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Saturday April 26, 2014  
10:00 am Webelos Cub Scout Forester Badge Workshop
Webelos Cub Scouts can earn their Forester badge on Saturday April 26 at 10 am to 12 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. Scouts may sign up as a den or as individuals and there is a $4.50/scout fee for this program. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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7:00 pm Trees are Terrific Campfire
Where would we be without trees to add shade and beauty to our lives? Celebrate trees and all of nature this Earth Week at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday April 26 at 7 pm. Enjoy a campfire program about trees, roast marshmallows and take a guided walk. The fee for the program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the program. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Sunday April 27, 2014  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Ted Black Woods. Meet in the Van Atta Road parking lot on Sunday April 27 at 8 am. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by CAAS member, Ann Hancock. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this program. Contact the Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

Ted Black Woods (Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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3:00 pm Native Wildflower Walk
Yellow, blue, pink and white...spring wildflowers come in many brilliant colors! Walk with a naturalist on Sunday April 27 at 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township for a guided interpretive walk before these native wildflowers are gone for another year. The fee for this program is $3/person or $7/family due at the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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Tuesday April 29, 2014  
10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The next walk is Tuesday April 29, followed by walks on May 6 & June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Thursday May 1, 2014  
12:30 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Amazing Amphibians
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday May 1 at 12:30-2 pm. The theme this week is Amazing Amphibians and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. 6-week class (more)

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Friday May 2, 2014  
1:00 pm Weekday Science: Sweet on Bees
Enhance your child's science education at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township once a month through programs specifically designed to introduce and reinforce science curriculum for home-schooled children ages 5-14 years old. The next Weekday Science class, Sweet on Bees, is on Friday May 2 at 1 pm. The fee is $4/child/class or $10/child/season (3 months). Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us to register or for more information. (more)

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Saturday May 3, 2014  
9:00 am Native Plants Day
Discover the value and versatility of our native Michigan plants on Saturday May 3 at 9 am through 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township. Plants will be available to purchase, you can talk to the grower and proceeds from the sale support the Harris Nature Center. The plants are grown in Laingsburg and can be pre-ordered until April 21 or purchased on the 3rd. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions. (more)

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Sunday May 4, 2014  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Tacoma Hills Park. Meet in the Edgewood School parking lot on Sunday May 4 at 8 am. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by CAAS member, Bruce Cohen. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this program. Contact the Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

Tacoma Hills Park (Osage Street Okemos, MI)
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Tuesday May 6, 2014  
10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The next walk is Tuesday May 6, followed by a walk on June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Sunday May 11, 2014  
3:00 pm Mother's Day Wildflower Walk
Bring mom for a walk with a naturalist on Sunday May 11 at 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township for a guided interpretive walk to enjoy native wildflowers such as large-flowered trillium and jack-in-the-pulpit. The fee for this program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Thursday May 15, 2014  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Stars in the Grass
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Stars in the Grass on Thursday May 15 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Friday May 16, 2014  
9:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, May 16 at 9 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday May 17, 2014  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday May 17 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, March-November. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact them at 349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

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Sunday May 25, 2014  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Davis/Foster Preserve on Van Atta Road, north of Grand River on Sunday May 25 at . Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by naturalist, Clara Bratton. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this walk. Contact Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

Davis/Foster Preserve ( Van Atta Road Haslett, MI)
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Saturday May 31, 2014  
9:00 am Qigong for Health
Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise practice that conditions the body while quieting the mind. This brings us into balance and promotes health. A 5-week class will be held beginning Saturday May 31 at 9 am at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. The class will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Wear loose clothing for practicing outside. The fee is $40/session or drop-in for $10/class. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. Register for 5-week class or drop-in. (more)

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7:00 pm Frog Forage Campfire
Did you know that Michigan has 13 different kinds of frogs? Find out more about these interesting animals at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday May 31 at 7 pm. Enjoy a campfire program about frogs, roast marshmallows and take a guided walk to look for frogs in their native habitats. The fee for the program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the program. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Tuesday June 3, 2014  
10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The next final walk is Tuesday June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Thursday June 5, 2014  
12:30 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Incredible Insects
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday June 5 at 12:30-2 pm. The theme this week is Incredible Insects and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. 6-week class (more)

