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Tai Chi is designed to help increase muscle and cardiovascular strength; help improve balance, joint flexibility and posture and support mental health.  This class focuses on basic Tai Chi skills along with completion of the Modified Tai Chi Chuan Short Form (Yang Style).  Basic warm-ups start the class with a new portion taught each week.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes.  Fee includes 6 sessions.

Please note, this class will not meet on Sunday, June 23.

When

  • May 19, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • May 26, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 2, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 9, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 16, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 30, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Tai Chi is designed to help increase muscle and cardiovascular strength; help improve balance, joint flexibility and posture and support mental health.  This class focuses on advanced warm-ups, the complete Modified Tai Chi Chuan Short Form (Yang Style) from the beginner’s class and additional Qi Gong exercises.  Students are required to complete the beginner class at least once prior to participating in the intermediate class.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes.  Fee includes 6 sessions.

Please note, this class will not meet on Sunday, June 23.

 

When

  • May 19, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • May 26, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • June 2, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • June 9, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • June 16, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • June 30, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Learn how to forage, sample spring wild edibles and take a 45-minute hike to identify, collect and taste nature's garden.  Make sure to bring your camera and note-taking material.

Foraging is prohibited at The Dawes Arboretum unless part of an Arboretum sanctioned program.

When

  • May 25, 2019
    10:30am - 12:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Become a junior entomologist (a person who studies insects) in this exciting bug themed camp! Catch and identify insects in fields, woods, ponds and streams. Build a bug box, see six-legged critters up close, make bug crafts and take home a live caterpillar to raise.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

*Please note, events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

When

  • June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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What would you do if you were stranded in the wilderness? Learn the basics of what it takes to survive in nature. Practice mental preparedness and discover how to use a compass and other tools essential for wilderness survival, then test your skills in a geocaching adventure.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

*Please note, events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

When

  • June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Explore colors and textures in nature and create your own unique artwork. Try your hand at watercolors, print making and sculpture, then share your masterpieces at an art show for friends and families.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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What

Learn about different artists and experiments with various techniques to create unique art, inspired by the world around us. A local artist will guide you in painting a nature scene, and you'll end the week showcasing your creations in an art show for friends and family.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Explore the natural world using popular children's literature. Read stories, make crafts and play games in this active and hands-on introduction to camp for our littlest campers. Please note, this half-day camp meets from 9am to noon, Wednesday, June 19 - Friday, June 21, only.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

*Please note, events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

When

  • June 19, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    9:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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Marvel at the way animals adapt to the world around them! Learn how crickets hear with their legs and butterflies taste with their feet. Activities will help you explore nature with a different sense each day and learn about animals with these super abilities.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

*Please note, events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

When

  • June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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What

Cool off in the heat of the summer as you explore water environments throughout The Arboretum. Catch a fish, learn to paddle a canoe or kayak, dig-in to wetlands and wade into a creek.

Memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp. Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

*Please note, events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

When

  • June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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