Programs

GROUP PROGRAMS ~The Sanctuary is open only for groups of 16 or more by special scheduling from mid April through Labor Day weekend . Public walk in hours for 2017 will be : May 27th, 28th, 29th, and then 7 days a week starting June 10th . There are no longer  any  10am-2pm slots in April and May 2017 available but a few opening in June and  there  are still afternoon and evening group times available for scout programs, Red Hat groups, Senior Centers and special events.   If you want to information about reserving  one, please email us : bearmb@ptd.net. Please note that we are already locking in dates for School field trips for Fall of 2017 and April, May  2018. Don’t get left out, contact us soon. It’s really never too early to get on the Master calendar. Keep in mind we do a fantastic early Sept school program on migration and even though our public walk in hours will end on Sept. 4th , we will be offering daytime group programs for at least 10 days after that.

We can also accommodate your summer program, Birthday  party, garden group by extending our business hours: opening early for staying late  for you. Contact Mari for details at bearmb@ptd.net

AVAILABLE ON SITE~ MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER
OR ~ AT YOUR LOCATION ~YEAR ROUND

MARI GRUBER ( The Butterfly Lady ) RECEIVED THE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD IN 2011 FROM THE CARBON COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT : In recognition of her outstanding  commitment to Environmental Education and Stewardship of the Natural World.

ON SITE GROUP PROGRAMS  *****    2017  and 2018  GROUP RESERVATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED 

Butterfly Lady

Butterfly Lady

BUTTERFLY SCHOOL 101

Wonderful age appropriate butterfly video

Educational fun interactive program

Time in the FLUTTERARIUM   to hang out with real-live butterflies

Craft and /or games

Indoor and outdoor table space for snack or lunch

Fabulous kid-friendly gift shop

$8.00 per person

AS OF MAY 2017, All ON-SITE PRIVATE GROUP Programs carry a minimum cost of $150.00

WHAT FOLKS ARE SAYING

“ The #1 field trip around, even my teachers learned tons , and we LOVED the surprise ending. We will definitely be back next year”, expressed the 2nd grade teacher.

BUTTERFLY SCOUTS
May through September, after school, early evenings or weekends

Private classroom space for meeting, badge work, snack, etc. for up to 2 hours

Fascinating video

Age appropriate games and/or crafts projects

Our ” Wonder of Butterfly Program”

Time in the LIVE BUTTERFLY FLIGHT ROOM

Kid-friendly gift shop

$8.00 per person 1 leader  free with each troop

ASK ABOUT OUR BUTTERFLY FRIEND BADGE

All ON-SITE Programs carry a minimum cost of $150.00

* Churches / Day Care Centers / Personal Care Homes / Camps / Resorts / and Others: email for Rates and Program information

AWAY PROGRAMS ~ WE COME TO YOU

DESIGNED LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Year-round

Experience the wonders of butterflies with the Butterfly Lady

$150.00 PLUS TRAVEL COSTS * Some non-profit funding help available in certain geographical areas

WHAT FOLKS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

The Coordinator, Community Youth Services /District of Columbia Public Library said, “I couldn’t let this day pass without letting you know how GREAT you are and your awesome programs. Thanks so much for your OUTSTANDING presentations offered at the DC Public Library.”

IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Educational fun individualized program

Wonderful age appropriate butterfly video

Interactive skits, songs and  other hands-on activities

Live and mounted butterflies

Half-day, morning or afternoon, up to 2  programs: no more than 90 students in each program
$450.00 PLUS TRAVEL COSTS *

Full-day, up to 5 classroom programs:
$950.00  PLUS TRAVEL

Entire school in 1 program:
$700.00 PLUS TRAVEL COSTS*

* TRAVEL COSTS

( in addition to program costs )
Carbon County ~ .65 per mile round trip
Adjacent counties ~ $30.00 plus .65 per mile round trip
Non-adjacent counties ~ $60.00 plus .65 per mile round trip
* Churches / Day Care Centers / Scouts / Personal Care Homes / Camps / Resorts / and Others: email for Rates and Program information