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Hands-on youth programs

PROGRAM FEE

$3.00/child
No charge for teachers/chaperones attending with youth group. We appreciate that you are providing this great opportunity for the kids to spend time in nature, thank you!

TIME

Two-hour programs that can be combined with other opportunities – hikes, exhibits, museum tours, Marsh Haven BINGO or I Spy.

SCHEDULING

Contact Marsh Haven director Renee Wahlen: director@marshhaven.org or 920.318.9518

Monarchs & Milkweed

As the Monarch Butterfly faces declining numbers, discover more about the connection between monarchs and milkweed plants, and their annual migration to Mexico. We’ll learn about the importance of pollinators through a game, how we can all help the monarch butterfly, and make milkweed seed bombs to take home

Critter Corner & Crafts

Meet the Marsh Haven animals from the Critter Corner. Learn all about birds, insects, reptiles and more. Discover how to care for these animals and participate in animal-related projects and crafts.

Nature Journaling

Use nature as your inspiration and guide to writing. Journaling can be therapeutic and fun. This hands-on program will help you get started on your journaling adventure and you will make a journal to take home.

Phenology

Learn more about the study of the timing of natural events. This hands-on program has students going out in nature learning observation skills and learning to record natural events in their own backyard, or local natural area and how to be a Citizen Scientist.

Birds of A Feather

Learn more about our local feathered friends, bird adaptation, nesting, and migration through hands-on activities. Experience an up-close look at real and mounted birds, and help monitor Marsh Haven’s nest boxes.