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Homeschool Days: Life of a Butterfly (Ages 9-18)
September 25, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
One event on September 25, 2023 at 12:00 pm
Tuesday, September 19, noon-1:30 p.m.
Monday, September 25, noon-1:30 p.m.
We’ll introduce students to native butterflies and moths in all stages of their life cycle as we visit our Native Butterfly House. Participants will learn about the unique adaptations of these insects, their role in the food web, and their key differences. We’ll also discuss how to grow a garden to support these pollinators. Registration for this program includes admission for one child and one adult. Families who register for more than one Homeschool Days program or register more than one child for the same program receive a special discounted rate at checkout.
Erika Huber is the Youth and Family Program Manager at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. She holds degrees in forestry and horticulture and has over fifteen years of experience working with children in environmental and gardening education.
Bridget VerVaet is the Youth Programs Educator and has worked at the Gardens since 2018; you can most often find her leading youth groups and families in nature-based education programs. She holds a degree in biology and enjoys sharing the wonders of the natural world with guests of all ages.