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Spring 2019 Homeschool Day

Spring 2019 Homeschool Day

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)
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Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve
4050 North Street
Buffalo, New York, United States 14219

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Monday May 6, 10 am to 1 pm

Rain date: Thursday May 8, 10 am to 1 pm

Learn about the geological history of Western New York with a hands-on science program at Penn Dixie! This special program for homeschoolers includes a complete educational tour of Penn Dixie led by our trained educators. All participants are welcome to take home all the fossils they find.

Registration is $6 per student -- save $1 per student with early registration. There is no charge for children aged two and under. Program is for grades 1-12; please specify your child’s grade when registering.

The program begins promptly at 10 am. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Younger siblings of students are welcome. One free adult/chaperone is included with every registered student. Siblings and additional adults are welcome at $6 per person.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own garden trowel, bucket, and plastic or canvas bags to store fossils. Penn Dixie also has a limited number of trowels available for loan during the program.

Registration is required by 5 pm on Friday May 3. Register by Friday April 26 to receive $1 off admission.

If you are unable to register online, please contact Dr. Holly Schreiber at holly@penndixie.org or 716-627-4560 to reserve a space. For these guests we will accept cash and credit card payments at the start of the program. Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate registrations made after May 3.

Refund policy: In the event of light to moderate rain, the program will take still place as scheduled. Guests are advised to wear boots and rain gear. If there is heavy rain or we detect lightning on site, the program will be rescheduled to the rain date. We will make this announcement via email and over our social media. If both programs are canceled by Penn Dixie due to weather, all guests will receive a refund. Otherwise, our usual cancellation policy applies.

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location

Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve
4050 North Street
Buffalo, New York, United States 14219

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Event hosted by

Penn Dixie
3556 Lakeshore Rd, Ste. 230
Blasdell, NY, 14219
Phil Stokes
phil@penndixie.org

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