West Chester Township recently announced the dates for 2012 sessions of its Nature Basket and the WOLF programs. Each program is geared to teaching children about nature and the environment.
The West Chester Nature Basket program is for children, ages 3-to-5, and their adult companions. Each Nature Basket session, which begins at 10:30 a.m., includes a story, a talk about seasonal nature and a craft.
Upcoming dates for the Nature Basket program are May 9, June 6, Aug. 15, Sept. 12 and Oct. 15 at the Keehner Park owl shelter; Nov. 14 at the Keehner Park log cabin; and Dec. 12 at the Station Road Schoolhouse.
Meanwhile, the WOLF (World of Land, Forest and Friends) program is offered each summer for children ages 4-to-14 and focuses attention on a specific topic related to nature and the environment.
Session dates for this summer are June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18 in the deer shelter at Keehner Park.
Registration is required for all nature programs. To register, call 513-759-7312 or e-mail email@example.com and leave your name, home phone number and the number of children who will attend.
All nature programs are offered free to the community, but class size may be limited.