• Chippewa Nature Center to Host Summer Exploration Days June 12-Sept 2

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    June 10, 2019
    CONTACT:
    Jamie Hockstra
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    989.631.0830 | 989.631.7070 f
    jhockstra@chippewanaturecenter.org
    www.chippewanaturecenter.org

     

    Chippewa Nature Center to Host Summer Exploration Days June 12-Sept 2
     
    WHEN:           Thursday, June 21, 2018 • 7-8:30 pm
    WHERE:         Chippewa Nature Center
                            400 S Badour Rd, Midland
    WHO:              All Ages, under 18 with adult
    ADMISSION: Free

     
    Chippewa Nature Center (CNC) will host Summer Exploration Days, a free, family-friendly, hands-on event June 12 through September 2. Themed experiments, games and crafts stationed throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! Hours are Monday-Saturday 8 am-5 pm and Sunday and holidays 12-5 pm (program not available June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20).

    2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule
    June 12-24                  Geology: fossil dig and pet rock free play
    June 26-July 8            Plants and Fungi: mystery mushrooms and a pollination station
    July 10-22                   Michigan’s Precious Few: species of special concern Guess Who? game and celebration station
    July 24-Aug 5              Nature of Weather: cloud height limbo and weather yoga
    Aug 7-19                     Space and the Night Sky: nocturnal animal masks and the night sky café role playing
    Aug 21-Sept 2             Planet Earth: stop in to explore topics most popular with CNC visitors!

    For more information, visit www.chippewanaturecenter.org.
     
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    Chippewa Nature Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to connect all people with nature through educational, recreational and cultural experiences. Enjoy free admission to 19 miles of trails from dawn-to-dark, 365 days a year. Our Visitor Center, located at 400 S Badour Rd, is open 8 am-5 pm Monday-Saturday and 12-5 pm Sunday and select holidays. Learn more at www.chippewanaturecenter.org.

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