The Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is Celebrating 20 Years of Connecting Kids to the Nature of Fun

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC. 

The Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is Celebrating 20 Years of Connecting Kids to the Nature of Fun

This spring you have the opportunity to introduce your little ones to nature! Children, ages 2-10, and accompanying adults are invited to learn about nature in a fun, social setting, through hikes, crafts and animal encounters. 

Spring registration is now open!

Trail Time For Toddlers at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

Who :: Ages: 2-5 with accompanying adult

What :: Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through trail walksBluebonnet Swamp Nature Center and themed indoor and out-door activities. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the swamp, arts and crafts, storytelling, animal encounters and healthy snacks. Themes change from week to week, and none are repeated within a calendar year.

When :: Participants sign up for a month at a time and can choose to attend the Wednesday or Thursday session. Special weekend sessions may be scheduled to accommodate working parents; contact staff for more information. Registration for each month begins on the first of the month prior.

Dates & Times

Wednesday: March 8, 15, 22, 29 / April 5, 12, 19, 26 / May 3, 10

Thursday: March 9, 16, 23, 30 / April 6, 13, 20, 27 / May 4, 11

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Where :: The Bluebonnet Swamp Education Building

How Much :: $30 per month (four sessions) per child for EBR Parish residents (May + Nov. are half sessions at $15)

$36 per month (four sessions) per child for out-of-parish residents (May + Nov. are half sessions at $18)

Registration is required. (Max-15 children)

To register visit Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center or register online at webtrac.brec.org

 

Swamp School at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center 

Who :: Ages: 6-10 with accompanying adult

What :: Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we will explore the outdoors, do arts and crafts, meet interesting animals and have healthy snacks. This is a perfect opportunity for home-school parents to supplement their science education curricula in a natural setting.

When :: The program is held twice a month and themes change each class. Registration for each month begins on the first of the month prior.

Dates & Times

March 14 + 28 / April 11 + 25 / May 9

2-4 p.m.

Where :: Bluebonnet Swamp Education Building

How Much :: $15 per month (two sessions) per child for EBR parish residents (May + Nov. are half sessions at $7.50)

$18 per month (two sessions) per child for out-of-parish residents (May + Nov. are half sessions at $7.50)

Registration is required. (Max – 15 children)

To register visit Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center or register online at webtrac.brec.org

 

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