Lori Whalen
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Science Explorers Camp at Environmental Nature Center

June 26, 2017 at 9am to August 7, 2017 at 3pm
Explore Newport's Back Bay with the ENC staff at Science Explorers Camp this summer! Campers will enjoy quality science education in an outdoor, hands-on setting while having fun adventures! Based at the Newport Back Bay Science Center, ENC Science Explorers emphasizes experiential learning for campers entering 4th through 6th grade. Campers will spend most of their time outside, immersed in marine environments making scientific observations using tools like binoculars, magnifying lenses, and…See More
Jun 1
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Reading in the Redwoods at Environmental Nature Center

May 28, 2017 from 9am to 11:30am
Join ENC Naturalist Valerie Bain on May 28 for a “Tree Hug Hike” out to the Redwood Forest. As your family relaxes on blankets under our tallest trees, Valerie will read "The Raft" by Jim LaMarche, the story of a boy who visits his grandmother over the summer and unexpectedly comes across a raft. Little does he know, the adventure the raft takes him on will lead him to appreciate the natural wonders in life and the people that surround him. After the reading, children and their adults will…See More
May 16
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Order of the Raven – ENC at Environmental Nature Center

June 26, 2017 at 9am to July 7, 2017 at 3pm
The Order of the Raven is an eight day experience designed for students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Under the guidance of our Head Bird, the Ravens will challenge themselves, explore new ideas, and learn skills that will help them soar into adolescence with confidence.Each day, Ravens will have the chance to practice useful life skills in a safe, cooperative environment. From tracking to fire making to writing excellent thank-you notes, we focus on establishing independence in the…See More
Apr 13
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Children's Art Showcase at Environmental Nature Center

May 7, 2017 from 10am to 2pm
Young people ages 4 – 18 will have the opportunity to exhibit their “Climate” art at the Environmental Nature Center’s Spring Faire on May 7, 2017. Art must explore Climate Change and its impacts on plants, oceans, forests, desserts, water and anything and everything in between. Art may be dropped off between Friday April 22 and Sunday, April 30 between 8 AM and 4 PM at the front desk of the Environmental Nature Center.For more information visit …See More
Mar 19
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Spring Break Camp –– ENC at Environmental Nature Center

April 10, 2017 at 9am to April 13, 2017 at 3pm
Explore nature with the ENC during spring break this year by joining us for camp!Each day, campers will be divided into small groups by age, and rotate between three Camp Teachers. Each group will explore different themes throughout the day and participate in exciting, fun, age appropriate activities.Half and full day camps are available for children in kindergarten through 6th grade.Full Day Camp: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Half Day Camp: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Register now at …See More
Feb 23
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Wolves, Coyotes and Wildife at Environmental Nature Center

January 26, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Skie Bender of Wolf Haven International will present “Wolves, Coyotes and Willdife!” an education program that takes a close look at the differences and similarities between wolf and coyote biology, behavior, social structure, historical and current ranges, and ecosystem roles. How do our domesticated dogs compare and contrast to these wild canids? The program focuses on resources that facilitate peaceful coexistence.Wolf Haven International, a nonprofit sanctuary for captive-born wolves,…See More
Dec 14, 2016
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Reading in the Redwoods at Environmental Nature Center

January 15, 2017 from 9:30am to 11am
Join us for a light breakfast before taking a “Tree Hug Hike” out to the Redwood Forest with our Executive Director Bo Glover and Naturalist Valerie Bain. Bo will perform a few Magic Tricks & read The Lorax. Afterward have some hands-on fun along the trail, creating bark rubbings and tossing seed balls, then make a recycled newspaper pot and plant a native seed to take home! Parents remain with children at all times. All ages welcome. $10 per child ($5 for members). No charge for adults.…See More
Dec 9, 2016
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Winter Nature Camp at Environmental Nature Center

December 26, 2016 at 9am to December 29, 2016 at 3pm
The ENC has offered Nature Camps since 1977! We provide quality science education in an outdoor setting. Our campers learn while adventuring! ENC Nature Camps emphasize experiential learning. Campers spend time outdoors observing Nature up close. Educational concepts are introduced in a fun environment. Campers make crafts, play games and participate in hands-on activities. Each day, campers (divided into small groups by age) will rotate between our fabulous Camp Teachers, where they will…See More
Nov 11, 2016
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Drum Circle (families) at Environmental Nature Center

August 27, 2015 from 7pm to 8pm
As the sun is setting, gather around the campfire. Surround yourself with trees and living things, and listen to the sounds of daytime Nature going to sleep as the nocturnal denizens of the Nature Center awake. As stars begin to appear in the night sky we’ll light the campfire and the drumming will begin. Our Circle is a fun entry-level learning experience that is accessible to anyone who wants to participate. Drum Circle participants express themselves collectively by using percussion to…See More
May 22, 2015
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