Allen County Parks offers home school science enrichment programs.

The following upcoming programs are available!

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER AND PREPAY by Noon, one week prior to each program by phone at 260.449.3778 or by emailing Ron Divelbiss at rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org or stop by the Nature Center. (replace word “at” with @) 

Fox Island County Park also offers Home School programs – For more information contact Natalie Haley at 449-3246 or by email nhaley at allencountyparks.org (replace the word “at” with @)

NO WALK-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE PROGRAM!!!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM

Fees for the programs vary so see each program for the fee. Classes fill up quickly, so reserve your space and please note that your space will NOT be reserved until you have paid. Classes begin promptly at the program start time!!

UPCOMING CLASSES

Energy 1 – Chemistry of Life. -  Good for Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
October 3, Monday 1:00 PM

The first part of the chemistry series.  An introduction to the chemistry of life.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 9/26  Min. 5  Max.  20
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Energy 2 – Photosynthesis – Cellular Respiration – Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
October 10, Monday  1:00 PM

Part 2 of the chemistry series.  A detailed study of the chemistry of energy.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 10/3  Min. 5  Max.  20
To register or for more information: Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Energy 3 – Organic Compounds – Good for Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
October 17, Monday 1:00 PM

Part 3 of the chemistry series.  A detailed study of the chemistry of organic compounds.  Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 10/10  Min. 5  Max. 20
To register or for more information: Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Energy 4 – Nucleic Acids – Good for Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
October 24, Monday  1:00 PM

Part 4 of the chemistry series.  A detailed study of the chemistry of DNA and RNA
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 10/17  Min. 5  Max.  20
To register or for more information:  Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Homeschool Class – “Seeds”
Metea County Park
November 2, Wednesday  2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Learn about the many seeds found at Metea County Park.  Some seeds fly… some stick tight… some may float down the stream at day or night!  Come learn how seeds travel throughout nature.
Cost: $2:00
Pre-register by: 10/28  Min. 5  Max.  25
To register or for more information: Email: nhaley at allencountyparks.org   Call: 449-3778 Natalie Haley

Learn to use the Microscope the Right Way – Good for Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
November 7, Monday  1:00 PM

In this session we will learn about several kinds of microscopes. We will learn to use & care for them properly.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 10/31 Min. 5  Max.  9
To register or for more information: Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Using the Microscope to Study Cells – Good for Homeschool Students
Metea County Park Nature Center
November 14, Monday  1:00 PM

Now we are ready to use this amazing tool to study the world of small things around us.  Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 11/7  Min. 5  Max.  9
To register or for more information: Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss