Raven Hill Discovery CenterWhere Science, History & Art Connect for All Ages Through Hands-On Activities & Explorations Both Indoors & Outdoors Established in 1991 ~ A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation
TODAY! Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Closed or Open by Appointment by Calling 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254 Please call for updated weather and road conditions.
Visit Us: 4737 Fuller Road | East Jordan, Michigan 49727 A rural setting with pond, swamp, forests & fields on 157 acres in Charlevoix County in Northern Lower Michigan
Contact Us: 231.536.3369 | 877.833.4254 | fax 231.536.0132 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open All Year! Raven Hill's Fall, Winter and Spring Hours: Saturday: Noon - 4 pm Sunday: 2 pm - 4 pm Also Open by Appointment Monday through Friday and Other Hours During the Weekend! Schedule Your Visit, Class, Field Trip, Special Group, Party, Reunion or Outreach Today by Calling 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254 or Emailing email@example.com!
Admission Price: Members: Free Membership form
$8 for Adults and Children Free for Babies Staying in Backpacks or Strollers
2014 UPCOMING EVENTSNOTE: Scroll Down for Further Details Click here for the Raven Hill Discovery Center 2014 Calendar Click here for the latest Raven Hill News and Press Releases
|Winter Hours are in Effect||
Raven Hill Discovery Center's Fall, Winter, Spring Hours have begun - Open Saturday Noon to 4 pm and Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm. Also open by appointment Monday through Friday and other hours during the weekend!
|Winter hours: Monday through Friday Open by Appointment; Saturday Open Noon to 4:00 pm; Sunday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm or always by appointment|
|March 8, 9, 15, 16||CMU Graduate Courses at Raven Hill: SAIL (Students Actively Investigating Links) through Science|
|March 29||Hands-On Holidays: Spring Break Hours Begin - Noon to 4:00 pm or by appointment through April 6th|
|March 29 - April 6||Hands-On Holidays: Spring Break Hours - Noon to 4:00 pm or by appointment - end 4:00 pm on April 6th|
|April 5, 6, 12, 13||CMU Graduate Courses at Raven Hill: Art Across the Ages (AAA)|
|April 12||FREE (Families Reaching Educational Excellence) 2nd Saturday Series: A Family Affair Noon to 4:00 pm - FREE ADMISSION FOR FAMILIES PLEASE NO GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS TODAY ~ IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR!|
|April 20||Easter Sunday - Closed|
|April 22||Earth Day Celebration - Noon to 4:00 pm|
|April 24||NOMAC (NOrthern Michigan Astronomy Club) meeting at Raven Hill 7:30 pm.|
|May 4||Annual Spring Open House from Noon to 4:00 pm|
RAVEN HILL DISCOVERY CENTER EVENT DETAILS
Regular Winter Hours at Raven Hill Begin Again Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - Open by Appointment Monday through Friday ~ Noon to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sundays and by Appointment Other Weekend Hours
Regular Winter Hours begin again on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Raven Hill is open Noon to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sundays. The Center is always open by appointment Mondays through Fridays and other hours during the weekend.
Hands-On Holidays: Spring Break 2014 from March 29 to April 6th with Extended Hours from Noon to 4:00 pm Daily
Join us for Hands-On Holidays during Spring Break 2014 from March 29th to April 6th. Raven Hill will be open extended hours from Noon to 4:00 pm each day. Also open by appointment by call 231.536.3369!
FREE (Families Reaching for Educational Excellence) Second Saturday from Noon to 4:00 pm on April 12, 2014
Saturday, April 12, 2014, FREE 2nd Saturday
The popular FREE SECOND SATURDAY: FAMILY AFFAIR events continue at Raven Hill Discovery Center through 2014 with the next event on April 12th with FREE ADMISSION for Families from Noon to 4:00 pm. Families can explore the hands-on museum and animals indoors and enjoy the outdoor exhibits as weather permits. Bring the whole family or make it a special event for parent and child.
Please no organizations or groups on FREE 2nd Saturdays - remember, it's a family affair!
Raven Hill is excited to announce that FREE Second Saturdays: A Family Affair are fully funded for 2014 thanks to an anonymous donor! 2013 was fully funded thanks to an anonymous donor. In 2012, FREE 2nd Saturday was sponsored by the Charlevoix County Community Foundation from February through November and Charlevoix Lions Club in December 2012. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS OVER THE YEARS!
Raven Hill Discovery Center will be closed Easter Sunday, April 20th.
NOMAC (NOrthern Michigan Astronomy Club) Monthly Meeting at 7:30 pm at Raven Hill Discovery Center on Thursday, April 24, 2014
NOMAC (NOrthern Michigan Astronomy Club) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 24th, at 7:30 pm at Raven Hill Discover Center. Meetings are always on Thursdays and are planned to be close to the optimal viewing time each month. Weather permitting, observing occurs after the meeting. So dress accordingly! All are welcome to join regular members.
March and April CMU Graduate Courses at Raven Hill for 2014
Professional Development for Teachers and Interested Others
Graduate credit classes for educators through Central Michigan University, Off-Campus Programs at Raven Hill Discovery Center are offered year-round: two consecutive weekends during the school year and one week (Monday through Thursday) during the summer months.
CMU Credit Information
Each session offers three semester hours of graduate credit through Central Michigan University. Credit is accepted by most school districts toward professional certificate renewal or teacher recertification and may also be used to comply with the School Administrator continuing education requirement. If you are working on a degree program, please consult with your advisor or certification office to determine if the course will apply to your program. Dates and times for 2014 off campus graduate courses at Raven Hill are now available. Sign up for March and April 2014 classes now!! In fact, you may also sign up for any 2014 classes!
Art Across the Ages (AAA)
April 5, 6, 12, 13 (WE)
SAIL (Students Actively Investigating Links) through Science
March 8, 9, 15, 16 (WE)
2014 SPECIAL EVENTS
SAVE THE DATES!
Sunday, July 13, 2014 Memorial Honoring Timothy Leach, Co-Founder of Raven Hill Discovery Center from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 19, 2014 Raven Hill’s Summer Magic 2014: Full Steam Ahead at 6 pm
Raven Hill is:
- A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation
- Member of the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Museum Alliance
- Host to NOthern Michigan Astronomy Club
- 2005 Crooked Tree Arts Center eddi Award recipient for Arts & Cultural Organizations
- Presenter in Michigan's 2012-2015 Arts & Humanities Touring Directory