Tag Archives: Explorative Learning

Little Traverse Conservancy Adventure Naturalist Program (ages 9-12)

Ages 9-12. Registration begins June 9th, 2014 and is required. Call Sarah at 231-344-1018. Prorams offered Thursdays 10 am – 12pm.   Adventures in the Sky – June 26 Skyline Trail, Petoskey More than 800 acres of land and an elevation of more than 1,200 feet create dramatic views of the northern Michigan skyline. This sectionContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Knee-High Naturalist Program (ages 3-5)

Ages 3-5. NOTE: Registration for summer programs begins June 9, 2014. Registration required. Please call Melissa at 231.344.1004 Tuesday sessions: SPRING LAKE PARK, 10-11am and 1-2pm Thursday sessions: RESORT TOWNSHIP PARK EAST, 10-11am and 1-2pm These sessions include a story, short hike or activity, and more. Take home ideas/projects will be provided. June 24 and June 26 – Critter Camo Animals haveContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Junior Naturalist Program (ages 6-8)

Ages 6-8. Registration begins June 9th, 2014, and is required. Please call Sarah at 231-344-1018. Programs are offered twice on Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am and from 1-2:30 pm.   Pond Adventures – June 25 Spring Lake Township Park Discover the wonders that are in and around a pond! During this program we will be exploringContinue Reading

Family Nature Discovery Series by Little Traverse Conservancy

All ages. Registration Required. Call Melissa at 231-344-1004 This summer, the Family Nature Discovery Series will be held at the North Point Natural Area in Charlevoix and the Wisser-Saworski Nature Preserve in Boyne Falls. These programs are for families of any size or configuration to enjoy outdoor exploration and connect to our natural world. PleaseContinue Reading

The Outfitter’s Kids’ Paddle Camp, Jun 23 – Aug 14

Kayaking and Paddleboarding 4-Day Sessions for Ages 9-12 years Looking for a unique experience and learning opportunity for your child this summer? Kids’ Paddle Camp is a great way for youth to get out on the water while learning a lifelong skill! Our focus is on big fun and paddling skills in a positive learningContinue Reading

Water Balloon Toss

Water Balloon Toss Grab your brother, your sister, a parent, or a friend for this outdoor activity. You can play with any even number of people. YOU WILL NEED An even number of people Water balloons Clothes that can get wet or messy HERE’S HOW 1. Divide all players into groups of two and giveContinue Reading

Headlands Dark Sky Park

Saturday, June 21st From 8:30-10:30 pm (sunset is 9:32 pm this evening) A Day in the Life of a Dark Sky Park ~ Because we’re not your typical park, we’ve decided to dedicate this longest day of the year to understanding just what a dark sky park is. Program will include highlights of the summerContinue Reading

Petoskey YMCA Day Camp 2014

CAMP PET-O-SE-GA DAY CAMP 2014   |   JUNE 16 to AUGUST 22, 2014 Memories are made ever day at camp PET-O-SE-GA! Making new friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world and each other is what Camp PET-O-SE-GA is all about. Campers will be divided into groups by ages with activities appropriate toContinue Reading

Fun Summer Science Projects for Kids

By  Courtney Corda and Amy Cowen, Science Buddies As summer, with its longer days and less structured schedules, gets under way, keep in mind that learning happens all year long. During summer break, children forget some of what they learned during the school year, making it important to balance summer fun with activities that haveContinue Reading

Bluestem Farm Hayride & Potluck , Jun 21st

Saturday, June 21st 5:30 – 7:30 pm Meet the farmers and get an up-close look at the animals, vegetable gardens, woods, and fields that make up Bluestem Farm, and share a potluck meal. Families welcome. Free. Like farming, this hayride happens rain or shine, but there’s a big barn for cover if the weather’s notContinue Reading