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Holiday Break Camp

Registration for this camp is not open

    Course Dates & Times Price Member Price
Young Explorers
4-5 years (grades PreK-K)
PENGUIN PLAY
Minnesota can often feel like the Antarctic in the winter, so let’s enjoy the season like the penguins do! We’ll learn about our flightless friends through penguin themed games, stories, and plenty of time spent outside getting our penguin on.
December 29-31
9am-noon
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00
Young Explorers
4-5 years (grades PreK-K)
WINTER WANDERIN'
The frozen streams, the deep woods, and the snowy hills will provide us with the perfect canvas for exploring Hartley’s winter wonderland. We will balance out our loads of outside adventures with some cozy story time inside to warm up our toes!
December 29-31
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00
Junior Naturalists
6-7 years (grades 1-2)
NORTHWOODS NAVIGATORS
Take part in winter adventures and activities like learning a new way to travel through the snow. We will explore the woods, our northern climate and more. There is always something to be discovered, no matter the season or the weather!
December 29-31
9am-noon
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00
Junior Naturalists
6-7 years (grades 1-2)
FROSTY FOREST FRIENDS
It might seem cold and empty, but look closer and you’ll see that the winter woods are full of activity. Through games, stories, and play we’ll explore the mysterious lives of those feathered and furry friends who brave it out through the long winter.
December 29-31
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00
Bushwhackers
8-9 years (grades 3-4)
WINTER CAMPING EXTRAVAGANZA
Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! We’ll learn different fire building techniques and build several survival shelters as well as a good old fashioned snow fort. Experience a hands-on approach to learning how to set up a winter campsite, cook your own food and play some fun winter games.
December 29-31
9am-noon
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00
Bushwhackers
8-9 years (grades 3-4)
ADVENTURES & ART
If you like exploring in the outdoors and showing your creative side, join us for winter adventures and art! We’ll scavenge the Hartley woods for materials and inspiration, build some snow sculptures and make plenty of projects.
December 29-31
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$75.00 $57.00

Winter Break Camp

Registration for this camp is not open

    Course Dates & Times Price Member Price
Young Explorers
4-5 years (grades PreK-K)
WHOOO'S IN THE WOODS
Each day we will focus on an animal that makes Minnesota their winter home. We will learn a little about the animal before going outside to play games that will help us better understand our forest friends. Indoor activities include crafts & stories.
February 16-20
9am-noon
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00
Young Explorers
4-5 years (grades PreK-K)
SNO-VENTURE!
We will be on an adventure this week exploring in the snow! We will learn all about unique winter survival techniques of animals and how to make snow fun to play and live in.
February 16-20
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00
Junior Naturalists
6-7 years (grades 1-2)
ARCTIC ADVENTURERS
Have you ever heard of Ann Bancroft? Or how about Shackleton? We will learn about these arctic explorers and others who have traveled to the coolest places on our planet, then go on some adventures of our own. Through teamwork and survival skills we will successfully explore Hartley park during our "arctic" season!
February 16-20
9am-noon
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00
Junior Naturalists
6-7 years (grades 1-2)
WINTER ART & LEGENDS
With winter legends, stories about the cold, and lots of snowy crafts, we will get our creative icicles growing with a week of listening, crafting and playing outside!
February 16-20
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00
Bushwhackers
8-9 years (grades 3-4)
SNOWY SCIENTISTS
Ever wonder about winter weather or how snowflakes are made? Why does ice crack or frogs survive by being frozen? This camp will explore these and many other questions as we search for the answers while enjoying the snow in the park.
February 16-20
9am-noon
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00
Bushwhackers
8-9 years (grades 3-4)
FROZEN FORT
People and animals in cold climates have come up with some pretty clever ways of staying warm. Campers will learn about some of their strategies to find inspiration for a week’s worth of fort building. By the end of the week, we’ll hopefully have a snowy fortress with space for everyone (and maybe some hot cocoa, too)!
February 16-20
1-4 pm
12 seats open
$125.00 $95.00

Hartley Homeschool

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    Course Dates & Times Price Member Price
Young Explorers
4-5 years (grades PreK-K)
Preschool Porcupines
Preschool Porcupines develop their sense of wonder for the natural world through sensory experiences outdoors. Age appropriate activities, stories, and songs compliment the monthly theme.
Sept. 18 - May 21
9-11 am
1 seats open
Sept. 18 - May 21
1-3 pm
Section full
$139.00 $93.00
Junior Naturalists
6-7 years (grades 1-2)
Rambling Raccoons
Rambling Raccoons spend their monthly visits building understanding and appreciation for nature through activities, hikes and crafts.
Sept. 18 - May 21
9-11 am
Section full
Sept. 18 - May 21
1-3 pm
4 seats open
$139.00 $93.00
Bushwhackers
8-9 years (grades 3-4)
Bushwhackers
Bushwhackers concentrate on ecological concepts, ethics and outdoor skills. Classes also contain community building, teamwork elements and traditional natural history skills.
Sept. 18 - May 21
9-11 am
3 seats open
Sept. 18 - May 21
1-3 pm
4 seats open
$139.00 $93.00
Outdoor Adventurers
10-12 years (grades 5-6)
Nature Scientists
Nature Scientists will dig deeper into science by using scientific methods, monitoring and collected data to study a variety of ecosystems and biota.
Sept. 18 - May 21
9-11 am
7 seats open
Sept. 18 - May 21
1-3 pm
6 seats open
$139.00 $93.00

Hartley Nature Center

3001 Woodland Ave
Duluth, MN 55803
218-724-6735

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