OCTOBER 2015 ACTIVITIES AT THE OGDEN NATURE CENTER

The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street in Ogden, Utah.  More details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org.  

Wild Wednesdays: Owl Tales 
Wednesday, October 7, 3:45 pm
Free for Ogden Nature Center members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Are owls really wise? Get the answer to that question and many more as we meet two different Ogden Nature Center owls and decode the mysteries that surround these amazing birds.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Creatures of the Night
Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10
5 pm to 8:30 pm
$5 members/ $6 non-members
All ages (3 and under are free)
The Ogden Nature Center presents Creatures of the Night, a not-so-scary Halloween event for the whole family. 
• Learn about nocturnal creatures like owls, spiders, & bats 
• Take a crepuscular creep around the nature preserve where you’ll meet and learn from some “wild” characters
• Find your way through the Spider Web Crawl and visit the Hilarious House of Hoots
• Food vendors, carnival games, treats, music, and educational fun
No RSVP necessary. Costumes welcome! Please dress for the weather/held rain or shine. Flashlights recommended.
 
Preschool Discovery Days: Leaves and Trees 
Choose a date and time:
Tuesday, October 13 or Wednesday, October 14
9:30 am, 11 am, or 1 pm
$5 members (ask about group rates)
$6 for non-members (includes one adult)
Ages 3-5 
Discover all the things we use each day that come from trees! Read stories, play leaf games, create a leaf print to take home and explore the many ways we use trees. General admission fees apply to any additional family members in attendance.  Walk-ins will only be accepted if space is available. Classes may be canceled due to low attendance.  Call 801-621-7595 for reservations.
 
Wild Wednesdays: Batty about Bats
Wednesday, October 14, 3:45 pm
Free for Ogden Nature Center members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Utah has 18 species or kinds of bats!  Kick off the Halloween season by learning about these misunderstood and amazing flying mammals.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Scout Saturdays 
Saturday, October 17
9 am – Native vs. Invasive
10 am – Conservation
11 am – Venomous Reptiles
$5 per scout / per class
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. Have a teacher/naturalist help your scout pass off badge requirements during these 45-minute classes on Scout Saturdays. Reservation and a non-refundable deposit required. For more information on the requirements covered for each badge refer to www.ogdennaturecenter.org/education/scouting-programs.
Call 801-621-7595 for reservations.
 
Tree Tales – Cadet badge program for Girl Scouts
Saturday, October 17, from 1-4 pm
Cost: $12
Examine the Ogden Nature Center’s two tree houses then design your own. Go on a tree walk with a naturalist where you will learn to identify five different trees. Make a collage with tree parts and discuss the effects of logging, clear cutting, and deforestation on trees and their ecosystems. Finally, learn how to tend a tree as you adopt a tree either at home or in your community.  For more information and to register, please go to www.gsutah.org.
 
Wild Wednesdays: Scaly Tales
Wednesday, October 21, 3:45 pm
Free for Ogden Nature Center members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Have you ever wondered what a snake feels like?  What about a tortoise shell?  Come find out and get an up close look at the Ogden Nature Center’s resident reptiles. Learn what makes reptiles so special in the animal world. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Wild Wednesdays: Monsters in your Own Backyard
Wednesday, October 28, 3:45 pm
Free for Ogden Nature Center members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Come dressed as your favorite wild thing and discover what monsters live at the Ogden Nature Center. Learn why snakes hiss and how tarantulas move. Then test your nerve with a creepy crawly challenge. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

1total visits,1visits today

leverton

I have been involved with publishing and marketing for the past 32 years. I enjoy helping people find ways to share their voice. I have found ways to do this through the written word, articles and various media outlets. Area-Info.net is an avenue to help everyone have a voice who wants a voice. If you have questions about how you can have your voice heard, I would be happy to schedule a time to consult with you.

You May Also Like