About the Homeschool Enrichment Series

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SLNC’s Homeschool Enrichment Series is an option for families who take a different approach to educating their children (ages 5-14).  Our 6-week program provides an opportunity for children to get hands-on experience within the STEM disciplines, without the formal constraints.  Each of the lessons are developed with the PA Standard Aligned System (SAS) in mind and ensure that children will excel in all settings.

There are three session per year: Fall, Winter, and Spring, and the topics covered are relevant to each season. We enjoy all types of weather at SLNC and will encourage your children to feel the same way.  It is important to make sure that your child dresses for the weather and is always prepared to get dirty!

The program is a drop-off program run by our environmental educators.  We encourage parents to minimize interactions with the class in order to reduce distractions.  Parents are not required to stay on site, but are welcome to hike the trails on their own during this time.

**Please note that a portion of the class will be indoors. All students will be required to wear masks while they are indoors. The majority of class will be outdoors, where masks will be optional**

Fall 2021 

Wednesday Session Dates –

10:30am to 12:00pm (AM Class) or 1:30pm-3:00pm (PM Class)

10/6/21- Parks and Land Conservation- AM / Sustainable Energy and Renewable Resources PM

10/13/21- Moss, Lichens, and Primary Succession AM / Magnolia Lake Study PM

10/20/21- Signs of Fall AM / Secondary Succession and Natural Disasters PM

10/27/21- Riparian Buffers and Bank Erosion AM / Wild life Corridors PM

11/3/21- Tail Camera Survey AM / Citizen Science PM

11/10/21- All about Turkeys AM / Night Life at SLNC PM

 

Pricing for Fall 2021:

Entire 6-week Session- $80/member; $100/non-members

 

Refund Policy:

Cancellations more than 7 days before class will receive a 50% refund.  Cancellations less than 7 days before class will not receive a refund.  There are no refunds for no-shows.  If Silver Lake Nature Center cancels a full refund will be issued.

 

For more information, please contact Summer Camp Director, Cameron Calista at 267-880-5024 or

v-cecalista@buckscounty.org.