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Join Our Summer 2004 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  9:30-11:30
Note: This is 30 minutes later than in previous years.

May 31-June 4 Reptiles Ages 6-12 picture of owl
June 7-11 Birds Ages 6-12
June 14-18 BATS Ages 6-12
June 21-25 Frogs and Friends Ages 4-6
June 28-July 2 Mammals Ages 6-12
July 5-9 Exploring Nature Ages 5-10
July 12-16 Reptiles Ages 6-12
July 19-23 Insects and Spiders Ages 6-12
July 26-30 OWLS Ages 6-12

Friday Evening Sessions for children ages 6-12   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 28 Spiders picture of roadrunner
June 4 Coyotes
June 11 Porcupines
June 18 BATS
June 25 Ins and Outs of Worms
    ages 8-12,
    because of dissecting
July 9 Hummingbirds
July 16 Turtles and Lizards
July 23 Predators
July 30 Roadrunners
August 6 Snakes
August 13 Praying Mantises

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

Tuesday May 4 Roly Polies picture of snake
Thursday May 20 Snakes
Wednesday June 9 Frogs and Toads
Thursday August 12 Animal Homes
Friday August 27 Insects
Thursday September 9 Snakes
Wednesday September 22 Butterflies and Moths

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 2004 schedule.