ECO Discoverers is for children in K/1st-3rd grade. s offers a combination of hands on learning activities, exploratory play, guided nature walk, loose parts play and an art/craft project.
Our Discoverers Program will be geared towards children who are in K/1st-3rd Grade (approximate ages 6-9 yrs old). This program is optional drop off.
There are only 10 openings for this program!
Full year payment option: $270 for the year / Sibling discount $250 ($20 discount)
*A $36 discount
½ semester payment option: $136 Fall, $170 Spring / Sibling discount $126 Fall, $160 Spring
In the Fall we will be meeting at Mansel Carter Park (Queen Creek). And in the Spring we will be meeting at Gilbert Riparian Preserve. Both of these locations offer everything we need to meet our program goals.
*ECO has no affiliation with these parks and the City of Queen Creek and City of Gilbert assume no liability.
We will meet every other Thursday from 10 am -2 pm for 18 weeks. You can view the calendar here.
Each class will follow a similar format:
10 am - Nature Journaling
10:15 am - Learning Activity
11 am - Animal Highlight
11:30 am Lunch and Exploratory/Loose Parts Play
12 pm - Citizen Science and/or Hike
12:45 pm - Art/Craft Project and/or Historical/ Scientist Highlight
1:15 pm - Exploratory/Loose Parts Play
2 pm - Class Ends
Each semester we will focus on a different topic. You can view the class syllabus here.
2021-2022 class topics:
Fall - Awesome Arthropods
Spring - Flying Wild
Mrs. Kathy and Ms. Gwyn will be the ECO Steward's for this program. You can learn more about them here.