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Critters & Company Summer 2013 (Afternoons)

Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve

Critters & Company Summer 2013 (Afternoons)

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Ticket Type Remaining Price Fee Quantity
Afternoons - family with 1 child aged 3 & up attending
June 24-27, 2013
1 - 2:30 pm
13 Tickets $20.00 $0.00
Afternoons - family with 2+ children aged 3 & up attending   more info 5 Tickets $15.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Each season, we offer a series of programs designed for children aged 3-6 (the critters), and their caregivers (the company), to explore nature together. Experience the topic of the day through discovery hikes, stories, games, songs, nature art projects, and puppet shows.  The programs will be led by Nancy McIntyre, CCEP Volunteer Naturalist.

Change in Program Fee

The series fee is $20 for 1 child, or $15 per child when 2 or more children aged 3-6 years attend. This includes instruction for the seasonal series (four programs), take home discovery pages, nature art materials, and loads of fun. Younger siblings (under 3 years old) are welcome to come for free with their caregiver. Older siblings will need to purchase a ticket to attend.

Please Note: You must purchase a ticket for each attendee aged 3 and over.


Summer 2013 Topics and Dates

Summer topics we will study are: Sun│Plants│Grasshoppers│Snakes.
(Please note that some of the material is similar to our Web of Life summer camps.)

During the summer, Critters and Company is offered as a one week series, meeting for four consecutive days.  The program runs Monday - Thursday, June 24-27, and is offered in the morning at 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., or in the afternoon at 1-2:30 p.m.

Participation is limited to 16 children during each session time.


Cancellation and Reimbursement Policies

In the event you must cancel, a cancellation letter/e-mail must be submitted in writing to Jeanette Henderson, Program Manager.  Your registration fee minus a processing fee of $5 will be refunded up to one week before the start of the first program in the series. No refunds are given after that date. Please note that fees will not be reduced if you cannot attend all of the programs in a series.

In the event that there is insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances arise, Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve reserves the right to cancel.  If a series is canceled, we will refund registration fees.



Topics are dependent on weather conditions and we reserve the right to adapt them to better meet the needs of the participants.

Activities take place both outside in the Preserve and in the Bunker Interpretive Center.  Caregivers, please make sure both you and the child(ren) are dressed for the weather.  We suggest participants wear sunscreen, bug spray, and shoes appropriate for walking the trails.


Additional Questions

Contact Jeanette Henderson, Program Manager, at (616) 526-7601 or preserve@calvin.edu.

Have questions about Critters & Company Summer 2013 (Afternoons)? Contact Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve


Bunker Interpretive Center
1750 East Beltline Avenue Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Critters & Company Summer 2013 (Afternoons)
Grand Rapids, MI Events Travel & Outdoor

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