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TACO Week: Nature Play Day

We are celebrating TACO (Take A Child Outside) Week by offering a Nature Play Day! Meet us at our Nature PlaySpace for a morning of fun activities and outdoor play!   This is a FREE event and will last from 10AM - 2PM. Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Ages 2 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Owl Safari - Fall 2021

Join us as we search for the elusive Barred Owl. We will introduce raptors, visit our Birds of Prey exhibit, and then take a truck ride to search for these nocturnal creatures!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Fall Break

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – Friday, October 15, 2021, 9:00 PM. JCC.

Advising for Spring 2022 – New & Returning Students

October 18 - December 16. Monday, October 18, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. JCC.

Howell Woods 2021 Fall Day Camp

Join us as we offer an outdoor day camp full of fun and adventure! This one-day camp will include games, activities, and more based on local wildlife and having fun outside!   This camp is for ages 8-12 years old and and will be based on JCPS 2021-2022 school calendar.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Monday, October 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Fall Leaves

Join us as we celebrate the fall season! We will discuss why leaves change color, some common species, and then go on a leaf hunt to make leaf sculptures and art with!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Owl Safari - Fall 2021

Join us as we search for the elusive Barred Owl. We will introduce raptors, visit our Birds of Prey exhibit, and then take a truck ride to search for these nocturnal creatures!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Spring 2022 Priority Registration and Payment

November 1 - December 16. Monday, November 1, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. JCC.

Howell Woods 2021 Fall Day Camp

Join us as we offer an outdoor day camp full of fun and adventure! This one-day camp will include games, activities, and more based on local wildlife and having fun outside!   This camp is for ages 8-12 years old and and will be based on JCPS 2021-2022 school calendar.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

ecoEXPLORE: Mammalogy Badge

Are you new to ecoEXPLORE? Join us as we learn more about this new citizen science initiative, how to participate, and work towards your first badge on mammals!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Saturday, November 13, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Owl Safari - Fall 2021

Join us as we search for the elusive Barred Owl. We will introduce raptors, visit our Birds of Prey exhibit, and then take a truck ride to search for these nocturnal creatures!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Thanksgiving Holiday for Students

Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 8:00 AM – Friday, November 26, 2021, 9:00 PM. JCC.

Intro To Feeder Watch

Come learn about Feeder Watch, a citizen science project that collects data on winter birds. This will help you identify winter species and collect data for researchers and scientists.   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Saturday, December 4, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Spring 2022 Priority Application Deadline

Monday, December 6, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. JCC.

Last Day of Classes

Friday, December 10, 2021, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM. JCC.

Owl Safari - Fall 2021

Join us as we search for the elusive Barred Owl. We will introduce raptors, visit our Birds of Prey exhibit, and then take a truck ride to search for these nocturnal creatures!   Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant.  Please visit our website for more info and to register. Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.