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Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Learning from the Lorax

Learn how to "speak for the trees" as we have some pre-Arbor Day fun!

When

  • April 10, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Spring Series- Spring Surprises

4/26      In the Small, Small Pond

5/10      Planting a Rainbow

When

  • Sunflower House
    April 12, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Learning from the Lorax

Learn how to "speak for the trees" as we have some pre-Arbor Day fun!

When

  • April 13, 2018
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Attend a home school program specifically designed for students ages 11-13.  Practice thinking logically and critically, analyzing and interpreting data, using scientific tools and techniques and learning more about our natural world.  Sessions are held rain or shine; please dress for both indoor and outdoor activities.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Forest for the Trees

Why do frests need to be monitored?  Role play managing a tree farm, then head outside to help The Arboretum conservation staff plant a forest just in time for Earth Day!

When

  • April 17, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Spring Series- Spring Surprises

5/10      Planting a Rainbow

When

  • In the Small, Small Pond
    April 26, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Discover what's growing at The Arboretum.  Visit different types of gardens and feel inspired to create your own.  Experiment with seeds and dig in to help a garden grow.

Registration for Girl Scout programs is managed by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council at www.gsoh.org.

When

  • May 5, 2018
    2:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

This is our last session for the 2017-2018 season.

When

  • Planting a Rainbow
    May 10, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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