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Join Our Summer 2005 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.

animated bat with moonsix bat silhouettesJoin our Summer Program! Children will enjoy Nature Walks to observe, identify and collect data. Studies will 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   Cost is $45 per week ($40 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

Classes meet Monday through Friday  9:30-11:30

June 6-10 Birds Ages 6-12 picture of beaver
June 13-17 Mammals Ages 6-12
June 20-24 Insects Ages 6-12
June 27-July 1 Exploring Nature Ages 5-10
July 4-8 Wetland Wonders (new) Ages 6-12
July 11-15 BATS Ages 6-12
July 18-22 Owls Ages 6-12
July 25-29 Amphibians (new) Ages 6-12
August 1-5 Reptiles (new) 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 5:00-8:00pm

June 3 Birds picture of owls on branch
June 10 Wetland Wonders (new)
June 17 Coyotes
June 24 Insects
July 1 Hummingbirds
July 8 Porcupines
July 15 BATS
NOTE: Half-hour later than usual.
July 22 Owls
July 29 Roadrunners
August 5 Reptiles (new)

Babes in the Bosque - Thursday Morning Sessions
Designed for babies and toddlers six months to three years, this stroller-friendly program will use a variety of sensory experiences to introduce young ones to the natural world.
Cost is $13 per session ($10 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

Thursday mornings 10:00-11:30am

June 2
June 30
July 14
July 28

Sense of Wonder - Thursday Morning Sessions
Join your 3-5 year old on an outdoor, hands-on adventure of sensory exploration and discovery in the bosque.
Cost is $13 per session ($10 for Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center).

Thursday mornings 10:00-11:30am

May 26
June 23
July 7
July 21
August 4

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

A 2005 liability waiver is required.
Waivers must be returned by mail, delivered to the Nature Center, or faxed to 505-344-4505 before the first day of class.

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 2005 schedule.