Nature Programs at Hilltop Farm

Our Summer Nature Programs offer children the opportunity to explore the out of doors at Hilltop Farm. Participants will learn about nature, science, make friendships under the guidance of scientists and teachers. Nature Kids promotes an understanding and love of nature. Summer Programs includes three age groupings and runs from July 10th - Aug 17th.
 
 
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NatureKidLITTLE BUGS - AGES 4-6
Welcome the summer by exploring the out of doors at Hilltop. Discover the hidden treasures in the trees and bushes, listen to the birds and look for bugs. Through investigations, games, and activities, stories and crafts we will uncover the natural life of this area.
2 hour introduction in the appreciation of the out of doors.NatureKids playing 300x262
Sessions are Tuesday's from 10am till noon.
Fee for each session is $20.  Dates are:
           July 10th     July 17th     August 7th     August 14th
 
CONSERVATION EXPLORERS - AGES 6-9
Explorers will discover the wildlife in the hills at Hilltop farm in this hands-on, science day program. Participants will see what grows at NatureKid2Hilltop and the polinators that help things grow,
Week-long sessions are Monday thru Friday from 9am till 1pm.
Fee for each session is $150.  Dates are:
         Session 1 - July 30th thru August 3rd
         Session 2 - August 6th thru August 10th
 
HILLTOP ADVENTURERS - AGES 10-12+
Adventurers will look for the signs of animal life in the soil, sky and water. NatureKidsImageThe soils and water wetlands of Hilltop will be tested. Also will examine birds and bugs that may pollinate the plants in the area.
Week-long session is Monday thru Friday from 9am till 1pm.
Fee for each session is $175. Dates are:
          August 13th thru August 17
 
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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.
 
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