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Summer Bayventure Jr.: Nuts About Nature

Great Bay Discovery Center

89 Depot Road
Greenland, NH

Phone: (603) 778-0015
Website: Click to Visit

Jr. Bayventures programs are for children entering grades 1st-4th in the fall of 2019. Call (603) 778-0015 or email beth.heckman@wildlife.nh.gov to register.

Each Bayventure program is $15 for Great Bay Stewards members or $20 per program for non-members. The camper to staff ratio is a maximum of 6:1.

Jr. Bayventure programs are held on Fridays from 9:30-12:00.
Sign up for one or the super summer series of six.

July 12
Wonders at the Waterfront
Join us to discover the thrill of splashing around at mid-tid in the Great Bay. Catch silversides or mummichogs in your net or baby horseshoe crabs or mudsnails in a seine. Make a flounder beanbag to take home.

JULY 19
Nuts About Nature
How observant are you of nature? Let’s take a peek at the little things that might pass you by and discover how to awaken all of your senses in the great outdoors. Make a gingerbread fort to take home.

July 26
Eelgrass, Eelgrass Everywhere
Did you know eelgrass beds are the most abundant habitat type in Great Bay? This flowering plant provides an ideal place for many animals to hide. We’ll make a pipefish craft to take home and put on an “eelgrass theater” presentation at the end of the program for parents to watch.

August 2
Mystery on Great Bay
Join us for a morning of mystery indoor and outdoor games and activities. If you like surprises, or even if you don’t, you will be sure to have a super day near Great Bay! Make a mystery craft to take home.

AUGUST 9
I Want to Be a Lobsterman
People who lobster, work on research vessels or patrol the waters all need to know how to get around Great Bay. What does it take to pilot the Bay? We will discover the tools of the trade, learn basic chart skills and build our own model boats to float.

August 16th
The Great Bay Escape
Join us for a morning of puzzles and mind teasers. Have you been to an escape room? Work together to escape from our Great Bay Special Collections Room by learning about the Bounty of the Bay. Create your own minute-to-win-it game to take home and challenge your family.

Friday, 19 July, 2019

Contact:

Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$15/$20

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