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Audubon Community Nature Center
Kids can kick off their winter break with time spent in the great outdoors at Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC).
Spaces are filling up fast for two February Camps for ages 4 – 12 on Monday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 22, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Even now, life is starting to stir and getting prepared for spring.
Kids can play in the snow, build with ice, experiment with materials to stay warm, and search for the plants and animals starting to brave the cold and get a jump-start on spring. A day at Audubon is always full of fun and learning, discoveries and adventures.
Children need to dress for the weather and have extra clothing and winter gear for outside activities. They also need a packed lunch and snack that do not need to be refrigerated.
Cost for the day is $48 for ages 4 – 12 or $36 for Nature Center member children. Additional siblings receive a $5 discount.
Enrollment is limited. Paid reservations are required by Thursday, February 16, for the Monday, February 20 camp and by Monday, February 20, for the Wednesday, February 22 camp. For more information and to register, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or go to AudubonCNC.org and click through “Programs and Events.”
Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. You can visit the nearly 600-acre nature preserve, check in on the live birds of prey, and hike, snowshoe or cross country ski over five miles of trails dawn until dusk daily for free.
The three-story Nature Center building houses interactive displays, a collection of live animals including the Hellbender exhibit, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Visitors are welcome Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1 – 4:30 p.m. Nature Center members and SNAP/EBT cardholders have free building admission daily. Building admission is also free every Sunday for non-Nature Center members.
To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook, or visit AudubonCNC.org.
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.