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Thursday June 12, 2014  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: An Egg is Quiet
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is An Egg is Quiet on Thursday June 12 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Friday June 13, 2014  
9:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, June 13 at 9 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Sunday June 15, 2014  
3:00 pm Insect Safari with Dad
Families will be connecting with nature on Father's Day, Sunday June 15 at 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. This is a catch and release program, so after everyone has had fun catching insects with a net and shared their catches with friends, the insects will be released. There is a $7/family fee due at the time of the program. For more information contact them at 349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Tuesday June 17, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Two-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a 2-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am-3 pm on Tue-Wed, June 17-18. Camp themes include: 'Feathery Friends' for kids entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Grossology' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade; 'Earth Friends' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather & bring sack lunch. Registrations now accepted. Two-day session $65/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Toddler Camps
Children 1-4 years, accompanied by an adult can connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. In these programs, the naturalist will facilitate activities while the child and adult participate as a team, enjoying nature activities, walks and more. The My Cub and I Nature Camp is for 1-3 year olds. Timber Tots Nature Camp is for 3-4 year olds. Camps meet at 9 am-10 am or 11 am-12 pm. Both camps have a $30 fee and meet Tuesday through Friday, June 17-20, July 15-18 or August 5-8. Held twice at 9-10 am or 11am-12pm for 4 days $30/ 4-day camp. Please pre-register. Includes camp tee shirt. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 pm. They include 'Cool Critters' on June 17-18, July 1-2 and July 31- Aug.1 and 'Nature Explorers' on June 19-20, July 9-10 and July 29-30. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Thursday June 19, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 pm. They include 'Nature Explorers' on June 19-20, July 9-10 and July 29-30 and 'Cool Critters'on July 1-2 and July 31-August 1. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted. Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Two-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a 2-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am-3pm on Thur-Fri, June 19-20. Camp themes include: 'Nature's Artists' for kids entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Nature's Artists 2' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade; 'Critter Scene Investigation' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather & bring sack lunch. Registrations now accepted Two-day session $65/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Saturday June 21, 2014  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday June 21 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, March-November. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact them at 349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

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Monday June 23, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Outdoor Adventures Camp
Every day is an adventure for children entering the 4th-6th grades when they make a connection with nature while learning survival skills such as using a compass, using a gps unit, tracking, fire building and archery at the Harris Nature Center June 23-26. Camp runs 9am-3pm Monday-Wednesday and 4-10pm on Thursday to explore the park at night, make supper and enjoy a campfire. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch the first three days. Registration is ongoing. 4pm-10pm on Thursday $125/ full 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt and Thursday night meal. Please pre-register. (more)

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Tuesday June 24, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Summer Camps
Elementary children will discover nature, animals and plants this summer at the Harris Nature Center. Children entering kindergarten-3rd grade can join a Nature Connection Camp the week of June 24-27 to explore the park, learn about animals, play games, take guided walks, create crafts and more. Camps meet Tuesday-Friday at either 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm. Children entering kindergarten-1st grade can join 'Amazing Animals' while children entering 2nd-3rd grade can join 'Things with Wings'. Held twice: 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm for 4 days $65/ 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
Preschool children will buddy up with all types of animals and connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. Children 4 and 5 years old can join the 'Fur, Feathers, Scales & Slime' Nature Connection Camp to explore the park, discover interesting animals, play games, listen to stories and make crafts. This four-day camp has a $65 fee and meets at 9 am to 12 pm, Tuesday-Friday, June 24-27 or July 22-25. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations are now being accepted. Four day session $65/ 4-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Saturday June 28, 2014  
7:00 pm What's the Buzz Campfire
Nothing says, 'Summer in Michigan' like an evening around the campfire! Enjoy one of the best parts of camping by attending the What's the Buzz Campfire and program at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday June 28 at 7 pm. There will be a program on toads, a walk and a traditional campfire treat. The fee is $3/person or $7/family, due at the time of the program. For more information, contact them at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Tuesday July 1, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 pm. They include 'Cool Critters' on July 1-2 and July 31- August 1 and 'Nature Explorers' on July 9-10 and July 29-30. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted. Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Monday, July 1. Camp themes include: 'Insect Adventures' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Animal Webs' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Rock Hounds' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Wednesday July 2, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, July 2. Camp themes include: 'Animal Seekers' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Tracks and Traces' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Wildlife Explorers' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Thursday July 3, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, July 3. Camp themes include: 'Turtle Time' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Snakes Alive!' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Wilderness Child' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Tuesday July 8, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Monday, July 8. Camp themes include: 'Insect Adventures' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Animal Webs' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Rock Hounds' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Wednesday July 9, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, July 9. Camp themes include: 'Animal Seekers' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Tracks and Traces' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Wildlife Explorers' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 noon. They include 'Nature Explorers' on July 9-10 and July 29-30 and 'Cool Critters' on July 31-August 1. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted. Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Thursday July 10, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection One-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a one-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, July 10. Camp themes include: 'Turtle Time' for children entering Kindergarten- 1st grade; 'Snakes Alive!' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade and 'Wilderness Child' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather and bring sack lunch. Registration now accepted. $32/child/camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Friday July 11, 2014  
9:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, July 11 at 9 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday July 12, 2014  
7:00 pm Thunder Moon Campfire
Nothing says, 'Summer in Michigan' like an evening around the campfire! Enjoy one of the best parts of camping by attending the Thunder Moon Campfire and program at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday July 12 at 7 pm. There will be a program on toads, a walk and a traditional campfire treat. The fee is $3/person or $7/family, due at the time of the program. For more information, contact them at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Tuesday July 15, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Summer Camps
Elementary children will discover nature, reptiles and amphibians this summer at the Harris Nature Center. Children entering kindergarten-3rd grade can join a Nature Connection Camp the week of July 15-18 to explore the park, learn about animals, play games, take guided walks, create crafts and more. Camps meet Tuesday-Friday at either 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm. Children entering kindergarten- 1st grade can join 'Wet and Wild' while children entering 2nd-3rd grade can join 'Reptiles & Amphibians. Held twice: 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm for 4 days $65/ 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Toddler Camps
Children 1-4 years, accompanied by an adult can connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. In these programs, the naturalist will facilitate activities while the child and adult participate as a team, enjoying nature activities, walks and more. The My Cub and I Nature Camp is for 1-3 year olds. Timber Tots Nature Camp is for 3-4 year olds. Camps meet at 9 am-10 am or 11 am-12 pm. Both camps have a $30 fee and meet Tuesday through Friday, July 15-18 or August 5-8. Held twice at 9-10 am or 11am-12pm for 4 days $30/ 4-day camp. Please pre-register. Includes camp tee shirt. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
Preschool children will buddy up with all bugs of all types and connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. Children 4 and 5 years old can join the 'Bug Buddies' Nature Connection Camp to explore the park, discover interesting animals, play games, listen to stories and make crafts. This four-day camp has a $65 fee and meets at 9 am to 12 noon, Tuesday through Friday, July 15-18 or August 5-8. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations are now being accepted Four day session $65/ 4-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Saturday July 19, 2014  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday July 19 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, March-November. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact them at 349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

