Haigh Elementary School

UM-Dearborn Young Naturalist Program

UM-Dearborn Young Naturalist Program to start soon!

9-12 year-olds who enjoy exploring nature join their peers in this once-a-month, 9 month program offered at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center (EIC). Outdoor session topics include Pond Study, Insects and Spiders, Maple Syrup Science, Owl Prowl, Spring Wildflowers, Birds, and Frogs and Toads. Participants are expected to attend most if not all of the monthly sessions. A $70 program fee covers the cost of all field equipment including a field pack and field guides to various plants and animals.

Program session dates (Saturdays 9:30AM-12PM): October 8; December 3; January 7; February 18; March 4; April 22; May 6; June 3. The owl prowl session will take place from 6-9PM on Friday, November 4.

The registration deadline is October 5. To register your child for the program, go to https://umdearborn.edu/eic/education/naturalist.htmlFor additional information, please contact Rick Simek, the EIC Program Supervisor, at (313) 583-6371.