Grownup & Me Nature Explorer Club @ Newport Rec. Center

Grown-up & Me Nature Explorer Club at the Newport Recreation Center!

Grown-up and Me Nature Explorer Club is designed to support the unique developmental needs of children and provide opportunities to practice school ready skills through outdoor exploration and discovery.
Instructor: McKenzie Purdom has been in the early childhood education field for over 15 years and has a strong passion for nature in early education.
All Explorer Club activities will begin at the Clubhouse at Frank Wade Park unless otherwise noted. Advanced registration and an engaged adult is required. Sign up at the Newport Rec. Center. 

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Grownup & Me Nature Explorer Club Fall Session

Grownup & Me Nature Explorer Club is designed to support the unique developmental needs of children ages 2-5 and provide opportunities to practice school ready skills through outdoor exploration and discovery.

Dates: Friday October 5, November 2, & December 7.

Times: 10-11:30 am

Cost: $20 per family. An engaged adult is required.

Space is limited. A 48 hour advanced registration is required.

 

Grownup & Me Nature Explorer Club Harvest Party

Join us for a family friendly fall celebration for all ages. Make festive art, go on a scavenger hunt to find the hidden pumpkins, play fun games, and paint a pumpkin to take home!

Dates: Saturday, October 27

Times: 3-5 pm

Cost: $20 per family. An engaged adult is required.

Space is limited. A 48 hour advanced registration is required.

PAST EVENTS
New Year Celebration

Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:30-11:30 am

Cost: $5 with donation of canned food.

Advanced Registration Required

Kick off the New Year exploring nature together!

Discover the wonders of our Oregon coast and create special memories. Take a peek at native plants and uncover how animals use them. Info about future Nature Explorer Club activities will be available.

 

Forest, Creeks & Sea

Dates: Jan 16 & 17, 23 & 24, 30 & 31 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays)

Times: 9:30-11:30 am

Cost: $35 per day or $140 for the entire 3 week session/per child

Advanced Registration Required

Explore the Forest, Creeks, & Sea in this 3 week hands-on program for preschoolers and their grownups. Outdoor exploration field trips are included in this program.

Valentine’s Celebration

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 9:30-11:30 am
Cost: $5 with donation of canned food
Advanced Registration Required
Celebrate Valentine’s Day together with a unique twist. Make festive art, discover how nature can teach us how to love ourselves and others, and go on a scavenger hunt to find the hidden hearts! Info about future Nature Explorer Club activities will be available.

Fantastic Forests

Dates: Feb 20 & 21, 27 & 28, March 6 & 7 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
Times: 9:30-11:30 am
Cost: $35 per day or $140 for the whole 3 week session
Advanced Registration Required
Explore beneath the branches of our local Fantastic Forests in this 3 week hands-on program for preschoolers and their grownups. Outdoor exploration field trips are included in this program.

Spring Session

Dates: the 1st, 3rd, & 4th Wednesdays and 2nd Fridays of April & May 2018. (April 4, 13, 18, 25, May 2, 11, 16, & 23)

Times: 10-11:30 am

Cost: $180 for the entire spring session per child or $35 per day/ per child. Engaged adult is required at no additional cost. Advanced registration required.

Grownup and Me Nature Explorer Club is designed to support the unique developmental needs of children ages 2-5 and provide opportunities to practice school ready skills through outdoor exploration and discovery.

 

See the Activity Guide for other exciting activities offered through the Npt Rec Center: http://www.newportoregon.gov/dept/par/rec/documents/Winter_2018.pdf