Afterschool in the Woods

Afterschool in the woods

Afterschool in the Woods programs at Gibson Woods are for all ages and are free (donations are always appreciated). Pre-registration is recommended, call 219-844-3188.

After School in the Woods: We All Need Trees

Thursday, March 21 from 3:45-5 PM

Trees are important for our everyday lives. Learn about some of the ways we need trees and get a hands-on experience with our local trees

Afterschool in the Woods: Amazing Amphibians 

Thursday, April 25 from 3:45-5 pm

April is National Frog Month so what better time to learn about frogs and their amazing amphibian kin? We learn some of their cool adaptations, crazy calls and the places they call home.


afterschool in the woods: weather wizards

Thursday, May 9 from 3:45-5 PM

Mix Up nature’s ingredients like wind, water and temperature and they  become something spectacular and powerful. Learn to use some basic weather tools, record weather data and even make a tool to take home.

Afterschool in the Woods: Wetland Exploration

Friday, May 31 from 3:45-5 PM

Join us as we take an adventure into the amazing world of wetlands. Please wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty.