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Indian Springs Metropark

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5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
(248) 625-7280 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/indian-springs-metropark/

October 2018

Girl Scout Juniors: Animal Habitats

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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An animal’s home is its habitat. Juniors will investigate which animals call our park home, work on creating their own animal habitat and find out more about protecting the homes of animals they love. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Research Question for Older Students

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the older student. An introduction to developing a scientific research question, including how to compare a quantitative observation with a qualitative observation will be explored in this fourth class of the series. Ages 11-15. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Research Question for Younger Students

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the younger student. Developing a scientific research question, including an overview of what kind of information we can collect will be covered in this fourth class of the series. Ages 7-10. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Girl Scout Daisies: Outdoor Art Maker

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Girl Scout Daisies will head outside to observe the colors and sounds of nature in autumn, then create an inspired piece of artwork to share with others. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Hoots and Haunts Halloween

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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It’s that time of year when trees creak, doors squeak and we put on a Halloween party for little ghosts and goblins. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and come out for spooky fun. Fun and creepy characters will be your hosts for a not-too-scary afternoon of activities and treats. Ages 10 and younger. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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November 2018

Family Nature Club: Turkey Time

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Let’s find out about the wild turkeys that live at the park. We will learn what makes them special, create a turkey caller and then explore outdoors for turkey signs. This program is ideal for families with preschool to early elementary age children. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Girl Scout Brownies: Hiker

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Learn how to be prepared to take a safe hike.  Bring your favorite trail pack, a water bottle, maybe binoculars and definitely good walking shoes.  We’ll hike rain or shine so dress for the weather.  Brownies will fulfill requirements to earn their Brownie Hiker badge. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Refining Research for Older Students

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the older student. How to document research and gather data will be covered in this fifth class of the series.  An observational hike and data collection are also included. Ages 11-15. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Refining Research for Younger Students

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the younger student. How to document research and gather data will be covered in this fifth class of the series. Also included, an observational hike and data collection. Ages 7-10. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Woods & Into the Wild

November 17
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day. Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. These elective adventures were formally Webelos: Forester and Naturalist, (248) 625-7280.

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#OptOutside Discovery Hike

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Join the growing movement to skip the shopping and spend Black Friday in nature. This interpreter-led hike will traverse the Woodland Trail.  We will search for signs of animals, plants and other clues to what has been going on outside. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Data Collection for Older Students

November 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the older student. Learning to use science tools like data loggers and thermometers to look closely at ecosystems will be covered in this sixth class of the series. Data collection specific to each data question is also included. Ages 11-15. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool: Data Collection for Younger Students

November 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the younger student. Learning to use science tools like data loggers and thermometers to look closely at ecosystems will be covered in this sixth class of the series.  Also included, data collection specific to each data question. Ages 7-10. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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December 2018

Family Nature Club: Nature Holiday Crafts

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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We provide the materials and projects, you provide the crafting power. Each participant will take home at least three nature and sustainability-inspired items to gift or keep. This program is ideal for families with preschool to early elementary age children. Please preregister, 249-625-7280.

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Snacks with Santa

December 8
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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It’s Christmastime and we can’t wait for Santa to arrive. He’ll be here to visit with boys and girls who are eager to share their Christmas list with him. Children will also decorate a delicious cookie and have fun making holiday crafts. Use your own camera to capture the perfect holiday memory. This program fills quickly. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280. Times: 10 a.m. & 1 p.m

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool, 7 of 9:– Communicating Results for Older Students

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the older student. Making line and bar graphs, pie charts and maps, and using latitude, longitude, Google Maps and Docs will be covered in this seventh class of the series. Ages 11-15. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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Tech Enhanced Homeschool, 7 of 9:– Communicating Results for Younger Students

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This place-based class series is geared toward the younger student. Making line and bar graphs, pie charts and maps, and using latitude, longitude will be covered in this seventh class of the series. Ages 7-10. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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