The Creative Outdoors: Flora

Discover, create, play! Through hands-on art making and playful discovery, campers will build connections with their fellow explorers and the land we live on. From meeting with naturalists and exploring the ODC’s trails to making art in our outdoor classroom, young artists will learn about our local plant wildlife.

Jul 15, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

About The Program

Come explore the outdoors with creative eyes! Focused on the intersections of art, science, and play, young explorers will use art as a means of inquiry into the natural world, where the artistic process mirrors the scientific method of questioning, experimenting, and evaluating. Take the time to see the beauty and creativity abounding in every aspect of our lives, through hands-on-making, creating, and exploring. You’ll meet professional artists and naturalists, and build connections with the wonders of our amazing world. Discover, create, play! Through hands-on art making and playful discovery, campers will build connections with their fellow explorers and the land we live on. From meeting with naturalists and exploring the ODC’s trails to making art in our outdoor classroom, young artists will learn about our local plant wildlife. All ages 4 to 10 are welcome at our “Flora” extravaganza! Campers will split into age-appropriate groups to encourage collaboration and community building. Campers are asked to bring a lunch to enjoy outside.

Outdoor Discovery Center

The Outdoor Discovery Center is advancing outdoor education and conservation in West Michigan. Their inquiry-based style of programming allows students to learn about and experience nature and culture in a hands-on manner with offerings for all ages and audiences.

This offering will be hosted at the Outdoor Discovery Center’s campus: 4214 56th St, Holland, MI 49423. Pick up and drop off will occur in front of the Visitor Center by the main entrance

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