The Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, in Shelby Township, offers programming exclusively for homeschool children in the Metro Detroit Area.
Home School Programs are available for any child age 4 and up and cover a variety of natural science, heritage and outdoor topics. Pre-registration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Fee is $3 per participating child.
Upcoming classes include:
February 18: The “What Is this Animal” Nature Game – Use animal figures, artifacts, and pictures to learn some important animals and animal groups from around the world. Play an animal naming game, providing there are enough participants.
March 18: Maple Syrup and other Things that Trees Provide – Learn about maples and other tress that provide important products for people. Visit a maple tree and enjoy warm maple syrup over ice cream. Dress for the weather and plan for a walk.
April 15: Nature Along a Secret Trail – Cross a gentle stream, see Skunk Cabbage, visit hidden valleys, and explore a part of the park usually known only to deer and squirrels. Dress and prepare for a hike.
All classes are from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Please call the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center at 586-323-2478 for more information or to register.