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MOM N’ ME: NESTS AND EGGS
Parent-Child
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 10:00AM
End: 11:00AM
It’s Spring and time to think about our returning bird friends as they make nests and lay eggs. These programs are for children ages 3-5 yrs. All classes are $7 a student and siblings are $3 a student (sibling ages 1-2 yrs. or 6+ yrs.).
Contact Info: Registration is on-line only. Cut and paste the following link into a separate page: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1022361&OrgKey=2569
Age: 3-5 yrs
Cost: $7/student, siblings $3
Pre-Registration: Yes
MOM N’ ME: NESTS AND EGGS
Parent-Child
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 1:30PM
End: 2:30PM
It’s Spring and time to think about our returning bird friends as they make nests and lay eggs. These programs are for children ages 3-5 yrs. All classes are $7 a student and siblings are $3 a student (sibling ages 1-2 yrs. or 6+ yrs.).
Contact Info: Registration is on-line only. Cut and paste the following link into a separate page: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1022361&OrgKey=2569
Age: 3-5 yrs
Cost: $7/student, siblings $3
Pre-Registration: Yes
11
HOME SCHOOL: THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 9:00AM
End: 10:00AM
Students will learn about the Bay, from its hydrology to its living organisms. We’ll start with mapping and then learn about ecosystems and ecotones. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 5-7 yrs. old
Cost: $10 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
HOME SCHOOL: THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 10:30AM
End: 12:00PM
Students will learn about the Bay, from its hydrology to its living organisms. We’ll start with mapping and then learn about ecosystems and ecotones. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 8-12 yrs. old
Cost: $14 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
HOME SCHOOL: THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 1:30PM
End: 3:00PM
Students will learn about the Bay, from its hydrology to its living organisms. We’ll start with mapping and then learn about ecosystems and ecotones. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 8-12 yrs. old
Cost: $14 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
14
CANOE EXCURSION (CANCELLED)
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 9:00AM
End: 11:30AM
CANCELLED
Pre-Registration: No
18
MOM N’ ME: SEINING
Parent-Child
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 10:00AM
End: 11:00AM
Parents will don waders and go into the water for some near-shore net sampling of fish, crabs, and shrimp so that children can handle them and sort them into groups by swimmers, hoppers, and crawlers. These programs are for children ages 3-5 yrs. All classes are $7 a student and siblings are $3 a student (sibling ages 1-2 yrs. or 6+ yrs.).
Contact Info: Registration is on-line only. Cut and paste the following link into a separate page: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1022361&OrgKey=2569
Age: 3-5 yrs
Cost: $7/student, siblings $3
Pre-Registration: Yes
MOM N’ ME: SEINING
Parent-Child
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 1:30PM
End: 2:30PM
Parents will don waders and go into the water for some near-shore net sampling of fish, crabs, and shrimp so that children can handle them and sort them into groups by swimmers, hoppers, and crawlers. These programs are for children ages 3-5 yrs. All classes are $7 a student and siblings are $3 a student (sibling ages 1-2 yrs. or 6+ yrs.).
Contact Info: Registration is on-line only. Cut and paste the following link into a separate page: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1022361&OrgKey=2569
Age: 3-5 yrs
Cost: $7/student, siblings $3
Pre-Registration: Yes
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CANOE EXCURSION
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 9:00AM
End: 11:30AM
Paddle along the shores of Muddy Creek and the Rhode River to learn about one of the many tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. We’ll look for wildlife, eagles, shorebirds, reptiles, and more. This trip is designed for beginning and intermediate paddlers. Basic instruction will be given at the start of the program. Cost is $14 per adult and $7 for children 6-12 years old; limited to 16 participants. Preregistration is required.