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7:00 pm Animal Songs and Sounds Campfire
Nothing says, 'Summer in Michigan' like an evening around the campfire! Enjoy one of the best parts of camping by attending the Animal Songs and Sounds Campfire and program at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday July 19 at 7 pm. There will be a program on toads, a walk and a traditional campfire treat. The fee is $3/person or $7/family, due at the time of the program. For more information, contact them at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Tuesday July 22, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Summer Camps
Elementary children will discover nature, animals and plants this summer at the Harris Nature Center. Children entering kindergarten-3rd grade can join a Nature Connection Camp the week of July 22-25 to explore the park, learn about animals, play games, take guided walks, create crafts and more. Camps meet Tuesday-Friday at either 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm. Children entering kindergarten-1st grade can join 'Amazing Animals' while children entering 2nd-3rd grade can join 'Things with Wings'. Held twice: 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm for 4 days $65/ 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
Preschool children will buddy up with all types of animals and connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. Children 4 and 5 years old can join the 'Fur, Feathers, Scales & Slime' Nature Connection Camp to explore the park, discover interesting animals, play games, listen to stories and make crafts. This four-day camp has a $65 fee and meets at 9 am to 12 pm, Tuesday-Friday, July 22-25. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations are now being accepted. Four day session $65/ 4-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Counselor-in-Training Camp
Now older kids can have the best of two worlds. Children entering 6th-8th grade will learn to help younger campers have a good camp experience and will also hike, explore and play games with their own age group. This 4-day camp meets Tuesday-Friday July 22-25 at 9am-3pm. The fee is $125 for all four days. Participants should come dressed for weather conditions and must bring a sack lunch each day. Registrations accepted now. $125/ full 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Saturday July 26, 2014  
7:00 pm Canine Friends Campfire
Nothing says, 'Summer in Michigan' like an evening around the campfire! Enjoy one of the best parts of camping by attending the Canine Friends Campfire and program at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday July 26 at 7 pm. There will be a program on toads, a walk and a traditional campfire treat. The fee is $3/person or $7/family, due at the time of the program. For more information, contact them at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Tuesday July 29, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Two-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a 2-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am-3 pm on Tue-Wed, July 29-30. Camp themes include: 'Nature's Artists' for kids entering Kindergarten-1st grade; 'Nature's Artists 2' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade; 'Critter Scene Investigations' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather & bring sack lunch. Registrations now accepted Two-day session $65/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 noon. They include 'Nature Explorers' on July 29-30 and 'Cool Critters' on July 31-August 1. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted. Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Thursday July 31, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Two-day Camps
If your camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a 2-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am-3 pm on Thur-Fri, July 31-August 1. Camp themes include: 'Feathery Friends' for kids entering Kindergarten-1st grade; 'Grossology' for those entering 2nd-3rd grade; 'Earth Friends' for those entering 4th-6th grade. Campers should dress for the weather & bring sack lunch. Registrations now accepted Two-day session $65/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
If your preschool camper's schedule doesn't permit a week of camp, they can still connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center by participating in a two-day nature camp. The camps run from 9 am to 12 pm. They include 'Cool Critters' on July 31- August 1 and 'Nature Explorers' on July 29-30. All camps include nature activities, walks, games and crafts. The fee is $32/session. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations now being accepted. Two-day session $32/ child/ 2-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Sunday August 3, 2014  
3:00 pm Endangered Life Skills: Wildlife Identification
With technological advances in our daily lives, many once-common life skills have been lost. Among these is the ability to identify local wildlife. The Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road is here to help with that. They are holding a program on Wildlife Identification on Sunday August 3 at 3 pm. There is a $3/person or $7/family fee due at the time of the program. For information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. (more)

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Tuesday August 5, 2014  
9:00 am Nature Connection Toddler Camps
Children 1-4 years, accompanied by an adult can connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. In these programs, the naturalist will facilitate activities while the child and adult participate as a team, enjoying nature activities, walks and more. The My Cub and I Nature Camp is for 1-3 year olds. Timber Tots Nature Camp is for 3-4 year olds. Camps meet at 9 am-10 am or 11 am-12 pm. Both camps have a $30 fee and meet Tuesday through Friday August 5-8. Held twice at 9-10 am or 11am-12pm for 4 days $30/ 4-day camp. Please pre-register. Includes camp tee shirt. (more)

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 Nature Connection Preschool Camps
Preschool children will buddy up with all bugs of all types and connect with nature at the Harris Nature Center this summer. Children 4 and 5 years old can join the 'Bug Buddies' Nature Connection Camp to explore the park, discover interesting animals, play games, listen to stories and make crafts. This four-day camp has a $65 fee and meets at 9 am to 12 noon, Tuesday through Friday, August 5-8. Campers should dress for the weather. Registrations are now being accepted Four day session $65/ 4-day camp. Includes a camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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 Nature Connection Summer Camps
Elementary children will discover nature, reptiles and amphibians this summer at the Harris Nature Center. Children entering kindergarten-3rd grade can join a Nature Connection Camp the week of August 5-8 to explore the park, learn about animals, play games, take guided walks, create crafts and more. Camps meet Tuesday-Friday at either 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm. Children entering kindergarten- 1st grade can join 'Wet and Wild' while children entering 2nd-3rd grade can join 'Reptiles & Amphibians. Held twice: 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm for 4 days $65/ 4-day camp. Includes camp tee shirt. Please pre-register. (more)

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Friday August 8, 2014  
9:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, August 8 at 9 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday August 9, 2014  
7:00 pm Woodpeckers of Michigan Campfire
Nothing says, 'Summer in Michigan' like an evening around the campfire! Enjoy one of the best parts of camping by attending the Woodpeckers of Michigan Campfire and program at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday August 9 at 7 pm. There will be a program on toads, a walk and a traditional campfire treat. The fee is $3/person or $7/family, due at the time of the program. For more information, contact them at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Saturday August 16, 2014  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday August 16 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, March-November. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact them at 349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

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Thursday August 21, 2014  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Turtle Splash
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Turtle Splash on Thursday August 21 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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