Stratford Ecological Center

Stratford Ecological Center

3083 Liberty Road

For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call (740) 363-2548 or e-mail treebeing@ aol.com (registrations) or SECVolunteer@aol.com (volunteers) or SECEarthShare@ aol.com.

Summer Farm Camp schedules have been announced. Each camp will accept no more than 30 children.

Camp for 3-5-year-olds with an adult; 10 a.m. to noon; July 18-22; July 25-29. $100.

Camp for 6-8-year-olds; 9 to 3 p.m.; June 13-17; June 27-July 1; July 11-15. $175.

Camp for 9-to-12-year-olds, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., pick up Friday at noon. Aug. 1-5 (one overnight); Aug. 8-12 (one overnight).$210.

Camp for 13-to-17-year-olds: 9 a.m. July 5 through noon July 7. (two overnights), $210.

Registration forms are online at www.StratfordEcologicalCenter.org. Full payment is required at registration. Sign up early; many camps were full by March of last year.

Gift certificates are available.

Kids Nature Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 26. Six- to 12-year-olds will plant seeds, cultivate the soil and harvest the produce. Group is limited to 12. Cost is $50 a year.

"Sheep to Sweater," teens and adults, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 26. The shearer will shear, the newly shorn fleece will be washed, participants will make a spindle and learn to spin. Each person will leave with some wool, a spindle and felting needles. Group is limited to 20. Cost is $35.

"Sheep to Sweater," homeschoolers ages 8 and up, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, March 28. The shearer will shear, the newly shorn fleece will be washed, participants will make a spindle and learn to spin. Each person will leave with some wool, a spindle and felting needles. Group is limited to 20. Cost is $35.