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Summer Programs

Terrific Tuesdays in the Garden (Parent-Child Program)
$5 Public | $3 Museum Members (Adults are free!)
Ages 3-5: 10:00 am to 11:00 am 
Ages 6-10: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm 
June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5

Get Growing! in the Children’s Garden every Tuesday. The morning programs are parent-child programs for ages 3-5 and include a story, snack, activity in the garden and craft.

Young gardeners, ages 6-10, will enjoy planting, harvesting, making, taking, cooking, and crafting with activities designed to cultivate a love of gardening.
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Little House by the Creek Day Camp
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$35 Per Session | $30 Museum Members
Ages 7-11: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
June 26, July 17, July 31

This day camp is repeated 3 times during the summer. Each session ends with campers exploring the “shimmering” creek of Bertha Van Hoosen’s childhood after a day of doing some of her favorite chores, attending the schoolhouse that she loved, harvesting fruits and vegetables and visiting the final resting place of the Taylor-Van Hoosen family.
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Little House in the Village Writer’s Camp
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$135 Public | $120 Museum Members
Ages 9-12: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
August 18 - August 21

Enjoy four days of fun on our 16 acres and throughout our historic buildings and Stony Creek. The sites/sights, sounds, smell, tastes, and feeling are fodder for any budding young writer. The focus is on process not product, but does align with the Common Core Curriculum. Space is limited.
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Adventure Camp at Bloomer Park
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$135 Public | $120 Museum Members
Ages 12-15: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
August 4 – August 7 

Adventure Camp is back! This week will allow campers to immerse themselves in nature and learn about plants, wildlife, and survival skills. This camp also includes a float down the Clinton River and a campfire cookout in Bloomer Park.
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Environmental Education Programs

Water World!
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Saturday, August 16th - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free for Members | Non-Members $5 Adults/$3 Students & Seniors

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The Museum hosts many environmental education programs throughout the year.

Michael A. Hartner
Director of Parks and Forestry
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Patrick J. McKay
Museum Supervisor
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Ph: 248.656.4663
Fx: 248.608.8198

Location
1005 Van Hoosen Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI

Open to the Public
Friday and Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or by appointment

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