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Mommy & Me

Mondays 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

$10/family members, $15/family non-members

 

January: 7, 14, 28

February: 4, 11, 25

March: 4, 11, 18, 25

April: 1, 8, 29

May: 6, 13, 20

 

Daddy & Me Animal Show

Saturdays 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

$10/family members, $15/family non-members

 

January 12, February 9, March 2, April 6, May 4

 

Ecology Club for Families with Special Needs

Saturdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

 

March 23, April 13, May 18

Forest Kindergarten

Thursdays 3:15-4:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Progam:

Friends of Rye Nature Center's Forest Kindergarten program is based on Swiss concepts and the principles of place-based education to encourage children's connection with the natural world and nurture their curiosities.

 

Some examples of activities and lessons include:

  • Learning the basics of tools,

  • Practicing survival situation essentials,

  • Foraging basics,

  • And more!

 

This class will be held entirely outside in our outdoor classroom area and the Nature Center grounds, with the exception of extreme weather, wind, or thunderstorms. Children should come equipped with warm/waterproof clothing and footwear every day.

 

Winter Session (11 classes)

December: 6, 13, 20

January: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

February: 7, 14, 28

 

Members: $440/child * Non-members: $523/child

 

Spring Session (12 classes)

March: 7, 14, 21, 28

April: 4, 11, 25

May: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Members: $480/child * Non-members: $570/child

 

Memberships begins at $100 for the year.

 

You may register for one, two, or all three sessions. If you would like to register for the one session at a time, you may do so depending on availability.

 

Contact nicolepennucci@ryenaturecenter.org with any questions.

 

 

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Environmental Science Club

Sixth and Seventh Grade

Tuesdays 3:15-4:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for Registration Forms

 

Join Henry Myers for a seasonal exploration of Rye Nature Center. Weekly sessions will tackle local environmental problems as well as teach students to become better stewards of the earth.

 

Activities will include animal care, survival skills, American eel monitoring, box turtle tracking, and much more!

 

Pre-registration require. Snacks included!

 

Winter Session

January: 22, 29

February: 5, 12, 26

March: 5

 

Members: $120/child * Non-members: $150/child

 

Spring Session

March: 26

April: 2, 9, 23, 30

May: 7, 14, 21

 

Members: $160/child * Non-members: $200/child

 

Memberships begins at $100 for the year.

 

Contact nicolepennucci@ryenaturecenter.org with any questions.