Youth Programs at Western

 

Anacortes Grandparents “U”

Grades Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-14)
Date Tuesday - Wednesday
July 28 & 29, 2015
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Time Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location Shannon Point Marine Center
Cost $199 per grandparent/grandchild pair;
additional fees may apply

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Intertidal Life

Discover the organisms and habitats that are part of the Salish Sea shores.  We will conduct surveys of rocky intertidal and sandy shorelines, collect plankton with a net, discover what organisms live in these habitats, and just how they find their way home. This class will give you experience with equipment used in studies of marine biology and ecology. 

Recommended age:  Ages 10-14

Physical activity level: Moderate to high; many activities will be conducted outside, including walking on the very rocky intertidal zone and mucky mud flats.  

Instructor: Shawn Arellano and Mira Lutz
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Schedule

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Registration

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome & Opening

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Class Orientation and Session #1

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Buffet in Classroom

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Class Session #2

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Class Session #3

 

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Class Session #4

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Class Session #5

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Boxed Lunch in Classroom

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Class Session #6 / Wrap Up

2:30 p.m.

Program Concludes


Costs

Registration is $199* for one grandparent and one grandchild. Additional grandparents can register for $139 each and additional grandchildren can be added for $79 each. This includes all class/instructor fees, facilities access, and lunch on Thursday and Friday.
*WWU Alumni, Faculty and Staff are eligible for a $20 discount at time of registration.

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging. Western has provided room block opportunities at two lodging locations:


Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received in writing or via e-mail to eesp.registration@wwu.edu on or before June 30 are eligible for a full refund minus a $50.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after June 30 will no longer be eligible for a refund.

Page Updated 04.13.2015