June Bugs is the Rye Nature Center’s popular program for preschoolers and kindergarteners in those first early days of summer. Children ages 3.5 through 6 years old will connect with nature through outdoor activities, arts and crafts, games, and hands-on ecology lessons. They will spend time on the trails of the Rye Nature Center and get to know our menagerie of animals.With the indoor space available at the Rye Nature Center, June Bugs will run rain or shine. Registration begins January 10, 2014.
The Three Hour Day: Children born before December 10, 2010 may register for the three hour day. The day lasts from 8:45 am - 11:45 am. A morning snack is provided by FRNC.
The Four Hour Day: Children born before December 10, 2009 may register for the four hour day. The day lasts from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Children enrolled in these groups must bring lunch, a morning snack is provided by FRNC.
The Afternoon Program: Children born before December 10, 2010, may register for the afternoon session of June Bugs. The afternoon program runs from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Children should eat lunch prior to coming to the program; snack is provided.
Children are divided into groups by age and are lead by one naturalist and one or two assistants. All lead staff is certified in first aid, epi-pen administration and CPR. Groups are limited to 15 children to maintain a low child-to-staff ratio. Space is limited for this eco-adventure so reserve your child’s spot early!
For questions about this program, please call FRNC or write to Mary Gillick, Program Director at email@example.com.