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Summer Program Brochure 2017

 

River Rats

(Ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult)
Join WRWA this summer at the beach, for children ages 3-6. Each session will feature an hour at the beach during which participants will listen for shore birds, use nets to catch fish and crabs and explore the sand for hidden creatures. Hands-on investigations, activities, games and crafts will help participants learn about animals at the beach.

Cost: $10 members/ $12 nonmembers
Time: 10AM to 11AM
Dates:   Wednesdays (at Gooseberry Island)-      8/16
Thursdays (at Cherry and Webb Beach, parking pass required) –  7/6    8/17

Coastal Explorers

(Ages 7-9)

Discover the wildlife in our coastal waters in this hands-on, science day program. We’ll use a seine net to catch critters, complete scavenger hunts, hike through the dunes, play some nature games on the beach, and create crafts from natural objects.

Cost: $170 members/$210 nonmembers
Time: Monday through Friday 9am to 1pm
Dates:              7/10 – 7/14             7/24- 7/28

River Edventurers

(Ages 9-11)

Head out on WRWA’s Skiff Water watcher to explore the Westport River by boat. We will tow a plankton net, pull up crab pots and observe osprey nests. Participant will also have the chance to look inside a skate to find out how they survive this marine habitat.

Cost: $190members and $230nonmembers
Time: Monday through Friday 9am to 1pm
Dates:             7/17-7/21            7/31-8/4

Watershed Explorers

(Ages 12-16)

Your child will explore the Westport River watershed and beyond in this program specially designed for the young outdoor enthusiasts. Through hikes on land and kayaking on the water, we will see many sections of our local rivers. We will spend 3 days kayaking with Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures.

Cost: $360 members and $400 nonmembers
Time:  Monday through Friday 9am-2pm 
Date:                     8/7-8/11