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STEM Station at Tree Hill Nature Center

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STEM Station at Tree Hill Nature Center

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Tree Hill Nature Center introduces their newest educational program - STEM Station: science in the great outdoors.  The programs are are drop off activities and take 2-3 hours and cost between $20-$30.  Admission to the Tree Hill Nature Center is included for program participants. For those looking to stay on the property or visit the nature center but not participate in the program, there is an admission fee of $3 per child and $5 for adults.

January 7, 1:30pm to 4:30pm -- Geology Rocks - an interactive exploratory unit on rocks and minerals. Participants will study the geological features of the forest trails, test for limestone, hike through unique, hardwood forests home to a variety of plant and animal species while learning about and making models of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. For students from 3rd through 8th grade, $30.

January 14, 1:30pm to 4:30pm -- Bushcraft: Knots & Ropes - learn basics of knots, hike through unique, hardwood forests home to a variety of plant and animal species while learning all about different rope skills. For students from 7th through 12th grade, $30.

January 21, 1:30pm to 4:30pm -- Bushcraft: Shelter Building -  learn basics of shelter building, hike through unique, hardwood forests home to a variety of plant and animal species while learning all about different primitive survival skills.  For students from 7th through 12th grade, $30.

January 28, 12noon to 2pm -- Forest Fairytales, Folklore, & Fables - Join staff for outdoor songs, naturalist led interpretive nature walks through winding forest trails, story telling, STEM themed activities, and animal ambassadors.  For students from preschool through early elementary, $20. 

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