Neighborhood walk
Neighborhood walk

Our first outing: a neighborhood walk to the ECCO center native plant garden.

Botanist Phil
Botanist Phil

Phillip Bauerle, the Master Gardener Coordinator for Penn State Extension, gave us a tour of the native plant garden at Larimer's ECCO Center. He pointed out the trees, flowers, and shrubs that will soon be bursting with color.

Examining a budding branch
Examining a budding branch

Here a LUNA participant is taking a closer look at the leaves starting to unfurl on this plant.

Specimen Heaven
Specimen Heaven

This LUNA participant is on his way to becoming a naturalist!

Visit from Phipps
Visit from Phipps

A Phipps educator taught us about pollinators and planting wildflowers we could bring home.

Leaf Projections for Test Banner
Leaf Projections for Test Banner

Students compose leaves using an overhead projector for a test banner.

Enlarging and Tracing
Enlarging and Tracing

A student draws the projected leaves onto a banner.

Painting Test Banners
Painting Test Banners

Students practice painting on smaller banners before tackling the 30" x 60" banners.

Stenciling a Banner
Stenciling a Banner

LUNA director Ann Rosenthal helps a student stencil the Magnolia banner.

2016 Kingsley After-School Program Activities