Contact Info: http://www.doubleknot.com/openrosters/ViewActivitySpaceAvailable.asp?classificationID=16398&sf=F&orgkey=2569
Cost: $14 per adult and $7 for children 6-12 years old
Pre-Registration: Yes
CITIZEN SCIENCE: BEGINNING REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN IDENTIFICATION CLASS
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 1:00PM
End: 2:00PM
Reptiles and amphibians are good indicators of the health of our ecosystems. You have three options in this Citizen Science series. You can come to the early Identification Class to learn the basics of how to identify the different reptiles and amphibians of Maryland, you can come to the field collection and survey on the SERC property, or come for both. Long pants and hiking boots suggested. Cost for the class is $5 per person (for ages 10+). The surveying is free; both are limited to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.
Contact Info: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1112409&OrgKey=2569
Cost: $5 per person (for ages 10+)
Pre-Registration: Yes
CITIZEN SCIENCE: REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN FIELD SURVEYING AND HUNTS FOR EVERYONE
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 2:00PM
End: 4:00PM
Reptiles and amphibians are good indicators of the health of our ecosystems. You have three options in this Citizen Science series. You can come to the early Identification Class to learn the basics of how to identify the different reptiles and amphibians of Maryland, you can come to the field collection and survey on the SERC property, or come for both. Long pants and hiking boots suggested. Cost for the class is $5 per person (for ages 10+). The surveying is free; both are limited to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.
Contact Info: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1112409&OrgKey=2569
Pre-Registration: Yes
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HOME SCHOOL: BIRDS AND FLIGHT (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 9:00AM
End: 10:00AM
Explore the adaptations that make birds suited to flight, from air sac circular breathing to hollow bones and feathers. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 5-7 yrs. old
Cost: $10 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
HOME SCHOOL: BIRDS AND FLIGHT (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 10:30AM
End: 12:00PM
Explore the adaptations that make birds suited to flight, from air sac circular breathing to hollow bones and feathers. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 8-12 yrs. old
Cost: $14 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
HOME SCHOOL: BIRDS AND FLIGHT (FULL)
Home School Program
Location: Meet in Reed Classroom
Start: 1:30PM
End: 3:00PM
Explore the adaptations that make birds suited to flight, from air sac circular breathing to hollow bones and feathers. 5-7 year old classes (1 hr)- $10 per student; 8-12 year old classes (1.5 hr) $14 per student.
Contact Info: Thank you to everyone that registered for the Spring 2011 classes. All classes and age groups for the 5-12's are full with waiting lists. If you did not get into the classes you wanted please be patient, we hope to expand our home school offerings in the future. Please check SERC’s Homeschool blog at www.serchomeschool.wordpress.com for all updates.
Age: 8-12 yrs. old
Cost: $14 per student
Pre-Registration: Yes
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CITIZEN SCIENCE: BEGINNING BUTTERFLY IDENTIFICATION CLASS
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 10:00AM
End: 11:00AM
Come learn the basics, grouping and identification of butterflies in our identification class. You can stay for the collection in the field or simply come for one or the other. We’ll teach you how to group butterflies, narrow down identification, and how to use field guides. Staff from the Smithsonian Natural History Museum will join us for the field surveys as experts and to assist. Cost for the class is $8 per adult and $4 per child (for ages 10+), the surveying is free; both are limited to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.
Contact Info: http://www.doubleknot.com/Registration/CalendarDetail.asp?ActivityKey=1112410&OrgKey=2569
Cost: $8 per adult and $4 per child (for ages 10+)
Pre-Registration: Yes
CITIZEN SCIENCE: BUTTERFLY SURVEYS/COLLECTION FOR EVERYONE CANCELLED
All Ages
Location: Reed Education Center
Start: 11:00AM
End: 1:30PM
Come learn the basics, grouping and identification of butterflies in our identification class. You can stay for the collection in the field or simply come for one or the other. We’ll teach you how to group butterflies, narrow down identification, and how to use field guides. Staff from the Smithsonian Natural History Museum will join us for the field surveys as experts and to assist. Cost for the class is $8 per adult and $4 per child (for ages 10+), the surveying is free; both are limited to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.
Contact Info: CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Pre-Registration: Yes