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Education Programs

DeVries Nature Conservancy strives to connect children with nature in a variety of ways. Take a look at our one-of-a-kind opportunities to discover your inner wild side! 

Nature Playgroups



Our playgroups are designed to immerse your preschool to early elementary-aged children in the natural world. Each week the class will consist of different activities, hikes, games and crafts. Please be prepared to go outside and get messy!

Future Playgroup dates:
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September 9th, 10:30-11:30 am
September 16th, 10:30-11:30 am
September 23rd, 10:30-11:30 am
September 30th, 10:30-11:30 am
October 7th, 10:30-11:30 am
October 14th, 10:30-11:30 am
October 21st, 10:30-11:30 am
October 28th, 10:30-11:30 am

 
Join our  DNC Nature Playgroup Facebook page to get updates each week!
Homeschool Program



DeVries provides programs once a month to homeschool families with hands-on activities and in-depth lessons on our natural world.

The cost is $12 per student for our fall session. Our fall 2019 session is focused on Taxonomy and the 5 kingdoms of life.

Homeschool Program meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 10-11:30 am, starting September 18th.

Register Here!
Sprouts Service Learning



Each meeting works on projects to help benefit DeVries. Build skills and promote family time with each lesson. Ages 5-13 are welcome, and parents stay to participate with their kids. 

RSVP is required by noon on the day of our meeting so we can have projects ready. 

Future Sprouts Dates:
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Monday, September 9th
Monday, October 7th
Monday, November 4th
Monday, December 2nd




2635 N. M-52, P.O. Box 608, Owosso, MI 48867 • (989) 723-3365 • info@devriesnc.org