Events

Family Hike Series – March

Looking for a fun adventure to get the family outside this spring? Join us on Saturday, March 7th in discovering the wonder of wetlands with a trail guide. Part of this journey will include exciting activities suitable for all ages. This program is free but please register online by March 5th.

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Reflection on Nature Women’s Walk

Come together with other women for a time of reflection and discovery in nature. Part of the morning will be spent walking together in the wilderness, stopping to read aloud the words of women authors. Rediscover the restorative power of natural spaces and of women in community. Coffee and light snacks will be provided. Please dress for the weather. Cost is $10/person and registration is required by Friday, March 20th. 

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Merry Lea Spring Break Day Camp

Are you looking for a way to keep your student entertained during spring break? Look no further!  Merry Lea will be hosting Spring Break Day Camp this year for students in K-5th grades! K-2nd grade students will be stationed at our Farmstead Barn while 3rd-5th graders explore our Learning Center for the week!

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Family Hike Series – April

Looking for a fun adventure to get the family outside this spring? Join us on Thursday, April 9th in discovering the wonder of wetlands with a trail guide. Part of this journey will include exciting activities suitable for all ages. This program is free but please register online by April 7th.

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Nature Fest

It’s time to get outside and celebrate the beautiful spring weather! This fun-filled festival is great for the whole family. A variety of activities will be happening over the weekend that you, your friends, and your family won’t want to miss. There will be canoeing, camping, campfires, hikes, visits to the Sustainable Farm, and so much more!

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Conservation Leadership School

Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is offering a week-long conservation “school” June 8-12, 2020 for upcoming high school juniors and seniors interested in the conservation of natural resources in northern Indiana. The week will feature a variety of workshops, activities, and learning experiences. Cost is $25.00 per student that covers lodging and meals (scholarships available). Application and teacher letter of recommendation required by May 8th.

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