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Lake Ridge Golf & Marina
Children's Programs

Science in the Park

We are now accepting reservations for the 2017-18 school year. 

This highly-rated program is based on the Virginia SOL Science curriculum.

We teach hands-on science lessons utilizing the parks as an outdoor classroom.   The perfect weekday field trip for public school students, as well as homeschool groups.  Don't delay as the schedule fills up quickly.

Email Bonnie Gray for more information or to make a reservation.  Cost is $6 per student. 

Typical day

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Time negotiable)
Lunch under one of our outdoor pavilions (brown bag, provided by group).


  • Basic Needs of Animals
  • Basic Needs of Plants
  • Senses in Nature

First Grade

  • Animal Characteristics
  • Ecosystems & Habitats
  • Plant Attributes

Second Grade

  • Adaptations
  • Ecosystems & Habitats
  • Life Cycles

Third Grade

  • Aquatic Ecosystem Study
  • Food Chains and Predator/Prey
  • Habitat Hike

Fourth Grade

  • Ecosystems and Features
  • Habitats
  • Watersheds
  • Weather

Fifth Grade

  • Key to Invertebrates
  • Kingdoms Hike
  • Weathering and Erosion


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