Huey has a brand new friend! Introducing Sammy the Squirrel to the Huey’s Hideaway. Special thanks to  People’s Choice Credit Union  for their  Character Sponsorship  Visit  Sammy the Squirrel    @SammyatPeoplesChoice    on Facebook to learn more!

Huey has a brand new friend! Introducing Sammy the Squirrel to the Huey’s Hideaway. Special thanks to People’s Choice Credit Union for their Character Sponsorship Visit Sammy the Squirrel @SammyatPeoplesChoice on Facebook to learn more!

Summer Hours: Starting June 1st - Aug 31st

Mon: 9-1pm

Tues: 9-1pm

Wed: Closed

Thurs: 9-3

Fri: 9-5

Sat: 9-5

Sun: 12-4

 

Meet Miss Rodeo

July 19th 10 am

ALL AGES

Photos and Autographs with Miss Rodeo


 

Weekly Programming:The Weekly Hoot

nature-ranger.png
 

Fridays 10 am July 5th- Aug 30th

Geared for Pre-K-4th grade

Come and explore and learn with a lesson/snack/craft/story built around nature and the outdoors.

What is Nature Rangers?

A group that gathers Friday mornings, throughout July & August, from 10am-11am to learn and explore things that deal with nature.

What will we learn about at Nature Rangers?

Throughout eight weeks we are going to learn about; nature, insects, birds, trees, animals.

What other types of things will we do during this hour period?

We will be sharing a snack, reading a story, and preparing a craft or small project.

What should I bring to Nature Rangers club?

We may or may not, depending on weather, be going outside during this period of time so a jacket or sweatshirt if you feel it is necessary. We may get dirty while we are exploring or doing our craft so wear appropriate clothing. Bring your imagination and your listening ears!

July 12th- Kick-off event

  • Decorate your own canvas backpack

  • Receive supplies for club

  • Assemble our observation journals

  • Snack and Story

July 19th-Let's learn about Insects!

  • Let's find some bugs

  • Make some observations about our bugs

  • Bug Craft

  • Snack & story

July 26th-Birds, Birds, Birds

  • Lesson about birds

  • Observations about our feathered friends

  • Birdseed craft

  • Story & Snack

Aug 2nd-What’s up tree?

  • Parts of a tree

  • Observations on trees

  • Let's build a tree

  • Snack & Story

Aug 9th-Woodland Animals

  • What type of animals live around here?

  • Animal observations

  • Woodland creature puppets

  • Snack & Story

Aug 16th-Lets get dirty

  • Soil- What is it?

  • Soil Observations

  • Sediment Jars

  • Snack & Story

Aug 23-A Journey Through Nature

  • A collection of nature

  • Observation of our collections

  • Journey Sticks

  • Snack and story

Aug 30th-Celebration of Nature

  • What is nature to you?

  • Observations of your favorite part of nature

  • Memory book craft

  • Snack & Story


Green Handed Gardeners

Green Handed Gardeners

Thursdays 10 am July 11th-29th

Geared for pre-K-4th grade

Come and grow a garden with us and learn through tending plants/crafts/snacks/stories built around farm-fresh food.


What is Green Handed Gardeners?

A group that gathers Thursday mornings throughout July and August, 10am-11am, to learn and explore how to grow and tend to things that grow.


What will we Learn about at Green Handed Gardeners?

Throughout eight weeks we will learn about how plants grow, plant parts, planting, weeding, and harvesting of our gardens here at the Children’s Museum.


What other types of things will we do during this hour period?

Our time together will usually include: a lesson, crafts, snack and story.


What should I bring to Green Handed Gardeners?

During our time together we'll be exploring plants and outdoors with our hands and feet. Please wear appropriate clothing that can get dirty. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring your listening ears and imaginations!



July 11th- Kick off Event

Decorate your gardening Apron

Receive your supplies for Club

Decorate your Observation Journals

Snack & Story


July 18th- What is a Plant

Learn about the parts of a plant

Make observations about plant parts

Parts of a plant Picture

Snack & Story



July 26th-Plants that Grow

How does a plant grow? Start our greenhouses

Make observations about our seeds

Mini Plant Book

Snack & Story



Aug 1st-Roots

What are roots? What do they do?

Make observations of roots

Root craft

Snack & Story



Aug 8th-Suns out

Plants need the sun

Observation of plants with and without sun

Craft

Snack & Story



Aug 15th- Pollination

The what and who of pollination

Observation of pollinators

Craft

Snack & Story



Aug 22nd- Harvest

What is harvesting?

Observations of harvest

Edible harvested craft

Story



Aug 29-Celebration of Gardeners

Wrap up of what we learned

Observation of your favorite part of Green Handed Gardeners

Memory book craft

Snack & Story

 
Special Thanks to the Zuleger Family & We Grow, LLC for making this possible!

Special Thanks to the Zuleger Family & We Grow, LLC for making this possible!