UM-Dearborn Young Naturalist Program to Start Soon!

Featuring exciting monthly outdoor explorations from October through June, this popular program for 9-12 year-olds is now in its 25th year! Science-oriented program topics include Insects and Spiders, Maple Syruping, Birds and Migration, Pond Life, Owls, Animal Tracking, Trees and Wildflowers, and more. This program is intended for children who have a keen interest in exploring nature with their peers, within a mutually supportive learning environment. The program fee is $70. Participants are expected to attend all or most of the program sessions. Each child will be provided with a field pack, nature journal and field guides, which will be theirs to keep. Except for the November owling session, which is on a Friday evening, all the program sessions take place on Saturdays, from 9:30AM-12:00PM. To register for the program, go to‚Ķthe registration deadline is September 25. 

Program sessions are led by experienced EIC naturalists.

Program session dates (Saturdays 9:30AM-12PM): October 5; December 7; January 18; February 15; March 7; April 18; May 9; June 6. The owl prowl session will take place from 6-9PM on Friday, November 8.  

The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 7. To register a child for the program, go to the link below. The registration deadline is October 1. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEvMLkKLw3m471LnTOaz_kQxydMb0Ms8WTJUXRNet_bOmwKw/viewform

If you have additional questions, please contact RIck Simek, the Young Naturalist Program Coordinator, at (313) 583-6371. 

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