Family Fun Programs, November thru February

The Friends of Five Rivers is offering “Family Fun Programs” November, 2019 through February, 2020 at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center.

To apply please complete, print and mail this registration form.

WHO: Programs are for adults with their pre-school children.

WHAT: Adults (parent, grandparent, or guardian) and children (ages 2-4) together will take part in exploring the natural world during different seasons of the year. Each 1 ½ hour session will begin with the sharing of a story book on a nature topic. Participants will take part in an outdoor activity that is suggested by the book. After their guided walk, they will return indoors to take part in a craft or take-home project.

WHEN: Each session will take place over 3 weeks. Participants may come either on Tuesday or on Wednesday. (Both days will be identical. Please commit to either Tuesday or Wednesday.) Lessons run from 10:00 to 11:30 am. You may sign up for one or for all four seasonal sessions. Here are the dates for the coming sessions:

Late Fall Session
Nov 5 or 6
Nov 12 or 13
Nov 19 or 20
Early Winter Session
Dec 3 or 4
Dec 10 or 11
Dec 17 or 18

Winter Session
Jan 14 or 15
Jan 21 or 22
Jan 28 or 29
Late Winter Session
Feb 4 or 5
Feb 11 or 12
Feb 25 or 26

Participants will receive an e-mail prior to each week's lesson on the topic that will be explored. The e-mails will be a reminder and a picture clue of that week's adventure.

COST: 3 week Session
FFR Member Rate: Basic session fee = $25 + Material fee per child per session of $10
Non-Member Rate: Basic session fee = $35 + Material fee per child per session of $10

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Joanne Macklin, Executive Director at (518)475-0295 or email .

Register early as this program fills quickly!