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Discover After School (Age: Middle Schoolers) 

May 5 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

May 5 from 3:15 – 5:30 pm

May 12 from 3:15 – 5:30 pm https://artcentereast.org/calendar/das-05-12-2022/

May 19 from 3:15 – 5:30 pm https://artcentereast.org/calendar/das-05-19-2022/

May 26 from 3:15 – 5:30 pm https://artcentereast.org/calendar/das-05-26-2022/

Discover After School is an after-school program engaging middle school students in community activities that encourage connecting with nature through ecological investigations. The activities – such as place-based art projects, maker spaces, journaling time, and photography – help youth express their own stories. The program provides a safe, informal, and inclusive after-school space for middle schoolers to spend time outdoors and develop a closer relationship with nature. Discover After School participants may get dirt and/or paint on their clothes; please plan accordingly. Sign up to discover your own stories and nature’s stories from new perspectives! All supplies included.
Cost: Free

Off-Site: Each Discover After School meeting starts at the La Grande Middle School picnic tables; two instructors and the middle schoolers then walk to Pete’s Pond. The program also includes a field trip to a different location during one of the six sessions. The field trip location may be subject to change due to inclement weather and/or accessibility needs of the group.  Pete’s Pond, a Blue Mountains Conservancy property, is on Miller Avenue, one mile south of La Grande Middle School. Access the property via the south end of Second Street .
Discover After School is a collaboration between Art Center East and La Grande Parks and Recreation. The following businesses and organizations support Discover After School by donating their time and materials: NAKNUWITHLAMA TIICHAMNA – CARETAKERS OF THE LANDCOOK MEMORIAL LIBRARY, GREATER OREGON STEM HUBGRANDE RONDE MODEL WATERSHED, and BLUE MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY.

If you are under 18 years old and have not already filled out a Discover After School Program 2022 Youth Release Form for this class, CLICK HERE to fill one out!

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Art Center East
Phone:
541-624-2800
Email:
info@artcentereast.org

Venue

Art Center East
1006 Penn Ave
La Grande, OR 97850 United States
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Phone:
541-624-2800

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If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please reach out and let us know. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.

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