Fall 2020 Brochure | Page 46

After School Programs Eco-Explorers | Grades K-3 Discover the wonders of our fall forest and join us in tinkering outside, building shelters, finding traces of animals, and engaging in outdoor investigations. Nature is constantly changing, so sign up for one, two or all three months of activity. Program is entirely outdoors so please dress for the weather. Sep 1-Sep 29 4563811-A Tu 4-5:15pm $85/105 Oct 6 -Nov 3 4563811-B Tu 4-5:15pm $85/105 Nov 10 -Dec 8 4563811-C Tu 4-5:15pm $85/105 Fall Fishing | Grades 1-6 Bait a hook, cast a line and see what you can catch! Practice fishing techniques or try pond dipping and delve into a whole new world. All equipment and instruction provided. Catch and release only. Sep 2– Sep 23 | Danny Cunniff Pond 4563814-A W 4-5:15pm $68/88 Take to the Sky | Grades 1-6 Birds, bats, rockets and kites- all of these things can fly. We will learn about flight by making our own flying contraptions. Each week will be something different to build and then tested to see how well we understand the science behind flight. Sep 30- Oct 21 4563819-A W 4-5:15pm $68/88 HELLER NATURE CENTER Keep Exploring THIS FALL Don’t let the fun stop! Heller Nature Center is hosting great beach programming. Click here. Tracks, Scat, and Other Facts | Grades 1-6 What starts with an S and ends with a T and comes out of you and comes out of me? SCAT! Come get the scoop on poop and the facts on tracks. Examine the clues left behind to untangle the mystery of what happened in the forest. Learn about tracking and reading natural clues to figure out what our animals have been up to. No program Nov 11 & 25. Oct 28- Dec 2 4563820-A W 4-5:15pm $68/88 School Day Off | Ages 6-11 School’s out? We have you covered! Join us for an actionpacked day off like never before; filled with exciting activities and adventure. Each day runs from 9am-3pm. Min/Max is 10/13. Online registration closes at 4pm the day prior to each day off program. If room allows, day-of registration will be taken at Heller Nature Center, for a different fee listed below. Sep 28 | Silly Science and Creations It’s science of course but just a bit silly. Make glowing smoking bubbles, write with invisible ink, defy gravity, and more! 4245218-A M $45/55 Oct 12 | Geocaching and Treasures Use GPS’ to find each hidden clue, answer riddles, explore hidden areas, all in search of the final treasure! 4245218-B M $45/55 Nov 24 | Awesome Animals Each animal has its own unique adaptations that help it to survive in the forest of Illinois. Fly with silent hunters, buzz with sweet sugar makers, dive deep under water with tiny aliens, and find out more about our mystery animals. 4245218-C Tu $45/55 Fall 2020 • Park District of Highland Park 46