash in the garbage can, but also how important it is to recycle and reduce the amount of trash we create.