Wednesdays, June 20 and 27, July 11 and 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
or 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Each program will focus on a nature topic with hands-on
activities, stories, snacks and creative crafts.
Nature Fun Club
Tuesdays, June 12-July 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Discovery, investigation and exploration will be emphasized in
this program. Along with environmental themes, show and tell, and
projects, club members will enjoy plenty of unstructured time in
Ages 6-8: Tuesday, July 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages 9-12: Wednesday, Aug. 1; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages 13-plus: Thursday, Aug. 2; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Kids will love getting wet and muddy as they explore the banks
and depths of a nearby creek. The day’s program will start with
learning about some of the aquatic creatures participants might
encounter. Then the group will head out to the creek to see what
they can find.
Nature Art -- Caves & Clay
Thursdays, June 14 and 21, 10 a.m.-noon
Artist and educator Sandy Bales is back, this time exploring the
art of ancient caves. After studying cave art, participants will
work together to create a cave with images of their choosing. Small
clay pots will also be made and embellished with art.
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Registration forms and fee information are available online at
For more information, phone 309-874-2174 or email
Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks
Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions to
the nature center, membership and program information, visit
[Text from file received from
Sugar Grove Nature Center]