Merry Lea Nature Explorers

Join us again this year for Merry Lea Nature Explorers! Elementary-aged
students can join us to get outside and engage in the habitats and landscapes across Merry Lea. Come explore three new ecosystems and uncover the animal and plant residents through games, activities and trail investigations.

Come for one or all three programs! See additional details for each program below:

  1. June 16: Animal Adventures
    Explore how the animals at Merry Lea fit into our farm ecosystem! Get close and personal with goats, chickens, and pigs when you see how they live at a sustainable farm.
    Where: Merry Lea Sustainable Farm | 4415 W 200 S | Albion, IN 46701
  2. July 14: Trekkin’ in the Forest
    Put on your trekking shoes and join us for an exploration of the towering trees and crawling critters that make their home in the forests here at Merry Lea.
    Where: Learning Center | 2388 S 500 W | Albion, IN 46701
  3. August 4: Little Mouse on the Prairie
    Discover first-hand how the sun-lit prairies are home to a diverse group of plants and animals! Investigate how the prairie community fits together, from the deep roots of prairie grasses to the quiet paws of a fox.
    Where: Farmstead | 2152 S 425 W | Albion, IN 46701

Cost: $3.50/student each program

Times: 9 – 11 a.m.

COVID-19 Policy: Masking is optional indoors and outdoors according to individual choice and health needs. Please be kind and respectful in all settings, and honor everyone’s choices about masking.