PROGRAM REGISTRATION
  • Backyard Explorers, Winter Edition

    Price: $50

    (January 30th - March 2nd, 2:40 - 4 PM) This popular after-school program will again be offered during this winter for students grades 1 to 4. The students will explore, adventure, and learn about the natural world. Children will be picked up from their classes and will explore the outdoor environment at school once a week for five weeks with Ms. Haley Barber. The students will be picked up from their classes after school.

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    FULL: Grade 3: Wednesdays

  • Jr. Nature Explorers, Winter Edition

    Price: $180

    (February 7th - March 2nd) Every Tuesday and Thursday children between the ages of 5 and 7 will explore the natural world together at Fort Getty through this program for young homeschooled children. They will explore the coastline and nature trails to learn, explore, climb, build, and create! We will be observing and learning about the natural world in winter. Every week will include exploration, play, nature art, science, and craft projects. This is a 4 week program.

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    Tuesdays + Thursdays, 12 - 2 PM

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  • Home-School Explorations, Friday Sessions

    Price: $25

    Come and spend a few hours on Friday's learning and exploring hands on outside at Fort Getty! Climb rocks, learn about birds, go on a hike and more! Three-hour sessions are held from 9 am - 12 pm or 12-3 pm on Fridays. $25/person. Ages 7 - 15. Please register ahead of time (at least the day before).

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    2/10: Birding Hike at Conanicut Island Sanctuary, 12:30 - 2:30 PM

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    2/24: Winter Animal Tracking, 12 - 3 PM

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    3/3: Rock Climbing Hike at Getty, 12 - 3 PM

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  • Foraging and Cooking

    Price: $95

    This project-based program is perfect for those in grades 5-8 who are love the outdoors and food! March 20 - April 24

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    Mondays, 3:30 - 5 PM


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  • Fairy House Building

    Price: $95

    Calling all Fairy lovers! Join Haley Barber & Fiona Christie to create magical fairy houses to hide at different locations around Fort Getty! Each week we will work on creating our own beautiful fairy houses and decorations out of natural materials we gather, to prepare for our exciting event, In Pursuit of Fairies and Fantasy, on May 1st! We will create buildings, furniture, and whatever else we can dream up, and then hide them to create a community Fairy hunt for all ages! Love geo-caching? This program will be part fantasy, part creation, and ultimately lead to geocaching. March 21 - April 25

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    Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5 PM


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  • Fort Investigators

    Price: $95

    Everyone can be a leader in their own way! We will learn about different leadership styles, and how to recognize and use personal strengths to discover how you are comfortable leading. We will work as a team to solve problems, master challenges, and accomplish goals. Whether you think you???????re a great leader, still need some practice, or have no idea how, all are welcome! This program will be five weeks long. March 22 - April 26

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    Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5 PM


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  • Nature Journaling

    Price: $95

    Over the course of five weeks, participants will learn and share all about the natural world. If your child is passionate about nature - trees, creatures, birds, insects, rocks, animals, then this is the perfect program for them! We will start our first class creating a nature journal. We will practice becoming nature detectives, by learning how to discover, identify, and research the different wonders in our own backyard. Each week we will learn about a certain topic, write in or add to our nature journals, and have an opportunity for everyone to share their nature stories and passions! March 23 - April 27

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    Thursday, 3:30 - 5 PM


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  • Games at Getty

    Price: $95

    Games at Getty returns this Spring! Join us to play active games on our field at Ft. Getty! We will be leading a wide variety of fun, energetic, group games suited for children in 1st to 3rd grade, such as soccer, nuke???????em, freeze tag, gaga ball, and more! During inclement weather we will be having just as much fun under our heated tent. All your child needs to bring is warm clothes, sneakers and a water bottle. March 24 - April 28

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    Fridays, 3:30 - 5 PM


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  • Backyard Explorers

    Price: $55

    This popular after-school program will again be offered this 1st spring session for grades 1 and 2 (2nd session will be for grades 3 and 4). The students will explore, adventure, and learn about the natural world. Children will explore the outdoor environment at school once a week for five weeks with Ms. Haley Barber. The students will be picked up from their classes after school. 12 spots will be available in each group. 3/20 - 4/24 (Grade 1), 3/22 - 4/26 (Grade 2)

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    Grade 1: Mondays, 2:40 - 4 PM


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  • Home-School, ROVs & Trees

    Price: $300

    Homeschooled children in grades 3-8 are invited to come work on engineering and arborist skills with us this spring! One day a week will focus on ROV?s - how they work, the functions they can provide for scientists, and building our own ROV?s! The other day each week will be focused on trees - the parts of a tree, how to identify different trees, and, most importantly, the important functions they provide our ecosystem. 3/21 - 4/27

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    Tuesdays + Thursdays, 12:30 - 3 PM


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  • Home-School, Jr. Nature Exploration

    Price: $220

    Every Tuesday and Thursday children between the ages of 5 and 7 will explore the natural world together at Fort Getty through this program for young homeschooled children. They will visit the Fox Hill Salt Marsh, rocky shores, and nature trails to learn, explore, climb, build, and create! We will be observing the changes that happen in nature during spring as the world comes back to life. Every week will include exploration, play, nature art, science, and craft projects. 3/21 - 4/27

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    Tuesday + Thursday, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


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