The Whitehouse Nature Center hosts monthly programs that are open to the general public, ranging from Nature Tots for 3-5 year olds to summer adventure camps for elementary school students to adult conservation classes. For more information and in order to prepare, please pre-register for all programs by phone or e-mail.
Nature Tots are on Fridays and run from 10-11:30 a.m. and are for ages 3-5. There will be a craft, story and outdoor game during each session.
- Feb 12 - Rabbits
- March 18 - Bats
- April 15 - Sunflowers
Sixth-Annual Albion Bee School
Saturday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$40 per person for pre-registration, $25 per person for students ages 17 and under
Albion College’s Science Complex Building
Classes will cover the natural history of the honeybee, how to set up and manage a hive, handling/ordering bees, bee diseases, how to attract bees, CCD and more. Local beekeeping vendors will be on hand for supplies and support.
Bee school features:
- Keynote by Jack Erwin
- Beginner classes for those just starting
- Intermediate classes for those who have already established a hive
- Participate in the Honeybee Raffle
Registration price includes
- Hot lunch
- Refreshments throughout the morning
Pre-Registration By Check
Checks made out to Albion College and mailed to:
c/o Whitehouse Nature Center
611 East Porter Street
Albion, MI 49224
Pre-Registration By Credit Card
Call 517-629-0507; between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- February 22, 7-8:30 p.m.
- March 18, 8:30-10 p.m.
- April 22, 9-10:30 p.m.
- March 31, April 7, and April 21 from 4:30-6 p.m.