Fall Programs are open for Registration

Our fall line up of Home School, Preschool Adventures, and Cooking and Crafts has been set and is open for registrations! Come join us for a season filled with exploration, appreciation and preservation.


Cooking and Crafts

This creative program is a fun way to experience history through simple recipes and heritage crafts enjoyed in the past. Each class will include a cooking activity and a craft!. Taught by Ms. Alison.

Start Date                    Theme/Topics

9/14/2017                   Chips Ahoy

10/12/2017                  Eat Your Oats

11/16/2017                  Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater

12/14/2017                  The “Gift” of Food

Each class stands on its own, so attend one, all, or several.

  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Ages 6-11, Grades 1-5
  • $7 for members, $10 for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

 

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Home School Adventures

Over-arching theme this season is ELEMENTALSAutrey Mill is a unique setting for home school programs featuring a 46-acre nature preserve with trails, woodlands, wetland and creek; animal exhibits; historic buildings, indoor and outdoor classrooms, artifacts, and heritage gardens. Our Home School curriculum provides an exciting learning experience developed to really engage students in the study of topics combining environmental studies, nature, history, and science. Home school lessons are based on nationally recognized curriculum and are correlated with state standards in Life Science, Physical Science, and History.

In the Home School series, students will explore Autrey Mill’s natural environment and history, focusing on a different topic for each 4-hour class. Home School classes are offered on a Thursday and Friday each month.

Start Date                    Theme/Topics

 9/7/2017                     Rocks, Rock!- There’s Gold in them Hills

9/27/2017                    The Power of Water- Rain Water Upcycled Regatta

10/5/2017                    Solar Power- Cookie Bake

10/20/2017                  Fire Power- Dugout Canoes and Camp Fire Cooking

 11/2/2017                   Rocket Day- Industrial Revolution

11/17/2017                  Wind Power- Kites and Electricity

12/7/2017                    Weather- Dust Bowl and Cloud ID

12/15/2017                  Ice Ice- Keeping thing Cool

Each class stands on its own, so attend one, all, or several.

  • 10:00am – 2:00pm (bring a packed lunch and drink)
  • Ages 6-11, Grades 1-5
  • $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

 

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Preschool Adventures

This season of Preschool Adventures features class topics that all relate to Home and Habitats. Join us for an exciting program about the natural and historical environment at Autrey Mill. Our Preschool Adventure series is based on a nationally recognized curriculum in life and physical sciences. Each adventure is different and has a theme chosen to spark a preschooler’s imagination. Included is a brief nature hike and a hands-on activity or craft.

Start Date        Themes/Topics

9/5/2017          Underground Habitats

9/15/2017        Log Cabins

9/19/2017        Who Lives in a Tree-

10/3/2017        Bubble Habitats

10/13/2017      Muddy Casa

10/17/2017      Muddy Habitats

11/3/2017        Teepees

11/14/2017      Silky Habitats

11/28/2017      Woven Habitats- Bird Weavers

12/12/2017      Beaver Habitats

  • 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Selected Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Ages 3-6 (A parent or guardian must accompany their child)
  • Programs are rain or shine – other activities will replace the hike in case of inclement weather.
  • $7 for members, $10 for non-members.
  • Parents are free but are required to stay for the program. No charge for non-participating siblings.

Class size is limited.

 

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