Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Registration is open for all STEM and Environmental Camp Sessions at Rudolf Steiner High School! Register soon, camp slots fill fast! Learn More.

MSU ScienceFest at Yankee Air Museum

Explore the “invisible” science that lies below the surface of a lake, behind the fuselage of a plane, or under the feathers of a bird’s wing. At Yankee Air Museum in Belleville, MI. Learn More.

Winter Break Camps at Cobblestone Farm

Join us for winter fun at beautiful Cobblestone Farm. We'll learn about winter adaptations, explore our natural world, play in the snow, and warm up with hot chocolate! Pre-registration is required and spots fill fast so sign up soon. Learn More.

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Since June we’ve faced a challenge, and now we need you! Join us, in creating moments of discovery this next year. Learn More.

Book your spring field trip, outreach, birthday, or scout program today!

Due to ongoing site maintenance, some programs are temporarily unavailable at our site, but there are still lots of ways to join us for a fun and memorable outdoor adventure this fall at your home, school, or at several nearby City of Ann Arbor park. Please email info@lesliesnc.org or call 734-997-1553 to get more information and book your program today. Learn More.

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Day Off at the Museum - Ooey Gooey Science
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in grades K-5
$75 per camper ($70 for LSNC Enhanced Members and Hands-On Museum Family Plus Premium Members)
 
It's time to get messy as we dive into the slimey side of science. We'll explore the states of matter, chemical reactions, and the scientific method as we create and play with slime and other gooey substances. Every Day Off at the Museum camp includes opportunities to play silly games, make art, and have hands-on experiences with science.
 
This camp will take place at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 220 East Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
 
Registration is required. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Wondrous Wildflowers
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 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 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 discover what is in bloom in the forest. Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday and select Sunday mornings for one hour. Each session will be outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
This event will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Girl Scout Program - Senses
Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: Girl Scout Daisies
$10 per scout
 
There's a great big world out there, full of wonderful things to hear, see, smell, taste, and feel. Come meet LSNC to explore the natural world with all five senses!
 
This program will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Registration is required by Thursday, May 7th. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Secretive Salamanders
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 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 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 the secret lives of salamanders. Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday and select Sunday mornings for one hour. Each session will be outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
This event will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Parents' Night Out: Night at the Museum
Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in grades K-5
$35 per child ($30 per child for members)
 
It's a night out for grown-ups while the kids enjoy an exciting evening at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Every Night at the Museum we'll do exciting activities that will explore different science concepts plus we'll spend plenty of time exploring the museum! 
 
Parents’ Night Out includes a Panera sandwich box with PB&J or Turkey as well as a late-night popcorn snack. Families are welcome to send their child with a dinner from home. 
 
This event will take place at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 220 E. Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
 
Registration is required by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, May 13th in order to receive a Panera box dinner. If you register after the cut-off date, your child will need to come with a dinner from home. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Pollinators
Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 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 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 learn about the many animals that help plants grow! Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday and select Sunday mornings for one hour. Each session will be outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
This event will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Storytime - Pollinators
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 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 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 learn about the many animals that help plants grow! Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday and select Sunday mornings for one hour. Each session will be outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
This event will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Cub Scout Program - Tigers in the Wild - CORE Adventure
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: Cub Scouts working toward the Tiger rank
$10 per child
 
Scouts will learn how to properly prepare for a hike in the woods using the Cub Scout Six Essentials, and then we'll hit the trails! Through activities, games, and an interpretive hike, we will discover what is “essential,” and how we can “leave no trace” all while exploring the wildlife around us!
 
This program will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
 
Registration is required by Thursday, May 21st. Register for this event online, or call 734-977-1553.

Nature Storytime - Squirrels!
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 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 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 celebrate our friends the squirrels. Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday and select Sunday mornings for one hour. Each session will be outdoors – so make sure to dress for the weather!
 
This event will take place at Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. 
 
Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

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