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October 2019

Frogs and Pollywogs – October 2019

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
eastern newt eft

Who’s Home? To find out, we'll turn over logs and rocks and search for animal homes.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – October 2019

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
girl in a wigwam

Wabanaki Ways: Build wigwams, taste wild edibles, and make cedar twine.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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November 2019

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – November 2019

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
Tufted Titmouse

Novem-brrrr! – Heading South: Discover how birds prepare for winter, dissect owl pellets, and play nature games.

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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Frogs and Pollywogs – November 2019

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
young wild turkey in a field

Turkey Tracks – join us as we search for turkeys and other birds and do an art project.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – November 2019

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
three boys using compasses

Outdoor Living Skills: Practice shelter building and using a compass.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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December 2019

Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – December 2019

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Birds in Winter: Go on a bird walk and discover unique bird adaptations for winter.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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Frogs and Pollywogs – December 2019

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
muskrat lodge

Muskrat Marsh – search the wetlands for muskrat dens and other animal signs.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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January 2020

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – January 2020

January 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
red fox in the snow

January – Hibernation Appreciation: Explore, search for animal signs like tracks, scat, and dens, and build shelters.

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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February 2020

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – February 2020

February 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
kids dogsledding

February Flurries: Go snowshoeing and dogsledding, and explore a winter wonderland!

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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