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July 2016

July 19, 2016

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EcoRangers – Nature Engineers

Jul. 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2016 (8:30am-2:30pm)
EcoRangers – Nature Engineers For students entering grades 7, 8 & 9 During this new offering, campers will observe nature, discover, design, engineer, and finally, build new creations based on our observations. We will use simple sketches and diagrams to plan our inventions, and then use basic materials and tools to build…
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July 12, 2016

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EcoRangers – Hidden Treasures at Shangri La

Jul. 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2016 (8:30am-2:30pm)
EcoRangers – Hidden Treasures at Shangri La For students entering grades 5 & 6 Aaargh, maties! We’re seeking to recruit the finest lot of swashbuckling pirates that can be found in these parts! The treasure of Shangri La is being threatened by the interloper Captain Stinkwater! During this week at Shangri La,…
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July 5, 2016

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EcoRangers – Shangri La School of Magic and Mystery

Jul. 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2016 (8:30am-2:30pm)
EcoRangers – Shangri La School of Magic and Mystery For students entering grades 3 & 4 Blossom into a plant expert during this four-day adventure.  We will get our hands dirty while we dig in the soil, plant seeds, dissect flowers, create a leaf bowl, and so much more.  We will ride…
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June 2016

June 25, 2016

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal show

Saturday, June 25, 2016 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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June 22, 2016

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Wild Wednesdays – Be a Nature Private Eye

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (9:30-10:30am)
I Spy with My Little Eye… Wild Wednesday nature classes are designed for families to learn together outside. The sessions are engaging for visitors of all ages, even young children (ages 4-10) and may include hands-on activities, active games, nature walks, craft activities and more. Explore with us and use some…
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June 15, 2016

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Wild Wednesdays – Good, Clean Fun: Making Natural Soap

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (9:30-10:30am)
Bubble, bubble… all suds, no trouble! Wild Wednesday nature classes are designed for families to learn together outside. The sessions are engaging for visitors of all ages, even young children (ages 4-10) and may include hands-on activities, active games, nature walks, craft activities and more. During this family-friendly event, bring the…
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May 2016

May 28, 2016

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal show

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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Creepy Crawly Carnival

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (9am - 4pm; Gardens open until 5pm)
Creep & Crawl to the Carnival!   Bring the whole family to celebrate the fun of David Rogers’ Big Bugs Exhibition on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Shangri La.   If it creeps, crawls, hops, buzzes or flutters, we’ve got it! See live insects presented by the Houston Museum of Natural Science and Shangri…
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March 2016

March 5, 2016

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David Rogers’ Big Bugs

March 5 - May 28, 2016 (expanded Sunday hours!)
They’re here… and they’re TOO BIG TO MISS! David Rogers’ Big Bugs have descended on Shangri La Botanical Gardens and will be swarming through May 28, 2016! Expanded hours: Tues – Sat, 9 am – 5 pm & Sun, noon – 5 pm! Shangri La is excited to play host to celebrated artist and…
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March 1, 2016

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EcoRangers Summer Camp Registration

Register for camps through June 24!
Each summer, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center sponsors summer camps, called EcoRangers, for students entering grades 1 through 9.  Some of these camps are science camps taught solely at Shangri La, and some camps are planned in partnership with the Stark Museum of Art.  Camps planned with Stark Museum…
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