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Bear Cub Adventure -  Members: $130.  Non-Members: $160
June 17-21, 2019.  9:30 to 12:00.  Ages 3 to 5 (must be potty trained)
 

Preschool is the perfect time to introduce kids to the wonder and beauty of nature. At this half-day camp your preschooler can join us for a week of outdoor play, nature games, crafts and exploration at Fern Hollow Nature Center. Campers will hike through the meadow, explore the nature play area, hunt for insects, do nature related arts and crafts and so much more. We might even get down and dirty looking for earthworms.

 
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Nature's Art Cart - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165

June 17-21, 2019.  1:00 to 4:00.  Ages 5 to 7
 

Using natural materials, we will create works of art including prints, collages, and paintings. We will collect many of our own materials while hiking the beautiful grounds at Fern Hollow. Children will discover the connection between a natural object and a work of art.

 

Bugs & Slugs - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165
June 24- 28, 2019.  9:00 to 12:00.  Ages 6 to 9

Is your child fascinated by creepy crawlies? Then Bugs & Slugs is the camp for them. Each day we will get outside to explore a different habitat and learn how the invertebrates we find have adapted to survive in their unique habitat. We will explore and learn as much as we can about insects, centipedes, millipedes, worms, slugs, and more. Each camper will receive a bug box and hand lens to use that they can take home with them at the end OF CAMP of camp.

 
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Art Lab Outdoors - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165
June 24-28, 2019.  1:00 to 4:00.  Ages 6 to 9
 

Students will use the natural surroundings to inspire and spark their creativity. Over the course of the week, campers will explore various art making techniques including nature weaving, solar photgraphy, painting, jute sculpture... and more. We will learn to look closely at patterns in nature and learn how artists have long gathered inspiration and materials from the outdoors.



Jr. Nature Guides - Members: $220. Non-Members: $250

July 8-12, 2019.  9:00 to 3:00.  Ages 5 to 10


Join Fern Hollow to brush up on your nature knowledge.  We'll learn about the amazing plants and animals that call Pennsylvania home and meet a few of Fern Hollow's volunteer Nature Guides.  Campers will spend time hiking, doing crafts, playing games and visiting with special guests.

 
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Invertebrate Investigations - Members: $220. Non-Members: $250

July 15-19, 2019.  9:00 to 3:00.  Ages 9 to 13
 

If millipedes, centipedes, insects, slugs, and other invertebrates are right up your child's alley, then this is the camp for them. We will be exploring as many invertebrates as we can squeeze into one week of camp. We will learn about the life cycle, unique anatomy, and habitat of each invertebrate we explore. Campers will also help in taking care of a variety of invertebrates, including Miss Julia's Texas Giant Millipede and Hercules Beetles. Each camper will receive a bug box and hand lens that they can take home with them at the end of camp.

 
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Earth Art Exploration - Members: $220. Non-Members: $250

July 22-26, 2019.  9:00 to 3:00.  Ages 9 to 13
 

Nature provides unending inspiration in shapes, colors, symmetry and patterns. Using the Earthworks and Land Art movements in America, students will fine-tune their exploration and observation skills through meaningful written and group exercises while learning about the many resources the earth provides us to create works of art. We will also explore the temporary quality in nature, teaching us how things change over time. (Some art is meant to change and decay and disappear - what a cool concept!) Taking theses ideas, students will develop them each day with hands-on activities including sunprint flags, rock painting, observational drawing, haiku poetry, mud brick construciton and a collaborative garden installation.

 
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Dr. Susie's Silly Science - Members: $220. Non-Members: $250

July 29- Aug 2, 2019.  9:00 to 3:00.  Ages 6 to 9
 

Join Dr. Susie for a week of amazing and silly science. We will test our senses, make our own fossils, and try to harness the power of the sun. Every day we will create contraptions to complete our Build It Challenge and explore the Fern Hollow grounds to observe science happening all around us.

