Avery House School’s Out Day Program [Ages 5-10]

Join us for non-school day programs designed to inspire your student through engaging activities, art and lessons based on the changes in our natural surroundings.

October 25-27, 2017: SPOOKY SPECIES In-Service Day CAMP

Crawl through spider webs, make compost soup and create fantastic bat costumes while we learn about the natural world’s decomposers, nocturnal beasts, and critters who love to live in the dark!

ages 5-10

9:00am- 3:00pm  –  $40/day

8:00-9:00am early drop off  –  $6/hr

3:00- 4:00 or 5:00pm pick up  –  $6/hr

Location: Troop 3 Cabin south of Avery House, 1970 SW Allen Street


Wednesday, October 25: Decomposition and Decay

  • Fungus, Bacteria, Invertebrates (slugs, worms, snails, millipedes, mites, sow bugs)
  • Compost Soup
  • FBI Scavenger Hunt
  • Make Slime
  • FBI Tag

Thursday, October 26: Creepy Crawlies (spiders, beetles, moths, mice, rats, skunks, opposums, raccoons)

  • Invert Hunt
  • Build a moth
  • Spider Webs
  • Ninja Beetle Relay
  • Rodent ID
  • Small Mammal Track ID
  • Insectivores

Friday, October 27: Bats and Birds (owls and bats)

  • Food Chain Bookmarks
  • Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Owl Sounds/Owl Scavenger Hunt
  • Bat Masks
  • Echolocation Game
  • Bat Bingo