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Homeschool Happenings, January 2020

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant
41402 N. 87th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85383

(602) 372-7470

Homeschool Happenings is a recurring program series. The Desert Outdoor Center is a fun, hands-on, inquiry based learning center that can enhance your family’s education by encouraging a curiosity about nature, working with scientific concepts, and inspiring an appreciation for the Sonoran desert.

Join us on January 29th for two programs, a Nature Hike and Aquatic Life.  First we head outside and hike down the Honeymoon Cove Trail, an easy 1 mile round trip hike with up and downhill sections.   Next we head inside to learn about the microscopic aquatic creatures of Lake Pleasant and observe them through microscopes!  Each program is 45 minutes with a 10 minute break in between.  Suggested ages 8 and up.

Limited space is available and pre-registration is requiredTo sign up, call us at 602-372-7470, or leave a message at 602-372-7470 Extension 206. All programs will meet at the Desert Outdoor Center, require pre-registration, and a gate code for entry.  Cost is $10 per person (children and adults). Check in begins at 2:00pm and programs start at 2:15pm.

Please note to wear shoes you can hike, bring a snack and a water bottle.  All visitors must exit the park after programs, the park closes at 4:00 pm.

*Groups larger than 15 people may call to inquire about additional dates and program options.  Additional fees may apply.

 
 
 
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