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For Grades K-5

Get your kids outside and into nature! On Thursdays, homeschoolers in K-5th grade can enjoy outdoor nature and science activities during Backyard Scientists. Activities will correspond to each grade level standard. During Backyard Scientists, children are encouraged to explore their environment and develop their own relationship with nature, within a safe and structured setting. Led by knowledgeable naturalists, your kids will learn plant identification, geology, ecology, and more! Each month has a different theme!

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Homeschool Nature Classes Fast Facts

$ 60

Per Week For Members
  • Dates: Backyard Scientists is every Thursday during the traditional school year.
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Pricing : $66.67 per day for non-members, $60 per week for members with code member24
  • Additional Notes:
    • Students need to come prepared for outdoor activities. Please dress for the weather and bring a refillable water bottle and lunch.
    • An email with detailed information will be sent the week prior to classes starting.

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What will my child do at Backyard Scientists?

Children will be engaged in a nature lesson! Topics will range from weather and climate to the life cycle of a butterfly! Children will participate in games, crafts, and experiments all with a focus on science!

Who can attend Backyard Scientists?

This is a drop-off program for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade!

What does my child need to bring?

Children should come dressed appropriately for the weather, we always recommend bringing a rain jacket just in case! Children should wear closed-toed shoes. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a lunch, and a snack.

What is the educator to student ratio?

We have one educator per 12 students. Our educators are former school teachers or naturalists.

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