Do you know abut the new Trees Atlanta TreeHouse?
This exciting new environmental education and research center is great for classes, workshops, special exhibits and exploration for all ages. The TreeHouse is adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum, which serves as an outdoor classroom and laboratory for adult and youth programs. This is the first significant expansion for Trees Atlanta in more than 30 years!
Types of programs offered at the TreeHouse include; many of these programs are free to the public!
- Homeschool environmental science classes
- Girl Scout & Boy Scout badge programs
- Citizen science projects/STEM
- Arboretum adventures
- Pre-school story time
- Day camps ($10 per camper referral fee)
- and more!
Here are some upcoming events you and the kids will love
Thirsty Roots Reading Group – A FREE reading club designed for young children (ages 2-7) to learn about our natural environment through nature themed book readings and projects. Each session will begin with a reading by a Trees Atlanta volunteer and then followed by a hands-on activity that each child can complete with their guardian on the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum. Mondays at 10:30am, but check their calendar to be sure.
Homeschoolers Environmental Science Morning – Explore the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum, ID Native GA Trees, learn about tree parts and how to measure trees, create a tree craft and meet new environmentally minded friends. Parents are welcome to stay.
Orienteering Lesson & Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Adventure – Interested in learning how to use a compass? Join this FREE class for a lesson in basic orienteering then put your skills to the test with an Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Orienteering Adventure. The best way to learn is to practice! Instructor will work with you to master using and understanding a compass. Beginners are welcome. Compass will be supplied.
Junior TreeKeepers Spring Break Day Camp – For Junior TreeKeepers, every day is a new adventure! Explore the outdoors with hands-on activities in environmental science, biking the Atlanta BeltLine, field trips to local attractions and more! Must be rising 4th – 6th grade students April 4-8, 2016.
Junior TreeKeepers Summer Day Camp – More exploring the outdoors with hands-on activities in environmental science, biking the Atlanta BeltLine, field trips to local attractions and more! Track A: Rising 1st – 3rd grade students (will have one wheels day per camp week) Track B: Rising 4th – 6th grade students (will ride their bikes daily) 6 weekly sessions run June 6 – July 22, 2016.
*Photos courtesy of Trees Atlanta