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Sat 02 Jul
INTERNATIONAL MUD DAY!
Saturday, July 2, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join us for our celebration of International Mud Day! Playing in mud is a good sensory activity, may help build the immune system, and is just plain fun! Join other children around the globe in a day of splashing, rolling, squishing, sliding, making mud pies, and more! Kids should wear a bathing suit or old clothing and prepare to get filthy! There will be a clean-up station, but if you value your car, please bring a towel and a change of clothes for your children. All ages welcome! This program meets at the beach.
Sun 03 Jul
KIDS CLUB SUMMER SERIES #3 – SUSTAINABLE DESIGN!
Sunday, July 3, 2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
This summer we'll be partnering with a local PBS station for their Cyberchase Green It Up activity series! Each meeting consists of a lesson, a short video, an outdoor adventure, and a craft or STEM activity centered around a different theme. Kids that attend 3 out of the 5 programs earn a special patch! Please note that this series was created for ages 6-8, but all ages are welcome to join us.
Sun 10 Jul
KIDS CLUB SUMMER SERIES #4 – FOOD MILES!
Sunday, July 10, 2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
This summer we'll be partnering with a local PBS station for their Cyberchase Green It Up activity series! Each meeting consists of a lesson, a short video, an outdoor adventure, and a craft or STEM activity centered around a different theme. Kids that attend 3 out of the 5 programs earn a special patch! Please note that this series was created for ages 6-8, but all ages are welcome to join us.
Sun 10 Jul
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, July 10, 2022 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be 2-3 miles on easy trails. All ages welcome!
Mon 11 Jul
LITTLE EXPLORERS – SHARKS!
Monday, July 11, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll talk about sharks! 
Sat 16 Jul
SHARK WEEK!
Saturday, July 16, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Love Shark Week? This year we're celebrating Shark Week at the Nature Center with a short talk and fun shark-themed activities! What do sharks have to do with Lake Champlain you ask? More than you might think! Come learn more about these awesome predators, how important they are to the oceans, and their possible connection to this area. Please note that the Park Naturalist used to work for the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay – bring your questions and try to stump her!
Sun 17 Jul
KIDS CLUB SUMMER SERIES #5 – MIGRATION!
Sunday, July 17, 2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
This summer we'll be partnering with a local PBS station for their Cyberchase Green It Up activity series! Each meeting consists of a lesson, a short video, an outdoor adventure, and a craft or STEM activity centered around a different theme. Kids that attend 3 out of the 5 programs earn a special patch! Please note that this series was created for ages 6-8, but all ages are welcome to join us.
Mon 18 Jul
LITTLE EXPLORERS – DUCKS!
Monday, July 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll talk about our favorite quacking friends, the ducks!
Thu 21 Jul
NATURE BOOK CLUB
Thursday, July 21, 2022 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join in for the next meeting of the Nature Book Club! This month we're reading Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach. This is a hybrid meeting; we will meet both in the Nature Center in person and online. Contact the Park Naturalist for a link to join the meeting virtually. Join in the discussion even if you haven't read the book! New members always welcome.
Sat 23 Jul
FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT
Saturday, July 23, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for a guided nature scavenger hunt along the trails of the park. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walk will be 1 mile or less on easy trails. Self-guided Scavenger Hunt also available at the Nature Center.
Sun 24 Jul
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, July 24, 2022 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be 2-3 miles on easy trails. All ages welcome!
Mon 25 Jul
LITTLE EXPLORERS – BUSY BEAVERS
Monday, July 25, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll talk about our favorite animal builders, the beavers!
Sat 30 Jul
INSECT SAFARI
Saturday, July 30, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for a bug hunt! Participants will search for and collect some insects on the trails around the Nature Center and bring them back to examine more closely. Then the group will use what we've learned to design our own bugs! All ages and abilities welcome! All bugs will be released following the program.