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Excitement awaits at the Early Childhood Adventure

Early Childhood Adventure participants

PARKER – Plan now to bring your youngsters to the 4th Annual Douglas County Early Childhood Council (DCECC) Early Childhood Adventure on Saturday, March 1. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Wildlife Experience, 10035 South Peoria, in Parker.

An abundance of fun activities that kids can enjoy will include an obstacle course, puppet shows on the hour, arts and crafts with Lakeshore, live animal demonstration from The Wildlife Experience, and a special visit from the Chick-Fil-A Cow. In addition, the Community Resource area will offer important resource information for families with young children in Douglas County.

The Wildlife Museum exhibits include: Iditarod Day; Destination Africa: Into the Savannah; Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly; and Extreme Deep: Mission into the Abyss.   

“DCECC works with early childhood organizations in Douglas County to ensure that every child is happy, healthy, and thriving,” said Nancy Burdic, Douglas County School District Early Childhood Interim Director and current chair of DCECC.  “This high-energy family event is a great place for parents to discover all sorts of resources in our community that will assist them in the many facets of parenting. Besides, it’s lots of fun, too!”

Admission is a $2 per person (children under age 3 are free), which allows access to the early childhood event and The Wildlife Experience museum exhibits. Museum hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. everyday except holidays.  

The Douglas County Early Childhood Council is one of 31 early childhood councils across the state of Colorado working together to strengthen services and supports for young children in our local communities. For more information, visit www.dcearlychildhood.org

February 21, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Communications, Early Childhood Education

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