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October 2018
$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Operation Migration

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Many animals migrate with the change of seasons and fall is a great time to catch these animals in the act! We’ll learn all about fall migrators, learn how they know how to find their destination and when to leave.  We’ll also learn about other animals that hibernate or adapt in other ways to prepare for the upcoming winter. Continue reading

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$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Apple Science

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Apples today keep the no-school blues away! Come join us for a smorgasbord of science featuring a favorite fall fruit. We’ll learn how to use a cider press and make our own cider, explore different types of apples, bake an apple snack, dissect an apple, make apple art and learn about physics and reactions with apple eruptions! Continue reading

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November 2018
$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Blowing in the Wind

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Fall breezes are here bringing cooler weather and tossing colorful leaves all around ALNC! We will spend the day observing our fall weather with meteorological tools, crafting art from fallen leaves, creating our very own pinwheels, collecting native seeds to scatter across our prairie, and much more! Continue reading

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$26/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Blowing in the Wind (MMSD Early Release)

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Fall breezes are here bringing cooler weather and tossing colorful leaves all around ALNC! We will spend the day observing our fall weather with meteorological tools, crafting art from fallen leaves, creating our very own pinwheels, collecting native seeds to scatter across our prairie, and much more! Continue reading

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$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Cozy Hidey Homes

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Hideaway with us for the day as we learn about where animals go to stay warm, safe, and sound! We will be out exploring ALNC looking for various animals’ homes, playing camouflage games, learning about hibernation, and enjoying a special ‘Rotting Log’ puppet show. Continue reading

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$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: Gobble Gobble

November 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Calling all Jakes and Jennys! Come join us for a very “fowl” morning of fun as we learn all about turkeys. Learn how (and why) they to gobble, explore the habit and habitats of wild turkey, and how to identify turkey scat through fun games, crafts and outdoor explorations. Continue reading

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