Newest Children's Program Kicked Off this Fall

Our newest children’s program, Junior Earth Scholars, kicked off this fall and will run the first Saturday of each month through May.  

Friends of Government Canyon volunteers, Dawn Bodhi and Debi Weissling lead Junior Earth Scholars with hands on activities designed for children in second through fourth grade. The program focuses on a different nature-based topic each month. 

Children who attend Junior Earth Scholars receive an Earth Scholar badge for each topic.  So far, the Junior Earth Scholars have learned about hiking, the water cycle and the Edwards Aquifer.  They have stuffed a backpack, made it rain in a cup and built a model of the aquifer!  Upcoming topics include dinosaurs, trees, animal adaptations and more! 

For more information about the program, please contact us at