Owl Week Pics

Owls were the featured topic during Winter Break last week. Each day participants received two informational owl cards along with word searches, crosswords, and coloring sheets. A different craft program was presented each day. 2/20 – Great Horned Owl & Long-eared Owl with cricut owl craft & scratch art, 2/21 – Barred Owl & Barn Owl with tree owl and tissue paper owl crafts, 2/22 – Snowy Owl and Short-eared Owl with wooden standing owl and paper roll owl crafts, 2/23 – Eastern Screech Owl and Northern Saw-whet Owl with mosaic sticker owl craft.


Today’s Hikes

The hikes are on today at the Nature Preserve – Tracking at 10am and Owl walk at 6pm.

Owl Walk

Due to ice at the Nature Preserve, the Owl Walk tonight has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 18 at 6-8pm. Hope to see you then and listen to owls talking!

Winter Programs

Please visit our page under Calendar to see our winter programs. Registration is required for all Winter Break programs in February.

The Owl Walk was scheduled for this Saturday, January 27, but has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 18 due to the ice currently at the Nature Preserve.

When in Rome

Our participants at our Ancient Rome after-school class on November 29th had a good time and we even learned a fact or two!

Our last class Ancient America is today but registration is closed.

Stay tune for the start up of our Travel the Globe classes beginning in February 2018!






Ancient Egyptians

Our Ancient Egypt class was well-received. Here are our Egyptians. If you would like to sign up for the next ancient civilizations class, Ancient India on October 18, please call the museum by October 14.


Here are our Mesopotamia attendees. We had a great time with awesome students. The next program is Ancient Egypt on October 4 from 3:30-4:30pm. If you want to walk like an Egyptian, register your child by September 30.

5th History Fair Forts & Battles

Saturday, September 30 – 10am to 4pm at Hartford Central Schools, Hartford NY


We will be closing on Saturday, September 2nd in celebration of Labor Day which is really Monday.

Enjoy your day!

Ancient Civilizations

A new type of after-school discovery program is coming this fall. Culture meets Natural History at the Pember. We’ll be studying ancient civilizations and creating an interactive notebook for each participant. We start at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Here’s our timeline:

9/20 – Ancient Mesopotamia (See page under Calendar for a few photos)

10/4 – Ancient Egypt

10/18 – Ancient India

11/1 – Ancient China

11/15 – Ancient Greece

11/29 – Ancient Rome

12/13 – Ancient America

This class will be for 1st-3rd graders. Older children can attend. Registration required by September 15th. A “fuzzy buddy” award will be given to each participant who attends a program. Our after-school program is free.

Here’a a sneak peak of the cover page to our interactive notebook. More photos might be forthcoming as I work through the programs.

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