 
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Monarchs and Milkweed - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165

Aug 5-9, 2019.  9:00 to 12:00.  Ages 8 to 11
 

Come and learn all about the amazing Monarch Butterfly that calls Fern Hollow home. We will spend a lot of time in the meadow looking for the butterfly's host plant, Milkweed. We will learn about other insects that rely on milkweed to survive. This camp also includes supplies you can use at home to raise and release your own Monarch Butterflies. We will also meet and talk with other citizen scientists that have a passion for Monarchs - just like you!

 

Archery Camp - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165

Aug 5-9, 2019.  1:00 to 4:00.  Ages 8 to 11
 

Join us at Fern Hollow Nature Center to learn the rules, test your form and be an archer for the week! We will learn all about safety, proper set up and of course practice our archery skills in a safe and confined enviornment. There will be archery games and some friendy competition!


Nature Explorer Camp at Ohio Township Community Park

Members: $135. Non-Members: $165
Aug 5-9, 2019.  9:00 to 12:00.  Ages 6 to 9
 

Join Fern Hollow Nature Center for a week of exploring all the nature Ohio Township Park has to offer. Campers will spend time taking hikes, exploring the plants and animals throughout the park, doing crafts, and playing games. Every day will be an adventure!

Ohio Township Community Park 325 Nicholson Road, Sewickley.
 
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Little Explorer Camp - Members: $130. Non-Members: $160

Aug 12-16, 2019.  9:30 to 12:00.  Ages 3 to 5 (must be potty trained)

 

Our Little Explorer Program is a seasonal, year long program that reinforces Nature Play and Discovery. Join us to find bugs in the meadow, seeds in the garden, worms in the outdoor classroom and frogs at the pond. We will take hikes, read nature stories, bring out your inner artist and participate in some nature play with friends. Help us start them young! Once an Explorer - Always an Explorer !


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Nature Investigators - Members: $135. Non-Members: $165

Aug 12-16, 2019.  1:00 to 4:00.  Ages 5 to 7 
 

Lets investigate the properties and composition of natural objects like stones, flowers, plants, and trees found at Fern Hollow. How are they formed? What causes them to develop and change? Can we experiment and create something new, perhaps even a work of art?

 

Little Explorer Club at Ohio Township Community Park

Members: $90. Non-Members: $110

Every Thursday.  July 11- Aug 1, 2019. 9:30 to 11:30. Ages 3 to 5 (must be potty trained)
 

Our Little Explorer Program is a seasonal, year long program that reinforces Nature Play and Discovery. Join us at Ohio Twp park to explore the forests, find bugs in meadow, seeds in the garden, and new treasures on the trail. We will take hikes, read nature stories and participate in some nature play with friends. Help us start them young! Once an Explorer - Always an Explorer.

* Ohio Township Community Park 325 Nicholson Road, Sewickley. 
 
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Bug Club - Members: $130. Non-Members: $160

Every Tuesday. June 18- Aug 13, 2019.  (No class 7.2.19).  3:30 to 5:30.  Ages 6 to 10
  

If your child can't get enough of insects, then Bug Club is just the thing for them. Each week we will meet and explore for insects (and other invertebrates) in different habitats at parks thoughout Sewickley, as well as at Fern Hollow. We will focus in on a specific order each week as well as dig a little deeper into what make each one unique from the rest.

* Location will vary each week.
 
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Fern Hollow Green Thumb Club - Members: $130. Non-Members: $160

Every Wednesday.  June 12- Aug 14, 2019. (No class 7.3.19).  3:30 to 5:30.  Ages 6 to 10
 

Do you love playing in the dirt? Gardening? Join Fern Hollow's Green Thumb Club every Wednesday this summer. Enjoy a summer full of food science, botany and of course dirt! We will work weekly to help plant, weed, water, and harvest the vegetable garden and berry patches at Fern Hollow with some fun science added in to help us understand more about how a garden works. We will also learn some easy recipes for the food we will be harvesting. Gardeners will get to share in a portion of the harvest they grow.

 
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