Discovery Days – Great Escapes!
A literary escape into the Gardens!
$10 per class. $55 all classes. 1 parent free per child. 10 a.m. – noon
Your child will discover nature’s joy in a whole new way with each week’s literary escape into the Gardens – all while playing outside and making new friends! We’ll take some of our favorite books outside and watch the words leap right off of the page as we explore new worlds together! Each week will feature a new book as we take a playful and informal approach to reading and nature appreciation – sure to uncover new treasures or reinvent old favorites. Readers of any level can participate whole-heartedly in all activities. Program is designed for children ages 6-12.
July 11: Holes by Louis Sacchar
July 18: The Missing Gator of Gumbo Limbo by Jean Craighead George
July 25: The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnet
August 1: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
August 8: Hoot by Carl Hiassen
August 15: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Each program begins and ends at the Olmsted House with activities taking place outside in the Gardens. Parents are welcome to join their children as they participate in each program. A light snack and beverage will be provided (please bring a reusable water bottle). Please bring sun protection and a raincoat or umbrella.