Nature

Nature - Summertastic! Texoma Youth Guide

Nature

Dinosaur George comes to Van Alstyne
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AddressLocation

Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W. Cooper Street
Van Alstyne, Texas 75495

CalendarTime

Aug. 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm through Aug. 1, 2014 at 08:00 pm

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Dinosaur George Blasing is a self-taught paleontologist and animal behaviorist with more than 35 years of study and research. Blasing is a public speaker, writer and television personality who has performed live to over 2 million people and has lectured in more than 2800 museums, schools, and public events. He is the writer, co-creator, and host of Jurassic Fight Club on The History Channel. Friday, August 1 he brings his fun and educational program to the Van Alstyne Public Library at 6:00pm.

CostCost

$0.00

AgesAges

All ages

ContactContact

Tracy Luscombe
(903)482-5991

Farm Day
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AddressLocation

661 FM 1553
Bonham, Texas 75418

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Jun. 2, 2014 through Aug. 1, 2014

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We offer educational Farm day tours throughout the summer months where kids (and adults) can learn about farm animals and gardens. They can pet and play with all the cute little critters. Pony rides available those days at extra charge. Check website for dates.

CostCost

$5.00

AgesAges

0-100

ContactContact

Krista Aguilar
(214)681-1306

Ropes Course Adventure
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Heard Natural Science Museum Ropes Course
McKinney, Texas 75069

CalendarTime

Jul. 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm through Jul. 6, 2014 at 04:00 pm

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Experience an exciting ropes course program. The ropes course usually requires a group (of 10 or more) in order to participate. On this day, however, individuals or groups may experience our challenging ropes course! Participate in 3 High Rope Elements at least once (possibly more as time allows): Team Power Pole, Bessie's Tree Climb, and an exciting chance to soar down 500 ft long zip line. Plus, enjoy low ropes elements. Repeats May 4 and September 7.

DeadlineRegister By

Jul. 6, 2014

CostCost

$35.00

AgesAges

Ages 8-9 and up

ContactContact

Jim Parry
(972)562-5566

Youth FIRST
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AddressLocation

6465 Refuge Rd
Sherman, Texas 75092

CalendarTime

Jun. 7, 2014 at 10:00 am through Jun. 7, 2014 at 11:30 am

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Free nature program with hand-on activities for children at Hagerman NWR; ages 6 and under must be accompanied by responsible adult. Our topic for June 7 will be Good Bugs/Bad Bugs! Register online at www.friendsofhagerman.com/Activities or call the Refuge

DeadlineRegister By

Jun. 5, 2014

CostCost

$0.00

AgesAges

4 - 12

ContactContact

Friends of Hagerman
(903)786-2826

Youth FIRST
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AddressLocation

6465 Refuge Rd
Sherman, Texas 75092

CalendarTime

Aug. 2, 2014 at 10:00 am through Aug. 2, 2014 at 11:30 am

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Free nature program with hand-on activities for children at Hagerman NWR; ages 6 and under must be accompanied by responsible adult. Our topic for August is TBD. Register online at www.friendsofhagerman.com/Activities or call the Refuge

DeadlineRegister By

Jul. 31, 2014

CostCost

$0.00

AgesAges

4 - 12

ContactContact

Friends of Hagerman
(903)786-2826

Youth Ropes Course Adventure
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AddressLocation

1 Nature Place - Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
McKinney, Texas 75069

CalendarTime

Jun. 10, 2014 at 10:00 am through Jun. 10, 2014 at 02:00 pm

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Kids ages 9 through 14 will have the opportunity to help plan their own ropes course adventure! This program will allow adventuresome participants to choose from several of the low and high ropes course elements…including the widely-popular zip line. Kids are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Preregistration required. Repeats July 11.

DeadlineRegister By

Jun. 9, 2014

CostCost

$45.00

AgesAges

9-15

ContactContact

Jim Parry
(972)562-5566