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March 2017
$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

March 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Super Soils!

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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It’s spring and there will be mud (but we call it soil)! There’s so much more to it than just dirt! Did you know Wisconsin has a state soil?! We’ll learn all about soil, make some soil art, dig in the dirt and explore. Continue reading

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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Wetland Wakeup

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Become a wetland ecologist for the day! We’ll visit the pond and marsh to listen closely for croaks, chirps, trills, and whistles of frogs and toads to learn how to identify them. We’ll also bird watch with binoculars and try to find some spring migrants, peek in the pond to see what creatures have emerged, and explore all areas wet and muddy in this “ribbiting” investigation! Continue reading

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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: G.O.A.T. Day!

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Not the farm animal kind of goats, but an acronym for Greatest Of All Time! This day will be the culmination of our week and we’ll do all our ALNC favorites. From fort building and pond exploration to willow adventures and nature games, this day will have it all! Continue reading

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April 2017
$8/child

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs from 11am-12pm and 4-5:30pm on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in conjunction with the “Eco Play Day” Vacation Day. You may drop off/pick up at any point within those time periods.
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$8/child

Vacation Day Add-On: Lunch Bunch

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This lunch bunch session runs from 12-1pm on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in conjunction with the “Eco Play Day” Vacation Day. Please send your child with a sack lunch.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Exploring Ecosystems

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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How can so many animals share one tree? Does the forest get crowded with all those birds and squirrels? We will learn about the many different animals that call Wisconsin home. From the prairie to the pond to the forest, we will learn about the different ecosystems and all the animals that can be found there. Continue reading

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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$100/child for AM and PM; $40/child AM only; $60/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day Package

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This package option is for extended day programming that runs before standard programming from (NEW!) 8:00-9am and 4-5:30pm after standard programming for all five days April 10th-April 14th.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Earth & Beyond

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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How do you organize space party? You planet! Space is an exciting place and we’ll spend our day launching into all sorts of astronomical knowledge through games and out-of-this-world experiments. From planets to meteors, we’ll come home revolving with excitement about our planet and the space that surrounds it. Continue reading

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$265/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: MMSD Spring Break Package (April 10-14)

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Save and sign up for the whole week of spring break (Monday, April 10th- Friday, April 14th; 9am-4pm each day). Continue reading

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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Spring Fling

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Celebrate the return of spring! We will search for signs of spring while having a spring scavenger hunt to celebrate the re-awakening of the earth after a long winter. Make a mud painting, plant a seed, search for spring animals and make your own bird nest! Continue reading

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$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
Continue reading

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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Super Soils!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

It’s spring and there will be mud (but we call it soil)! There’s so much more to it than just dirt! Did you know Wisconsin has a state soil?! We’ll learn all about soil, make some soil art, dig in the dirt and explore. Continue reading

Find out more »
$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
Continue reading

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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Wetland Wakeup

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

Become a wetland ecologist for the day! We’ll visit the pond and marsh to listen closely for croaks, chirps, trills, and whistles of frogs and toads to learn how to identify them. We’ll also bird watch with binoculars and try to find some spring migrants, peek in the pond to see what creatures have emerged, and explore all areas wet and muddy in this “ribbiting” investigation! Continue reading

Find out more »
$20/child for AM and PM; $8/child AM only; $12/child PM only

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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This extended day session runs before programming from 8:00-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods.
Continue reading

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$55/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Eco Play Day!

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Aldo Leopold was well known for his “land ethic,” and teaching about the importance of caring for the outdoors. We will learn how we can help nature and work on some projects, such as filling bird feeders, checking on bluebird boxes, and picking up litter. Continue reading

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