Homeschool Happenings

Tue 1/9/18 1:00 pm
Tue 2/13/18 1:00 pm
Tue 3/13/18 1:00 pm
Tue 4/10/18 1:00 pm
Tue 5/8/18 1:00 pm
Tue 6/12/18 1:00 pm
Location: 
Bingaman Nature Center
2843 Hill Road
Reading, PA 19606
Provided by: 
610-372-8939

Homeschool Happenings series is designed as a drop-off program for homeschoolers grades 1-4 and will cost $7 per child. Pre-registration is required. Attendees can register by calling Jennifer Brooks, Environmental Education Program Manager, at 484-509-2667, ext. 3 or jbrooks [at] countyofberks.com.

PLEASE SEE EACH DATE FOR THE LOCATION

January 9: Life of the Lenape
Learn about the Native peoples that called southeastern Pennsylvania home. Take turns playing games and learning valuable skills that would teach young children how to live a life of sustainability within a larger village. Program takes place at the Bingaman Nature Center on Hill Rd 

February 13: Biomimicry & Engineering
Take a look into the world of the “unseen” with plants and animals made for blending in! Learn how animals have evolved to keep themselves safe. Program takes place at the Bingaman Nature Center on Hill Rd 

March 13: Maple Sugaring 101
Mmmm, mmm! Join us as we take a hike to the woods to find how to get one of nature's most delicious sweet - maple sugar! Learn how maple sugar is made, and taste some sweet treats! Program takes place at the Angora Fruit Farm on Angora Rd 

April 10: Animal Architects
Building isn't just for kids with Legos! Animals build to suit their needs too- let's learn all about it! Program takes place at the Bingaman Nature Center on Hill Rd 

May 8: Reptiles: Cute and Cold-blooded
Just because they're covered in scales, doesn't mean they aren't cute! Come show our cold-blooded friends some love! Learn about and interact with our 'guest visitors'. Program takes place at the Angora Fruit Farm.

June 12: Here Fishy, Fishy!
Splash, splish, let's find us a fish! Fish are fascinating, and the more we learn, the more we understand how important they are to their underwater world! Program takes place at the Angora Fruit Farm 
 

Cost: 
$7 per lesson
Registration required
Age: 
grades 1-4