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Upcoming Events

Day Off Outdoors: Nature Detectives
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in grades K-5
$70 per child ($65 per child for LSNC Enhanced Members)

Solve natural mysteries and complete team challenges in this one-day camp. Test hypotheses, conduct investigations, and go on adventures in Black Pond Woods. Every LSNC camp includes opportunities to play silly games, make art, spend time outside, and meet some of LSNC’s resident animals up close. 

Please register by 12:00 PM Wednesday, January 16th. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Chirp, Peep, Caw!
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will explore sounds outside, and make our own sounds.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Nature Storytime - Nests
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will explore bird nests.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Storytime - Nests
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will explore bird nests.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Nature Storytime - The Lorax
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will read the Lorax by Dr. Seuss and create some Lorax-inspired art.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Tykes Preschool Program - Planet Protectors
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:45am to Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 11:15am
Ages: 4-5 year olds
$40 per child ($36 per child for members)

Our Nature Tykes Preschool Program gives your 4-5 year old the opportunity to learn and grow independently in this 1.5 hour drop-off program. It is a great supplement to, or step towards, a full-day preschool program. Registration is by the month, and each session is designed to encourage your little one to ask questions, explore the outdoors, and develop important classroom skills as we hike in Black Pond Woods, meet live animals, make crafts, and run hands-on experiments. This month we will explore different ways we can protect nature! Activities are indoors and outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!

This month's sessions will take place on February 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. 

Registration is required by January 30th. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Have a 1-3 year old that is not quite old enough to join Nature Tykes? Take a look at our Nature Storytime program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Nature Storytime - The Lorax
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will read the Lorax by Dr. Seuss and create some Lorax-inspired art.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Critters Up Close at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite creatures from the natural world. Join us for a meet and greet with critters from 10-4:00 pm on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4:00 pm on Sunday.  This month we will explore decomposers!

Critters Up Close at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite creatures from the natural world. Join us for a meet and greet with critters from 10-4:00 pm on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4:00 pm on Sunday.  This month we will explore decomposers!

Nature Storytime - Bee & Me
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free
Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will read Bee & Me by Alison Jay as we learn the importance of pollinators.
 
Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.
 
Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

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