Winter Programs for Young Children at Fountain Rock!

We have lots of engaging programs for our littlest nature explorers scheduled for the winter 2015 season!

Enjoying a crisp fall day at the boardwalk at Fountain Rock Park

Why programs for young children? Research shows there are many benefits to interacting with the natural world. Connecting with nature…

  • Supports Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Enhances Cognitive Abilities
  • Improves Academic Performance
  • Reduces Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms
  • Increases Physical Activity
  • Improves Nutrition
  • Improves Eyesight
  • Improves Social Relations
  • Improves Self- Discipline
  • and Reduces Stress

Wee One Fun
In this class our littlest naturalists will explore the big wide world through stories, games, songs, fingerplays, and live animals. Each class features a different topic and a craft just right for tiny hands. Meets every third Wednesday of the month, pricing is per child per class.

Ages: 2 – 5 (with parent) | 3rd Wednesdays 10 – 10:45am | $8 per child per class
REGISTER NOW: Jan. 21st, Feb. 18th, and Mar. 18th

I Love Nature
Preschoolers are invited to explore a different nature theme each month! Each session is unique and incorporates stories, games, songs, and a craft. Enjoy this time with your child as you explore the natural world through their eyes. Offered every first Thursday of the month, pricing is per child per class.

Ages: 3 – 5 (with parent) | 1st Thursdays 1 – 2:15pm | $8 per child per class
REGISTER NOW: Feb. 5th and Mar. 5th

Nature Academy
Get ready to play in the park! Observe, listen, smell, and feel the outdoors in this interactive program designed for our smallest nature lovers. Our supplemental, nature based, program is for those pre-school aged children that learn best naturally. Join us as we explore the woods, the creek, the fields, and look deep into our environment to discover answers together. Meets every Tuesday and Thursday from January 6th to March 12th, pricing is for the entire semester.

Ages: 3 – 6 | Tues. + Thurs 9:30am – noon | Jan. 6th – Mar. 12th | $159 for the semester
REGISTER NOW for the winter semester

KIDiscovery
Explore nature together! Our naturalist will set up stations around the park where you and your child can investigate hands-on nature based activities. Each monthly theme is set up to visit at your own pace. Meets every second Thursday for the month, pricing is for all three classes January 8th, February 12th, and March 12th.

Ages: 4 – 6 (with parent) | 2nd Thursdays 1 – 2:15pm | $28 for 3 classes
REGISTER NOW for the winter semester

Big Outdoors
Our outdoor nature class for the big kids! We will take a weekly adventure into the woods, creek, or the fields to explore nature the old fashioned way – with our senses. See the colors of the plants, hear the animals, and feel the water while you explore our world here at the park. Meets every Tuesday from January 6th to March 10th, pricing is for the entire semester.

Ages: 6 – 9 | Tuesdays 12:30 – 3pm | Jan. 6th – Mar. 10th | $80 for the semester
REGISTER NOW for the winter semester

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