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Safety Town - Hockessin Activity Center

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 8, 2014

Children, ages 4 through 6, learn safety through songs, guest visitors and role playing in this 15-hour program consisting of a miniature town with child-sized houses, crosswalks, and streets.

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Briar Bush Partial Day Summer Camp

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Let your child experience nature through scientific discovery, hikes, crafts, games, live animals encounters and free play time. Studies show that time in nature increases focus, calm, and a sense of well being.   Itty Bitty Briars Session: 2 to 3 year olds from 10-11:30am.  Seedlings Session: 4-5 year olds for half days in the morning.

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Swim Lessons

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Certified instructors will teach kids ages 18mos. to 12 years in American Red Cross Swim Lessons. Kids must be able to complete all items in one skill level before they move into the next level. The levels range from parent/tot to pre-lifeguard. Everyone is tested on the first day. The program is held Mon.-Fri., rain or shine, at 9am, 9:55am, 10:50am and 11:45am.

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Stories and Songs

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 14, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Kids, ages 2-4, with a caregiver enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child in this drop in program.

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Summer Thyme Cooks

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 7, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Students in grades 5 & 6 take a fresh approach to learning about cooking, collaboration and cost in this program, presented by the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Vetri Foundation.

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Stroller Strides

Jul 24, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

This stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones is a 60-minute, total body workout that incorporates power walking/running, strength, toning, songs and activities. Pre-registration required at philadelphia.fit4mom.com.

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BSA 'Insect Study' Merit Badge

Jul 24, 2014

Out on the trails in field, forest, and streamside, Boy Scouts ages 11 and older learn to observe and identify a wide variety of insects, discovering the secret lives of insects.  Registration for this half-day workshop designed to help scouts earn the 'Insect Study' merit badge is by individual Boy Scout, not troop.

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Carousel Kids Corral

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

See the new farm exibit at Carousel Park and Equestrian Center: the Carousel Kids Corral.  You will meet ducks, chickens, goats, donkies, bunnies and peacocks, all in beautiful new enclosures. 

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Sharing Nature with Children

Jul 24, 2014 - Sep 6, 2014

Explore the wonders of nature by engaging your kids in different activities each month to awaken their natural senses. Light refreshments will be provided. The program runs the first weekend of every month. Other dates include Sun. 7/6, Sat. 8/2 and Sat. 9/6.

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Open Studio: Cardboard Art

Jul 24, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Using natural, recycled materials, construct a cardboard face with expressions that you create. FREE with admission.

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