Coastal Studies - Summer 2020

For information and updates, please contact Ashley Gesner, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Specialist at Ashley@lloydcenter.org or at 774-628-9241.

We are excited to announce, The Lloyd Center for the Environment is adding two Bonus Weeks of summer programs!

Weeks:

Monday, August 24 - Friday, August 28

Monday, August 31 - Friday, September 4

Registration must be for the full week (Monday-Friday).

Time: 9:00 am- 2:00 pm

Our drop off and pick up times will be strictly enforced. This timing allows for proper deep cleaning and sanitizing of space and equipment.

This program will be held primarily outdoors during this time.

Ages: 6 - 9

The Bonus Weeks are open for students ages six to nine. With our health and safety policy, we are unable to register children under the age of six for our summer program Bonus Week.

Cost: Members: $300   Non-members: $350

 

BONUS WEEK FUN!

Our two Bonus Weeks will be filled with nature and science themed lessons, hands-on activities and exploration!

Students will dive into the depths of the ocean, explore the forest from a bird’s eye view, slither through leaf litter or experiment with science! Each day students will jump into new adventures that will engage them in the world around them.

 

Pre-registration is mandatory, and is first come, first served.

 

To register, Please contact Ashley Gesner at summer@lloydcenter.org or 774-628-9241

Include your name, child’s name and age, along with your contact information in the email/message.

 

Scholarships are available; please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 774-628-9241.

Member prices apply to those holding a current Family (or higher level) membership.

FRESHWATER WETLANDS

8 to 12 years old

July 13 – July 17,  Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Enjoy the various ponds, marshes, and vernal pools of our local watershed in this hands-on course. We will have fun in the mud while identifying wetland plants, and searching for the animals that call these wetlands their home. Start the summer off with an adventure!

GREEN MACHINES

8 to 12 years old

July 20 – July 24, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Are you passionate about taking care of our planet? Come join us for a week filled with conservation fun! Hunt for nature's invaders, harness the power of wind and water, and much more! Adventures to various types of habitats, designing your own wind turbine, and composting, make this program an unforgettable learning experience for future environmental scientists. Go Green!

MARINE BIOLOGY

8 to 12 years old

July 27 - July 31, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Come join us as we explore the lush local estuarine and beach ecosystems! Collect live animals from the ocean while beach-combing. Observe various adaptations coastal organisms use to survive and thrive. First-hand observation of creatures and marine fun make this program a splash!

COLD BLOODED CRUSADE

8 to 12 years old

August 3 – August 7, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Have a cool summer with cold-blooded creatures! Join the Lloyd Center staff while we hunt for herps. Learn how snakes, turtles, and frogs stay cool in the summer heat. Get hands-on with our local reptile residents and have an adventure while we search for amphibians. Get ready to explore the wild!

FOREST EXPLORERS

8 to 12 year olds

August 10 – August 14, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

What's in the woods? Join us in investigating our 82-acres that includes maritime forest. We will learn what plants make up the forest, search for insects, seek out amphibians, listen for birds, and learn which mammals call it home. Get ready for an adventure!

Please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 774-628-9241 or summer@lloydcenter.org. Member prices apply to those holding a current Family (or higher level) membership.