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ZOO + ME MORNINGS
This program is designed for children accompanied by a parent or guardian and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.
BREC’S BATON ROUGE ZOO
Aug. 10: School of Fish Sept. 14: Herd is the Word Oct. 12: Duck, Duck, Goose Nov. 9: Scales + Tails
Dec. 14: All Wrapped Up
9:30-11:30 a.m. / Ages: 3-5
$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian $12 for each additional person (adult or child) Pre-registration required
More info: 225-775-3877 option 2 brzoo.org
NATURE NIGHT HIKE + CAMPFIRE
Join us on a Friday night for a great way to say hello to the cooler weather of the fall! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and activities and games. Come enjoy this great way to get the family out after the daytime heat. Preregistration is required and spaces are limited. Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.
FOREST COMMUNITY PARK - Aug. 27 ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK - Sept. 10
7-9 p.m. / Ages: 6+
$5 For East Baton Rouge Parish residents
To register: webtrac.brec.org (WebTrac #: 520210) More info: conservation@brec.org
225-218-4979
TRAIL TIME FOR TODDLERS
Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents or guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through trail walks and themed indoor and outdoor activities. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the swamp, arts and crafts, storytelling, animal encounters and healthy snacks. Themes change from week
to week, and none are repeated within a calendar year. Participants sign up for a month at a time (4 weekly classes) and can choose to attend the Wednesday or Thursday session. Special weekend sessions may be scheduled to accommodate working parents; contact staff for more information. Registration for each month begins on the 1st of the month prior.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
Sept. 1-Nov.11
Wednesday or Thursday / 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 2-5 (with accompanying adult)
$40 per month (4 classes) East Baton Rouge Parish residents - November is $20 (2 sessions)
$48 per month (4 classes) out-of-parish residents - November is $24 (2 sessions)
To register: webtrac.brec.org Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
More info: 225-757-8905 sguidry@brec.org
SWAMP SCHOOL
Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for kids ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we will explore
the outdoors, do arts and crafts, meet interesting animals and have healthy snacks. This is a perfect opportunity for homeschool parents to supplement their science education curricula in a natural setting. The program is held four times a month and themes change each class. Registration for each month begins on the 1st of the month prior.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
Sept. 7-Nov. 9 / Tuesday / 2-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-10 (with accompanying adult)
$30 per month (4 classes) East Baton Rouge Parish residents - November $15 (2 classes)
$36 per month (4 classes) out-of-parish residents for 4 classes - November $18 (2 classes)
To register: webtrac.brec.org Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
More info: 225-757-8905 sguidry@brec.org
URBAN NATURE HIKE SERIES
Interested in exploring the nature oasis next door or looking to take your neighborhood walks to the next level? Our Urban Hike series is a great start! Geared toward nature novices
of all ages, participants will enjoy a leisurely walk through
a BREC park while learning some fun facts about the park’s natural areas and the fundamentals of adventuring in the great outdoors. Preregistration is required for all attendees and an adult must accompany all children.
GREENWOOD COMMUNITY PARK - Sept. 7 MILFORD WAMPOLD MEMORIAL PARK - Oct. 1
5:30-7 p.m. / Ages: 6+
To register: webtrac.brec.org (WebTrac #: 520210)
More info: conservation@brec.org 225-218-4979
TRAIL TIME TRANSLATED
Trail Time Translated incorporates all the fun of our Trail Time for Toddlers class along with a translator to help all of our visitors enjoy this program. We offer classes in Mandarin, Spanish and American Sign Language – one for each language in both the spring and the fall. Registration for each program begins on the 1st of the month prior.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
Sept. 14: Mandarin
Oct. 19: Spanish
Nov. 16: ASL
9:30-11:30 a.m. / Ages: 2-5 (with accompanying adult) $10 per child for East Baton Rouge Parish residents $12 per child for out-of-parish residents
To register: webtrac.brec.org Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
More info:
225-757-8905
sguidry@brec.org
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