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CHARLESTOWN -- Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory is accepting enrollment in its Nature Weeks summer programs in Ninigret Park. Limited space is available in most weeks.
Nature Weeks are for children from 4 to 13 years old. Nature Weeks run from July 5 through Aug. 18. Days run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and extended day is available every day until 5 p.m. Each program is an exciting exploration of the natural world around us and the heavens above. Fees for the programsâ€”which have been offered for 28 yearsâ€”are kept as low as possible because the mission of Frosty Drew, a nonprofit educational institution, is education.
Kiddie and Adventurer Nature Weeks explore a different theme each day. Children seine for the denizens of Ninigret Pond; discover bugs, birds, plants in the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge; learn about comets; and more. Explorer Nature weeks are for older children and explore topics such as rockets, space, orienteering, wilderness survival, and more. One parent of a participant in a Frosty Drew program recently reported that her child said she had experienced "a memory of a lifetime."