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Spiders and beetles and flies… oh my! Scour the stream, grounds, and Nature Center to discover Powdermill’s creeping creatures. Construct your own 5-star bug hotel while learning how to protect insect habitats. Have fun in the mud making seed bombs, and search for decomposers. Build your own bug, go on a scavenger hunt, and cheer for your favorite cockroach as they compete for the title of “World’s Fastest Roach.”

Last day to register: June 23, 2021.

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Jump like a frog, walk like a bear, and dance like a bird! Discover how our human skills stack up against some of nature’s finest animal athletes. Learn how animals compete in the food web. Encounter live animals and explore adaptations for life in the stream, forest, and pond. Test your skills in the Deep Wood Decathlon as you take on the challenges of being a wild animal!

Last day to register: July 7, 2021.

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Spiders and beetles and flies… oh my! Scour the stream, grounds, and Nature Center to discover Powdermill’s creeping creatures. Construct your own 5-star bug hotel while learning how to protect insect habitats. Have fun in the mud making seed bombs, and search for decomposers. Build your own bug, go on a scavenger hunt, and cheer for your favorite cockroach as they compete for the title of “World’s Fastest Roach.”

Last day to register: July 14, 2021.

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Become an entomologist at Powdermill! Use scientific tools, set insect traps, and create your own take-home collection of local bugs. Learn to identify pollution indicators from the stream and make seed paper art to help pollinators thrive. Discover insect anatomy through grasshopper dissections and hand-craft your own bug species. Keep a scientific journal of your work as you explore a week of amazing arthropods!

Last day to register: July 21, 2021.

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