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Wood Lake Nature Center's Fall/Winter Programs

Post Date:11/08/2018

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Wood Lake Nature Center Winter Programs
Things don't slow down at Wood Lake when the weather gets colder...we're busy as ever, celebrating winter! Check out one of Wood Lake Nature Center's events in the late fall and winter.  Register online for Nature Adventurers (ages 3-5), Canvas & Cocoa, and Winter Break Kids Camps (Grades K-6).  Most Sunday Specials do not require pre-registration.  See registration links below for each program/event.


Nature Adventurers (Adult/Child Pre-School Program)
Young explorers (ages 3-5) accompanied by an adult will have an exciting time exploring a different natural topic each visit. Enjoy stories, crafts, hands-on activities, snack, and outdoor discovery time. Online registration and prepayment required. $10/child. 

Time to Sleep
Tuesday, November 20, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday, November 21, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE

Winter Birds
Tuesday, December 4, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday, December 5, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE

Storybook Hike: Three Snow Bears
Tuesday, December 18, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday, December 19, 10:00-11:30 am  REGISTER ONLINE

Winter Break Kids Camps
Arctic Adventures (K-2nd Grade)  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday-Friday, December 26-28, 9:00-11:30 am, $52

Outdoor Winter Survival (3rd-6th Grade)  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday-Friday, December 26-28, 9:00-11:30 am, $52

Winter Fiesta! (6-12 years)  REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday, December 26, 1:00-4:00 pm, $22

Candlelight & Ice: Wood Lake New Year's Eve Event
Monday, December 31, 5:00-9:00 pm
$5/person (free for FOWL members)
No pre-registration required
Not a member of Wood Lake?  Join (or renew) online!
Make this your New Year’s Eve tradition; celebrate the new year at Wood Lake with family and friends!  Follow hundreds of candle-lit luminaries on a walking trail through cattails and trees while keeping a lookout for deer, coyote, and owls. Roast marshmallows over a crackling fire, warm up inside with hot cocoa, make a craft, play a game, and enjoy the brisk winter evening. No pre-registration required.

Sunday Specials
No pre-registration required unless indicated below.  Not a Friends of Wood Lake Member?  Become one online!

Nature Play (limit 15)  Pre-registration required. 
Sunday, November 11, 1:00-4:00 pm, $22/person   REGISTER ONLINE
Drop off your child (ages 6-12) for a fun-filled afternoon of nature activities.  Children will enjoy fort building, crafts, games, and more.  The class will have time to warm up to stories and snacks around the fireplace.

Wildlife Safari (limit 20)
Sunday, November 18, 3:00-4:30 pm
$3/person (free for FOWL members)

Family Fantastic Fort Fun (limit 25)
Sunday, November 25, 3:00-4:30 pm
$3/person (free for FOWL members)

Canvas and Cocoa (limit 25)  Pre-registration required
Sunday, December 2, $15/person (all ages 10+)
1:00-2:00 pm  REGISTER ONLINE
2:00-3:00 pm  REGISTER ONLINE
Enjoy hot cocoa while painting an adorable snowman canvas print with step-by-step instruction from Wine and Canvas Minneapolis.  All participants will bring home their unique canvas, which makes for a fun holiday gift.  Ages 10 and up.

Rolled Beeswax Candles (limit 40)
Sunday, December 9, 1:00-2:00 pm, 2:00-3:00 pm, 3:00-4:00 pm
$3/person (free for FOWL members)+$2/candle

Garlands and Gifts (limit 30)  Pre-registration required. 
Sunday, December 16, 1:00-4:00  REGISTER ONLINE
$5/person ($3 for FOWL members)

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