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Lyman Woods and the Belmont Prairie FAMILY PROGRAMS


NOTE: Please list the number of people in your family when you register.


Goodnight Twilight Hikes


Explore Lyman Woods at night! Hike the trails with a knowledgeable naturalist to explore the nighttime sky, search for nocturnal critters and listen to the sounds of the woods at night. End the evening sharing stories around a roaring campfire complete with marshmallow roasting! Each night will be full of new adventures, so register for all three! Age: Day:


Families SA


Topic


284001-01 Sounds After Dark 284001-02 Amazing Bats


284001-03 Nocturnal Animals Honey Harvest


Location: William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center Class #


Families Date


284002-01 9/10


Does Smokey have it wrong? How can fire be beneficial to the woods and prairie? Discover what prescribed burning is all about and how we use fire to improve our natural areas! Take a guided hike to explore previously burned areas of Lyman Woods, discover how native plants and animals are adapted to survive fire and examine tools and equipment used during burns! Age:


Friendly Flames m/M:


Families with children 5 years & up 3/8 families


Location: William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center Class #


Date 284020-01 9/17


Day SA


Time Fee 10:00 - 11:30 am $15 per family


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Improve cooperation, develop better communication skills, and practice problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills during 2-hour, half-day or full-day teambuilding workshops. Participants will leave with a sense of teamwork and accomplishment, and an understanding of


Day SA


m/M: Time


m/M: Fee:


Date 9/10 10/8


3/8 families


Location: William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center Class #


11/12


$15 per family Time


6:30 - 8:00 pm 6:30 - 8:00 pm 6:30 - 8:00 pm


Get buzzing and discover the amazing world of honeybees! Take a hike to the Lyman Woods bee hives with our beekeeper to learn all about bees, including their life cycle, their colonies and how they make honey. See firsthand how honey is extracted and have a taste of some wild Lyman Woods honey! Age:


3/8 families Fee


9:30 - 11:30 am $18 per family New!


Falling Leaves


Hit the trails at Lyman Woods to explore autumn’s colorful show on a guided hike led by a naturalist. Learn why leaves change color and fall off the trees, and observe animals preparing for the long winter ahead. Age:


Location: William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center Class #


Families m/M: 3/8 families Date


284007-01 10/15 Trim the Trees


Day SA


Time Fee 10:00 - 11:30 am $15 per family


Bring the whole family for some tree-trimming fun at Lyman Woods! We’ll learn all about winter birds while we create homemade ornaments that double as bird feeders. Afterwards, take a guided hike to explore the winter woods and decorate the evergreen trees with your handmade ornaments. Warm up indoors after your hike with hot cocoa and a winter story. Take home a winter bird feeder to decorate your own trees and attract winter birds into your yard! Age:


Families


Class #: Date 284004-01 12/17


m/M:


Please dress to go outdoors. Day SA


Time 3/8 families


Location: William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center Note:


Fee 9:30 - 11:30 am $18 per family


TEAMBUILDING WORKSHOPS AT LYMAN WOODS


how to transfer newfound or fine-tuned skills back to their work, school or personal lives.


WORKSHOPS ARE PERFECT FOR: •Corporate communication •Youth group leadership development •New hire orientation


Workshop options include traditional cooperative games and wilderness skills based challenges. For more information on teambuilding opportunities at Lyman Woods, please contact the Interpretive Center at 630.963.9388.


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