Nature Programs at Hilltop Farm

 
It may be cold outside, but soon buds will be bursting and birds will be nesting.
During the April school vacation, FOFAH has organized two nature workshops for kids to explore the water, mud, trees and sky of Hilltop Farm.
Spring vacation workshops are offered on Monday, April 10th and Tuesday, April 11th.
Click on this link to download sign-up form.
 
V B040 37 197Monday "Wet and Wild with Amphibians" Explore the wetlands at Hilltop Farm. Learn about our native amphibians (frogs and salamanders), and their spring migration. Discuss why spring time is so important to these very cool creatures. Observe frog eggs, learn frog songs, and how to catch these slippery creatures

Tuesday "Long Journey for Small Birds" Explore the river banks and forests of Hilltop Farm looking for evidence of birds migrating up the CT River to their summer homes. Learn how and why birds migrate, the songs of these important birds, and how to increase the populations of song birds in our town.
 
Sessions grouped by age: Ages 4 to 6: 12:30pm to 2:30pm, Ages 7 to 9: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Fee for each participant is $15 for each session or $25 for both days.
 
Use the links below if you wish to pay with a credit or debit card.
You may use the PayPal service as a "guest" even if you do not have a PayPal account.
 
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Workshops are aligned with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) principles. Our goals are to:
- Promote an understanding and love of nature.
- Advocate the wise use and preservation of natural resources.
- Educate about the interrelatonship of soils, water, plants, animals, and people.
 
Coming Soon! More information on popular summer programs:
“Little Bugs” for ages 4-6. Classes are from 10am till noon on the following Tuesdays: July 11, July 18, and July 25.
“Conservation Explorers” for ages 7-10. Week-long sessions are 9am till 1pm each day.  Offered during the weeks of July 10, July 17, and July 24.
 
 
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