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Audubon Community Nature Center
The holiday break can be hectic, and sometimes a getaway for the kids can be good for everyone.
The Audubon Community Nature Center is inviting kids to come and play and learn for a day during the school vacation.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, kids from Pre-K through Grade 7 can experience the fun of summer day camp with a winter twist.
Time will be spent enjoying the outdoors, learning about nature, playing, and meeting or spending time with friends. There will also be inside camp games and songs.
Children need to bring a non-refrigerated lunch, a snack, a water bottle, and a complete change of clothes. Be sure to dress for being outside, with an extra pair of gloves, boots, and snowpants if possible.
Cost for the day is $30 or $25 for Friends of the Nature Center. Additional siblings receive a $5 discount.
Enrollment is limited. Paid reservations are required by Tuesday, December 27. To register, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or click through “Holiday Camp” at www.auduboncnc.org/publicprograms.
Nature Center education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.
Audubon Community Nature Center is at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, New York, and Warren, Pennsylvania. To learn more, call (716) 569-2345 or visit auduboncnc.org.
Winter hours for the Nature Center and its Blue Heron Gift Shop are 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. The building will be closed December 24 and 25 and January 1. Bald Eagle viewing and trails to walk, snowshoe or cross country ski are open dawn to dusk daily.
Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.