The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation is pleased to present our environmental education classes for homeschool students.  The classes will have a different topic each week, and the curriculum is designed to meet the Wisconsin State Science Standards.

The parent or guardian will need to drop off their child(ren) at the shelter building at Triangle Hill. The minimum number of students registered for a class must be 5 or the class will be canceled and fees will be refunded or transferred to another class of your choice.

If you plan on your child staying for both programs, there will be a $5 lunch care fee for the hour lunch in between programs. Lunch will be outside weather permitting. Baird Creek Preservation Foundation does not provide food so please pack a nut-free lunch.

We ask that we are notified at least three days in advance if you need to cancel or reschedule. In the case that there are weather conditions that will impede on the safety of students and our staff, we will notify you of cancellations as soon as possible and you will be fully refunded or rescheduled.

 

To register for any class, please visit our Events Page!

 

UPCOMING classes and dates for Fall 2021 are as follows:

 

November 16  – Owl Prowl (K-5th)

9:00 – 11:30am

Students will learn all about our feathered friends that call Wisconsin home. We will talk about their adaptations and why they are one of the most skilled predators! We will complete a craft and search for signs of these skilled feathered friends in the Greenway! Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

November 16 – Fall Gym (K-5th) Repeat class but students can sign up for both!

12:30 – 3:00pm

This is a student led exploration class all about movement and fun in Baird Creek! We will explore all of our favorite places and play games that demonstrate how the animals that live in our Greenway move about. If there is snow on the ground we will bring out the sleds and have a blast exploring all of the hills! Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

November 17  – Signs of Colder Weather (K-5th)

9:00 – 11:30am

Students will be exposed to terms that encompass signs of colder weather coming to Baird Creek and what that means for our species here. They will participate in an interactive game as they hike to four different ecosystems, learning about the Baird Creek species that hibernate along the way. Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class. $15 per student.

 

December 7  – Bird Search

9:00 – 11:30am

Students will learn all about the birds that call Baird Creek home! They will learn about their adaptations and how they interact with other animals at Baird Creek. We will have some fun activities to learn more about them and we will go on a hike in search of our feathered friends!  Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

December 7 – Nature Discovery Hike

12:30 – 3:00pm

Students will embark on a hike through the trails at Baird Creek. We will explore all of our favorite places at Baird Creek and different exercises will be incorporated as students learn about a variety of things animals do that count as exercise all while they hike and move through woods, the creek, the prairie, and more! Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

December 14 – Survival Skills

9:00 – 11:30 am

An ode to our Eco-survivor class! We talk about the basic survival skills if you were to find yourself stranded in the wilderness and how you may adapt them in the colder weather as well as other skills that are necessary for the cold that are not an issue the rest of the year! Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

December 14 – Hibernation

12:30 – 3:00pm

Students will be exposed to terms that encompass the topic of hibernation. They will participate in an interactive game as they hike to four different ecosystems, learning about the Baird Creek species that hibernate along the way.  Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

December 21 – Winter Weather

9:00 – 11:30 am

This class will discover all the elements of winter as well as do some experiments to understand why, what, and how. It will encompass art projects in the snow and with snow if we have some on the ground for class. Kiddos will learn about the three main types of clouds and how winter weather affects animals and what we can do to help. Open to grades K-5.

 

December 21 – Winter Gym (Last Class of 2021)

12:30 – 3:00 pm

This is a student led exploration class all about movement and fun in Baird Creek! We will explore all of our favorite places and play games that demonstrate how the animals that live in our Greenway move about. If there is snow on the ground we will bring out the sleds and have a blast exploring all of the hills! Grade levels K-5 are invited to attend this class.  $15 per student.

 

To register for any class, please visit our Events Page!

 

If you have any questions or would like to be added to our homeschool email list to get updates about classes added to the schedule, please feel free to email our educator at lexi@bairdcreek.org