John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 
655 Martin Lane
Combine, TX 75159

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Carol Garrison
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 






2022 Summer Family Fun Days 

Join us for Family Fun Days, a series of classes designed for children 6-12 years old and their parents/guardians. These hands-on classes are held mostly outdoors to help your family connect with nature!  All classes are 10 am- 12 pm on Wednesdays.  The cost is $8 per person (adults and all children over 4). Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the grounds after class.

Trek to the Trinity June  1st  Wear long pants and closed toed shoes because we're walking to the East Fork of the Trinity River and learning about the history of the area along the way! This is the only class not accesssible by wheelchairs or strollers.  

We Love Bats!  June 15th  Bats are an important part of our ecosytem.  We will be learning about our favorite flying mammal and making a batty craft project as part of the class. 

Fur:  Wildlife Fashion?  June 29th  Families will have the opportunity to handle pelts of actual mammals as we learn about the many functions of fur.

Metamorphosis:  What a Change!  July6th  Students will learn about this amazing life cycle and then head out onto the boardwalk to observe metamorphosis taking place at the wetland!  

Dragonfly Safari July 20th  Students will learn amazing facts about these jeweled flyers of the wetland before heading out on a scavenger hunt to see how many species they can observe at the wetland!

Kid's Outdoor Survival Aug 3rd  What should kids take on a day hike, and what to they do if they get lost?  We'll be learning these topics and more in addition to practicing some survival skills while out on the boardwalk.  

The cost is $8 per person; this includes all children over 4 years of age and their accompanying adults.  Space is limited, and online registration is required for attendance.

For questions, contact Carol Garrison at 972-474-9100 or email cgarrison@wetlandcenter.com


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