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May 2019

Tree House Preschool Program at St. Mary Childcare and Development Center

May 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: St. Mary School Date: May 30, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am School: St. Mary Childcare and Development Center Nature is full of hidden clues about the animals that live there. You may not know where to look or what to look for but animal clues are everywhere. You’ll learn how to spot and identify common clues that animals live in or near forest trees.  We will start indoors reading a story, see mammal furs, feathers and more,…

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June 2019

Spring Birds – Hunt School (2nd grade)

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Spring Birds School Program Location: Dahlem Date: June 4, 2019 Time: 10:00-12:00 pm School: Hunt School; 2nd grade Peer at our feathered friends through Dahlem Center binoculars!  Learn  about bird nests, songs, adaptations, and how to identify field marks during an interactive trail hike and hands-on STEM lab activities. Standards: K.LS1.1  1.LS1.1   1LS1.D   3.LS2.1  3.LS4.B.  Program aligns to Michigan Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and STEM

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Michigan Mammals outreach program at Arbor North Retirement

June 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Location: Arbor North Retirement Date:  June 5, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Private program for residents at Arbor North Retirement Program Description: residents see and touch Michigan mammal skins and skulls, explore mammal classification, adaptations, and predator/prey relationships.  Wild mammals learn to adapt to urban city life, who are they and why is this happening?

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 11 @ 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Amphibian Program, trail walk & pond stalking Location: Dahlem Date: June 11, 2019 Time: 11:30 am-2:00 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Kiddie, ages 4-5 years) YMCA campers will enjoy their brown-bag lunch before attending an amphibians program, explore classification, adaptations, and predator/prey relationships.  Campers will spend time outdoors walking trails, investigate and 'pond stalk' looking for signs of wildlife.  If time permits, free play on our popular Natural Playscape.

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Discovery trail walk Location: Dahlem Date: June 17, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Explorers, ages 10-11 years) YMCA campers will enjoy their brown-bag lunch before walking Dahlem's trails, investigate and look for signs of wildlife.  If time permits, free play on our popular Natural Playscape.

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Amphibian Program, trail walk & pond stalking Location: Dahlem Date: June 18, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Adventurers, ages 8-9 years) YMCA campers will enjoy their brown-bag lunch before attending an amphibians program, explore classification, adaptations, and predator/prey relationships.  Campers will spend time outdoors walking trails, investigate and 'pond stalk' looking for signs of wildlife.  If time permits, free play on our popular Natural Playscape.

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 21 @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Summer Birds Program and trail walk Location: Dahlem Date: June 21, 2019 Time: 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Pathfinders, ages 6-7 years) YMCA campers will attend a summer bird program; learn how to ID birds, learn about adaptations (beaks, feet, eyes, feathers, etc.), habitats, and predator/prey relationships.  Then go on a trail walk looking for signs of birds and wildlife.  If time permits, free play on our popular Natural Playscape.

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Discovery Hike Location: Dahlem Date: June 25, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Pathfinders, ages 6-7 years) YMCA campers will a go on a trail walk to discover nature using their senses; touch, see, smell, and hear, but no tasting!  They will spend quality free time on our popular Natural Playscape.

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Jackson YMCA Travel Camp visit

June 26 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Discovery Hike Location: Dahlem Date: June 26, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Organization: Jackson YMCA Travel Camp (Adventurers, ages 8-9 years) YMCA campers will a go on a trail walk to discover nature using their senses; touch, see, smell, and hear, but no tasting!  They will spend quality free time on our popular Natural Playscape.

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July 2019

General Nature Program & Walk – Salvation Army summer camp group

July 1 @ 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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General Nature Program & Walk Location: Dahlem Date: July 1, 2019 Time: 1:30-2:45 pm School: Salvation Army summer camp group Search for animal homes and clues that animals live here at Dahlem.  Discover where and why animals make their homes the way they do.  Become a careful outdoor observer and discover the animals at Dahlem as they seek to satisfy their basic needs of food, water, shelter, and space.

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