Homeschoolers' Day at LBL Nature Station

April is Homeschoolers' Month, and Homeschoolers' Day is April 28 at Land Between the Lakes. Organizers have planned fun and educational activities, programs, celebrations and classes. 

Homeschoolers’ Day is Friday, April 28, from 10am-3pm. Home educators and their families can spend a day learning all about trees and forest habitats. A two-hour visit is recommended and everyone is welcome. All programs included with regular admission: ages 13 and up $5, ages 5-12 $3, ages 4 and under are free. For more information, call Nature Station at 270-924-2299. 

“This year, Homeschoolers’ Day is focused on forests,” says John Pollpeter, a Naturalist at Nature Station. “Homeschoolers will be able to get an up-close look at forest animals, investigate a forest ecosystem, complete educational crafts, work on a treetop scavenger hunt, and much more. Our ongoing programs and activities will incorporate concepts of science, English, and math into interactive lessons on the importance of forests. Your homeschooler will have a fun and exciting day learning about this precious resource.” 

During the entire month, students can also pick up a Nature Discovery self-guided activity book at the Nature Station and complete activities to earn an official Nature Discovery patch and certificate. Available daily from 10 am-5 pm. 

Fossil Discovery and Crafts
Friday, April 14  2-2:30 pm  
 
Creek Exploration Field Trip  
Tuesday, April 18 1:30-4 pm  
$5 per person and registration is required 
270-924-2020 

Be a Zookeeper 
Friday, April 21 |1-4 pm 
$12 fee per child and registration  is required 
270-924-2020 
 
Homeschoolers Kayak Day  
Tuesday, April 25 10 am-4 pm 
$10 for one hour kayak rentals 

5th Annual Homeschoolers Day at Woodlands Nature Station 
Friday April 28  10 am-3 pm

Animal Encounter Programs  
Everyday at 3:30 pm  
 
Fantastic Forests  
Discover the forest as you explore through STEAM activities the ecology, biodiversity, human uses, and importance of our nation’s forest lands. Hands-on activities led by naturalists and forestry experts will be fun and enhance your students’ knowledge and understanding of the natural world.  

For more info call 270-924-2299 or See the flyer at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar for more information.

Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday Apr. 12, 2017
Updated 01:22 PM, Wednesday Apr. 12, 2017

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