Audubon Afterschool Nature Clubs - Frequently Asked Questions

 

Scheduling Questions

How do I set up an Audubon Afterschool Nature Club at my child's school?

For schools in Maryland and DC, contact Karen Vernon at karen.veron@anshome.org  or call 301-652-9188 x15.

For schools in Virginia: Contact Susanne Ortmann at suzanne.ortmann@anshome.org or call 703-669-0000 x2.

Where are clubs offered?

Audubon Nature Clubs are offered at public and private elementary schools in Montgomery County, MD, Loudon County, VA and the District of Columbia.

When are clubs offered?

Audubon Nature Clubs are offered Monday through Thursday and can start as early as 2:45 p.m. and end as late as 5:30 p.m.

How many weeks are in a normal club session?

Audubon Nature Clubs meet once a week for 6 sessions.  For an additional fee, clubs can run for 8 sessions.  Please contact us for special pricing.

How long does each club session last?

Each session of Audubon Nature Clubs run for 1 hour.  For an additional fee, clubs can be extended to 1.5 or 2 hours allowing students to have more time to delve in to various topics and activities.  Please contact us for special pricing.

What grade levels can participate in the club?

Audubon Nature Clubs are only offered at elementary schools. Each club is set up for two to three grade levels at a time so all students involved are able to participate in age appropriate activities.  When setting up your club, please choose which grade levels you would like to offer the club for; ex: Kindergaten - 2nd grade.

How many students can participate in the club?

Audubon Nature Clubs are offered for a minimum of 8 students and a maximum of 16 students.

What are the club fees?

Please call for pricing.  301-652-9188 x15

What are your inclement weather policies?

Programs will occur rain or shine.  No refunds for weather or emergency school closure.  In the event of a school closure, a good faith effort will be made to schedule a make up session.

 

Registration Questions

How do I register my child?

Contact your school's after school program administrator (PTA, teacher, etc.) for information on registration and payment.

All students must complete the Audubon Nature Club Registration Form to partcipate. Email, fax or mail it to:

Schools in MD and DC:

Email: karen.vernon@anshome.org
 
Fax: 301-951-7179
 
Mail: Audubon Naturalist Society
 Audubon Afterschool Nature Clubs
 8940 Jones Mill Road
 Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Schools in VA:

Email: suzanne.ortmann@anshome.org
 
Fax: 703-669-1234
 
Mail: Audubon Naturalist Society
 Audubon Afterschool Nature Clubs
 802 Children's Center Road
 Leesburg, VA 20175

 

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