Clubs for families, teens, and tweens

Family "together time" clubs and series

Enjoy time together with your family in nature with family-friendly outdoor activities. Parents must accompany children.

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Learn from conservation experts how to attract more wildlife and build better habitat during Thursday evening indoor presentations. Then, head outdoors to explore local natural areas during conservation-focused activities on Saturday morning field trips. Led by Ian Stewart

Building Better Homes for Birds-
How to utilize nesting structures and habitat improvements to attract more backyard birds.
Presentation: Thursday, March 9th 7 to 8:30pm
Field Trip: Saturday, March 11th 9:00am to Noon

Members: $15, Others: $20
03/09/2017 - 03/09/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 12+
Conservation, Series
W17018AS
Learn about maple sugaring and work with your teammate to create a maple-icious dish to share using maple syrup and mystery ingredients. Suitable for cooks ages 5+ with adult. Led by Judy Montgomery

Sunday, March 19, 1 - 3 pm
Members: $15 per team of 2, Others: $20 per team of 2
Meets at Ashland Nature Center Lodge, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
03/19/2017 - 03/19/2017
1:00PM - 3:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 5+
Cooking, Series
W17060AS
Learn from conservation experts how to attract more wildlife and build better habitat during Thursday evening indoor presentations. Then, head outdoors to explore local natural areas during conservation-focused activities on Saturday morning field trips. Led by Derek Stoner

Planting Trees and Shrubs-
How to select, plant the best variety of native trees and shrubs in a landscape.
Presentation: Thursday March 30th 7 to 8:30pm
Field Trip: Saturday, April 1 9:00am to Noon

Members: $15, Others: $20
03/30/2017 - 03/30/2017
9:00AM - 4:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 12+
Conservation, Series
W17019AS
Hike to watch honey bees in action, then create a sweet surprise to share using local honey & mystery ingredients. Suitable for cooks ages 5+ with adult. Led by Judy Montgomery

Sunday, April 2, 1 - 3 pm
Members: $15 per team of 2, Others: $20 per team of 2
Meets at Ashland Nature Center Lodge, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/02/2017 - 04/02/2017
1:00PM - 3:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 5+
Cooking, Series
W17062AS
Be amazed at our local beauty and wildlife in this photo presentation. You'll be creating your own weekend and day trips after you get a glimpse of the nearby Ricketts Glen, Bomby, and Prime Hook, Susquehanna State Park, and Kilfor Falls! See Bald Eagles, Tundra Swans, turtles, owls and much moreLed by Joseph Flowers

Wednesday, April 5, 7 - 8 pm
Members: $10 household, Others: $15 household
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/05/2017 - 04/05/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family
Photography, Series
W17066AS
Take a journey north with us to experience icebergs, Humpback Whales and a fabulous diversity of wildlife in this photo presentation. Puffin, boreal songbirds and Gannett colonies among the fog and rocky cliffs. Led by Jim White

Thursday, April 6, 7 - 8 pm
Members: $10 household, Others: $15 household
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/06/2017 - 04/06/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family
Photography, Series
W17070AS
DNS explorers have been busy searching for wildlife and wild places. Come and enjoy their incredible photos and hear about their adventures. Led by Joe Sebastiani

Wednesday, April 12, 7 - 8 pm
Members: $10 household, Others: $15 household
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/12/2017 - 04/12/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family
Photography, Series
W17067AS
Learn from conservation experts how to attract more wildlife and build better habitat during Thursday evening indoor presentations. Then, head outdoors to explore local natural areas during conservation-focused activities on Saturday morning field trips. Led by Jim White

Helping Hand for Herps-
How to improve habitat for native frogs, toads, salamanders, and more.
Presentation:Thursday, April 20th 7 to 8:30pm
Field Trip: Saturday, April 22nd 9:00am to Noon

Members: $15, Others: $20
04/20/2017 - 04/20/2017
9:00AM - 4:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 12+
Conservation, Series
W17020AS
Explore a rich cloud forest, Caribbean and Pacific coastal plains and the southern Osa lowlands in this photo presentation. See the venomous Fer-de-lance and Eyelash Vipers, Basilisks and Iguana, and birds galore! Led by Derek Stoner and Judy Montgomery

Thursday, April 20, 7 - 8 pm
Members: $10 household, Others: $15 household
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/20/2017 - 04/20/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family
Photography, Series
W17068AS
Gather edible plants with your teammate from Ashland's forest and create delicious treats for all! Suitable for cooks ages 5+ with adult. Led by Judy Montgomery

Sunday, April 30, 1 - 3 pm
Members: $15 per team of 2, Others: $20 per team of 2
Meets at Ashland Nature Center Lodge, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/30/2017 - 04/30/2017
1:00PM - 3:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Family 5+
Cooking, Series
W17063AS
Fridays: May 5, 12, 19, and 26

Fridays in May are full of fun for your favorite little ladybug, butterfly, fairy, gnome or wood sprite! Come dressed for an enchanted afternoon of hidden treasures, crafts, music and fairy-tale fun. Led by Judy Montgomery

Members: $15 per session per household, Others: $22 per session per household
05/05/2017 - 05/26/2017
at: Ashland
age: Family
Crafts,Series
U17063AS
Sundays, May 7, June 11, July 23, August 13, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join fellow archery enthusiasts and challenge yourself to improve during these 5 instructional sessions. Try to hit a moving target and play archery golf. All archery equipment is provided or bring your own. Instruction is by certified shooting sports instructors. Led by Rob Yacucci

Members: $60, Others: $80 for all four sessions
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
05/07/2017 - 08/13/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family (10+)
Target Sports, series
U17158CF
Saturday, July 22, 10:30am - 1:30 pm

Learn how to canoe or improve your paddling skills while taking in the beautiful Riverfront view. Become an expert on preparing for a paddle and travel down the river learning paddling techniques as you go. Watch for herons, beavers, bald eagles and more. Adult participation required. Led by Tracy Lea-Dorsey and Steven Mousley

Members: $15, Others: $20
Meets at DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-1490
07/22/2017 - 07/22/2017
10:30AM - 1:30PM
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family 8+
Water, Canoe/Kayaking, series
U17260DC

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