Refuge Mornings for Kids Ages 3-12

Hey, have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday mornings! Get out of the house and join us for an extended lesson and hike! Topics will vary per week, but the virtual lesson and the in person lesson will feature the same activities. Find more information below!
Ages 3-5:
  • In-person – You and Me Preschool: Wednesday or Thursday from 10-11am; Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each week. We will read, do a craft and head outside on an adventure about the week’s theme (adult must accompany).
  • Virtual – Snack Time Stories: Tuesday from 10-10:30am; We’ll share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home!
  • November’s books include:
    Week 1: Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
    Week 2: Move! by Robin Page
    Week 3: Welcome Home, Bear by Il Sung Na
    Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving
  • December’s books include:
    Week 1: Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett
    Week 2: Track That Scat by Lisa Morlock
    Week 3: How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward
    Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Ages 6-12:

  • In-person – Refuge Ramblers: Thursday or Friday from 10-11am; Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike!
  • Virtual – Nature Notes: Tuesday from 11-11:30am; Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two!
  • November’s weekly topics include:
    Week 1: Who’s Hibernating?
    Week 2: Wildlife Movin’ and Groovin’
    Week 3: Home Sweet Habitat
    Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving
  • December’s weekly topics include:
    Week 1: What’s Wild?
    Week 2: Animal Signs
    Week 3: Backyard Birds
    Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays