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Join Our Summer 2001 Nature Discovery for Kids
at the
Rio Grande Nature Center

2901 Candelaria NW   Albuquerque NM    87107

Sponsored by the Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center

Instructors are New Mexico certified teachers.

Join our Summer Program! Children will enjoy Nature Walks to observe, identify and collect data. Studies will also take place inside the Nature Center, in the classroom and in the beautiful observation room.

Be prompt; classes meet in the parking lot and disperse throughout the area. (If you are late you may not find your class.) After class, children will return to the parking lot to be picked up.

Please register for each class separately.

Week-Long Classes

Monday through Friday. Classes meet two hours each day. Cost is $40 per week ($35 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

May 28-June 1 Reptiles 9:00-11:00 Ages 6-12
June 4 - 8 Birds 9:30-11:30 Ages 6-12
June 25-29 Amphibians 9:00-11:00 Ages 6-12
July 9-13 Insects and Spiders 9:00-11:00 Ages 6-12
July 16-20 Mammals 9:30-11:30 Ages 6-12
July 23-27 Frogs and Friends 9:00-10:30 Ages 4-6
July 30-Aug 3 Reptiles 9:00-11:00 Ages 6-12
August 6-10 Insects and Spiders 9:00-11:00 Ages 6-12

Monday through Thursday. Classes meet three hours each day. Bring a light snack. Cost is $40 per week ($35 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

June 11-14 Exploring Nature 9:00-12:00 Ages 5-10
June 18-21 BATS 9:00-12:00 Ages 6-12

Friday Evening Sessions for children ages 6-12. Cost is $15 per session ($12 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center). Bring a brown bag supper.

Friday evenings 5:00-8:00

May 25 Snakes
June 1 Frogs and Toads
June 8 Skunks
June 15 Roadrunners
June 22 Bats
    NOTE: 5:30-8:30pm
June 29 Animals Underground
    NOTE: for ages 5-10
July 13 Cicadas
July 20 Dragonflies
July 27 Hummingbirds
    " Snakes
August 3 Turtles and Lizards
August 10 Butterflies and Moths
    " Wetlands
August 17 Spiders

Friday evenings 4:30-7:30  

August 24 Snakes
NOTE: Following four classes changed back to 5:00-8:00 !
August 31 Beavers
September 14 Snakes new topic
September 21 Woodpeckers
September 28 Squirrels

Early Childhood Outdoors ("ECHO") for children ages 3-5 with their Grown–up. Participating children $10 each ($9 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

Morning classes 10:00-11:30

Thursday June 7 Ponder the Pond (Spring)
Thursday June 21 Frogs and Toads
Wednesday July 18 Ponder the Pond
Thursday August 16 Animal Homes
Monday August 27 Insects new date
Monday September 10 Snakes new date

Enroll now at the Nature Center.

Credit cards are now accepted for phone-in registration.
Mail-in registration with a personal check is also available.

Call 344-7240 for information.

Please register five days before each session.
Classes may be cancelled or expanded based upon enrollment!

Registration hot-button Registration procedures, forms, parent information, and a printable flyer for the Summer 2001 schedule.