Woodlands Nature Station will celebrate Home School Month in April with programming and activities. Friends of Land Between the Lakes Executive Director Aviva Yasgur is featured in photo.

Calling all home educating families! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to visit Woodlands Nature Station during April and use the outdoors as your classroom.

You can pick up a “Nature Discovery Activity Book” at Nature Station and use it to guide you through a variety of exploration activities that will help you learn about nature through all sorts of subjects! Books and activities are available at Nature Station daily from 10am-5pm.

Take advantage of special programs specifically geared for homeschoolers scheduled several times a week throughout the month. Stick around for our daily Afternoon Animal Encounters at 3:30pm and Parade of Raptors at 4:30pm.

If you complete your activity book and attend at least two programs at Nature Station during April, you can earn your official Nature Discovery patch and certificate!

The 7th annual Homeschoolers Day at Nature Station will be Friday, April 26. This year’s theme is Mission: Earth! STEAM inspired lessons in science, English, art and math, combined with nature fun, with highlight the day.

Featured Homeschooler Programs:

• Tuesday, April 2 – 11am – Fossil Discovery and Craft
• Thursday, April 4 – 11am – Pioneer Skills: Natural Shelters, Edible Plants and More
• Monday, April 8 – 11am – Iron Furnace History Walk
• Wednesday, April 10 – 1-4pm – Be a Zookeeper (Reservations required. Call 270.924.2020.)
• Sunday, April 14 – 1pm-4pm – Be a Zookeeper: Master Class (Reservations required. Call 270.924.2020.)
• Tuesday, April 16 – 11am – Owl Pellet Dissection Lab
• Thursday, April 18 – 11am – Homegrown Naturalists
• Saturday, April 20 – 11am – What’s in a Name? Safari: Learning Animal Names in Different Languages
• Sunday, April 21 – 2pm – The Habits of Rabbits
• Monday, April 22 – 11am – Purple Martin Science Lab
• Wednesday, April 24 – 11am – Pond Prowl and Exploration
• Friday, April 26 – 10am-3pm – 7th Annual Homeschoolers Day at the Nature Station: Mission: Earth!
• Saturday, April 27 – 11am-12pm- Birding for Kids
• Sunday, April 28 – 2pm – Cats vs. Dogs
• Tuesday, April 30 – 1-4pm – Be a Zookeeper (Reservations required. Call 270.924.2020.)

Fourth grade students can go to https://everykidinapark.gov/, get their free Every Kid in a Park pass, and get their family in for free. For more information, call the Nature Station at 270.924.2299.

About the Friends of Land Between the Lakes

Land Between The Lakes Association (Friends of Land Between the Lakes) is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to work with public and private stakeholders to educate, improve, promote, conserve and provide stewardship for the Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. More information is available at www.friendsoflbl.org. It is supported through business and personal memberships, gift shop sales and other contributions.

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