Thursdays | September 10, October 8, and November 12
Our Secondary Homeschool Program is an immersive experience for children ages 12-14. Led by experienced naturalists, these older students will explore the outer reaches of our Center’s land and engage at a deeper level in topics such as geology, ecology, and conservation.
September 10, 2020 | Ponding by Canoe
Set sail on Mystery Lake to sample the pond life in and around the lake. Students will strap up their life jackets, learn Canoeing 101, and paddle out with nets and strainers to sample aquatic life. From macro-invertebrates to reptiles and amphibians, students will have an unforgettable hands-on experience.
October 8, 2020 | Lake Michigan Geology
Students will discover the hidden gems scattered along our beloved lakeshore. Understanding how the Great Lakes were formed will shed light on a wide variety of rocks and minerals that make up our Lake Michigan beaches and make them such a unique place to be.
November 12, 2020 | Nocturnal Predators
As our days shorten and our nights lengthen, students will explore the hidden world of nocturnal life. Understanding the advantages of being a night time predators can help us learn about the various adaptations our nocturnal friends exhibit. The day will also feature a viewing of Amelia, the Southern Flying Squirrel.
A completed student profile, which includes a health history and emergency care plan, is required for each participant prior to registration. We require a new student profile annually.
A maximum of 15 students will be enrolled in the Secondary program.
If tickets for this session are sold out, you can add your child(ren) to the waitlist.