Maritime Gloucester invites kids in grades 2-5 to a vacation week session about the structures and their limits - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! What's the biggest structure you can build using toothpicks and styrofoam? Can you construct a sturdy fort from newspaper? What's the heaviest thing a bendy straw structure can support?
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about seals and marine mammals - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Is a seahorse is a fish? How does a seadragon hide? What seahorse-like creature lives in Gloucester Harbor?
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session where they'll make their own stiock puppet aquariums - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Kids create their own felt aquarium! Children will learn about marine environments as they make an ocean backdrop full of sand and seaweed.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in grades 2-5 to a vacation week session to make their own permanent sandcastles - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Sandcastles are always fun to build, but they disappear with the change of the tide. During this fun activity, you can make a permanent sandcastle without even going to the beach!
Lights, Camera, Nature! is a nature filmmaking class for kids ages 9-12! We will venture into the nearby wilds with a professional naturalist and a local filmmaker. Kids will explore the wildlife and capture the action on their cameras. When finished with shooting they will work in a small team to craft a fun story, then use simple editing software to create and edit their movie.
Join watercolorist Brenda Sloane in a monthly program that combines nature and art. We will start with a walk on the sanctuary to observe the topic of the month. We will then return to the Nature Center to create a follow-up work of art.
The Amesbury Public Library invites parents to a three session workshop focusing on the goals and needs of a developing teen, fostering cooperation and responsibility, setting limits and problem solving. Registration is required. When you register for one program you are registered for all three sessions. Contact Margie Walker.
The Amesbury Public Library invites teens and their parents to college application workshop presented by local Attorney Priscilla Arnott. This presentation is focused on the admission process, school visits, how to apply and more. Start planning today and get a head start on your strategies for finding the best schools to fit your goals. Register online or contact Margie Walker at the library.
The Amesbury Public Library invites tweens and teens in grades 7-12 to a henna tattoo workshop with artist Mandy Roberge. Get ready for Anime Boston with a perfect temporary tattoo. Bring your own design, or pick one of the many that Mandy has on hand. You won't want to miss the fun! No registration required! Contact Margie Walker for more info.
Working alongside staff, teens (ages 13-17) will learn how to produce maple syrup from tap to bottle, and everything in between at Appleton Farms in Ipswich! This volunteer service learning program is FREE, pre-registration required. Space is limited.