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Trekkers & Explorers Afterschool Program (Fall 2023)

September 19, 2023 @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Tuesdays, September 19 – December 12 | 12 weeks | (Thanksgiving Break 11/21)
3 – 5:30 PM
Cost: $540, paid in full or in installments. Financial support available.
Explorers: Ages 6 – 8 |
Trekkers: Ages 9 – 13

Let your kids be kids at NBNC. Our Explorers and Trekkers programs offer kids time to explore the woods and fields, play stealth and awareness games, and learn outdoor skills with their peers.

Explorers (6-8 years old) are playful adventurers. One week your child might forage for wild edibles and cook over an open fire, while the next week might find them deep in the woods, building shelters.

Trekkers (9-13 years old) adopt an off-trail mentality, using the local landscape to push their limits while practicing outdoor living skills such as tracking and fire-starting.

Both age groups focus on learning by doing, using all five senses. Thoughtful and loosely directed play in the woods helps kids develop a sense of place while unwinding with a peer group. Through cooperative games, exploration of various habitats, and team-building challenge projects, Trekkers and Explorers build a communal love for the outdoors, making NBNC the place to be after school!

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September 19, 2023
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602