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Join other home school students in hands-on science study. Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30 - 3pm) and repeat on 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: Active at Night- Nocturnal Animals

"What makes an animal nocturnal? Can you name some nocturnal animals?" Have fun learning about our nocturnal friends.

When

  • November 16, 2018
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

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

Create a beautiful Thanksgiving Centerpiece using elements of nature (many collected at The Arboretum).  All materials will be provided as a kit.  You will also receive easy care instructions on keeping your centerpiece looking beautiful through the holiday season.

When

  • November 16, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Celebrate Halloween with this family-friendly night hike.  We will travel around the grounds in search of Ohio’s most notorious nocturnal animals.  Staff will assist the group in calling for owls, listening for bats and much more!  There will be moderate walking during this program, so be sure to wear good outdoor shoes and dress for the weather.

This program was previously scheduled for October 26 but due to weather complications was rescheduled to November 16

When

  • November 16, 2018
    7:00pm - 8:30pm

Where

Visitors Center Deck

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What

Although the fall color of trees and plants will fade, they are still important to many animals.  Which trees will you see along the trail?  How can you plant and protect trees?

Please input Parent or Troop Leader information as Contact Information and list each Scout information as attendee.

 

Please contact Interpretive Educator, Beth Spieles at baspieles@dawesarb.org or 740.323.2355 with any questions about our scouting programs.

When

  • November 17, 2018
    10:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Create a beautiful Thanksgiving Centerpiece using elements of nature (many collected at The Arboretum).  All materials will be provided as a kit.  You will also receive easy care instructions on keeping your centerpiece looking beautiful through the holiday season.

 

When

  • November 17, 2018
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Seek and find as we traverse the Arboretum’s East Woodlands.  Make music in nature.  Complete part of the Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

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

When

  • November 17, 2018
    2:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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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: A Peek at Packaging

We all buy stuff, and most of that stuff comes in packaging. We’ll debate the functions, benefits and drawbacks of packaging, design alternative packaging for various products and learn about natural resources, trash, toxicity and litter.

When

  • November 20, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

Zand Education Center

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

Learn about attracting more birds to your backyard, and hike to The Arboretum’s most popular birding sites.  Get tips from experienced birdwatchers who have a knack for attracting backyard wildlife.  Each participant will take home a birdfeeder, several bags of basic birdseed and plans for making a bluebird nest box.

When

  • November 23, 2018
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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