This fun program is aimed at pre-school children ages 3-5. It is designed to provide opportunities for small children to explore nature together safely under the guidance of an experienced PVAS instructor. A parent, grandparent or guardian must accompany children.
Programs are held monthly at Cool Spring Preserve from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and are $7/child for members, and $10/child for non-members. Programs include time outside for nature exploration, so wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable for hiking and suitable for the weather.
(If you are not a PVAS member, but would like to become one and receive the member discount/additional member perks, click here.)
- Pre-registration for each program is required.
- Registration for each child must be done individually.
- A minimum of six participants is needed to conduct the program. The instructor will cancel the program if the minimum is not reached.
We know that many parents often need to bring their younger children to the program. While younger siblings will not be allowed to participate in any program activities, we have a “Kid’s Corner” in our nature center that parents and young children can enjoy during the program. Parents must supervise any children not participating in the program at all times.
If inclement weather is in the forecast and the instructor decides to cancel or reschedule a program, you will be notified by e-mail either the day before the program or by 8:30 a.m. on the day of the program.
Fees are refundable if the program is cancelled by instructor, or cancelled by the parent more than one week in advance. If you need to cancel for a session you’ve registered for, please notify the lead instructor, Amy Moore (email@example.com), as soon as possible.
Upcoming Events › Wee Naturalists (Pre-K)
Ages: 3-5 Single child: $7 PVAS members/$10 non-members. Additional children: $5 PVAS members/$8 non-members. Let's learn about how critters stay cozy in the winter! Be sure to dress for the cold, as for part of the program we'll be going on a short hike. We'll also be making bird feeders using pinecones and peanut butter. If you or your child have a nut allergy, please e-mail the instructor so we can make accommodations. This program will be science-based and includes…Find out more »
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