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Join Our Summer 2003 Nature Discovery for Kids
at the
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

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.) (NOTE: ECHO classes meet in the classroom.) After class, children will return to the parking lot to be picked up.

Please register for each class separately.

Week Long Classes   Cost is $45 per week ($40 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

Classes meet Monday through Friday  9:00-11:00

May 26-30 Reptiles Ages 6-12 picture of lizard
June 2-6 Birds Ages 6-12
June 9-13 Exploring Nature Ages 5-10
June 16-20 Wetlands Ages 6-12
June 23-27 Amphibians Ages 6-12
June 30-July 4 Owls [cancelled due to Bosque fire] Ages 6-12
July 7-11 Insects and Spiders Ages 6-12
July 14-18 Mammals Ages 6-12
July 21-25 Frogs and Friends Ages 4-6
July 28-August 1 BATS Ages 6-12
August 4-8 Reptiles Ages 6-12

Friday Evening Sessions for children in Grades 1- 5   Cost is $15 per session ($12 for Friends of the Rio Grande center). Bring a brown bag supper.

Friday evenings 5:00-8:00pm

May 16 Raccoons picture of porcupine
May 23 Creepy Crawlies
May 30 Ins and Outs of Worms
    ages 8-12,
    because of dissecting
June 6 Coyotes
June 13 Porcupines
June 20 Squirrels
June 27 Frogs and Toads
July 11 Predators
July 18 Hummingbirds
July 25 Dragonflies
August 1 BATS
August 8 Turtles and Lizards
August 15 Praying Mantises
August 22 Snakes

Early Childhood Outdoors ("ECHO") for children ages 3-5 with their Grown-up
(Adult must attend.)
Participating children $15 each ($12 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).
Please meet in the classroom inside the Nature Center.

Morning classes  10:00-11:30am

Thursday June 5 Ponder the Pond picture of frog
Monday June 30 Frogs and Toads
Wednesday July 16 Animal Homes
Friday August 1 Ponder the Pond
Wednesday August 27 Insects
Tuesday September 9 Snakes

Enroll now!

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

Call 505-344-7240 for information.

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

No refunds or transfers within five days of class. (You may send a substitute for your child.)

Registration hot-button Registration procedures, forms, parent information, and a printable flyer for the Summer 2003 schedule.