Neighborhood walk
Neighborhood walk

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

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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.

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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.

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Specimen Heaven
Specimen Heaven

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

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Visit from Phipps
Visit from Phipps

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

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Leaf Projections for Test Banner
Leaf Projections for Test Banner

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

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Enlarging and Tracing
Enlarging and Tracing

A student draws the projected leaves onto a banner.

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Painting Test Banners
Painting Test Banners

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

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Stenciling a Banner
Stenciling a Banner

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

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2016 Kingsley After-School Program Activities