Activities for Youth at Hagerman NWR
Hagerman NWR and the Friends Offer Programs, Activities for Kids!

Check out our  Hagerman Youth page!  In addition to monthly events, you will find nature-related  activities to do at home and links to great info for youngsters and their families. 

Please...

For all  Youth FIRST programs... by making a reservation for your child or children - we can be sure to have  enough materials on hand  for each child.  You can now register online as a member or a guest, or if you prefer, just call the Refuge, 903 786 2826. Registration CLOSES Thursday before the event, at 4 pm.  You will not be able to register after that.  AND - please do not leave messages after hours on the Thursday or Friday before the event, we cannot retrieve them.  THANK YOU.

Note:  For Youth FIRST programs, all children ages 4 - 7 must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or other responsible adult.

AND - PLEASE HELP US out!!  if you register and then learn you will not be attending, PLEASE call the Refuge or email us through the CONTACT page to let us know!

(Photo by Cindy Steele)

Register Now for August 6 Youth FIRST

Due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Youth FIRST will not meet in July.  Registration is open now for August session, thanks. 

Under the Prairie Sky - For Ages 4 - 7
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:00am – 11:30pm
Who knows how tall "tall grass" is? How did the prairie plants survive harsh winters and summers? What animals lived on the prairies? Free nature program, register by August 6, 4 pm.
Register For This Event
Membership has its privileges, including discounts on events that carry a fee. You may register as a Friends member, or as a guest. If you choose to become a member, please do so before starting the registration process.
Registration is currently open to Friends of Hagerman members and those who set up a guest account. All registrations must be completed by Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 4:00pm.
Register Now
Under the Prairie Sky - For Ages 8 - 12
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:00am – 11:30am
O give me a home, where the buffalo roamed! Learn about the Prairie Ecosystem and how plants and animals once lived together there in balance. Free nature program, register by August 6, 4 pm.
Register For This Event
Membership has its privileges, including discounts on events that carry a fee. You may register as a Friends member, or as a guest. If you choose to become a member, please do so before starting the registration process.
Registration is currently open to Friends of Hagerman members and those who set up a guest account. All registrations must be completed by Thursday, August 4, 2016.
Register Now
Who Lives on A National Wildlife Refuge?

Can you identify an animal by its tracks?  Download and print this puzzle page to test your skill -  identify animals found at national wildlife refuges! Page 2 has the answers, but don't peek!

Want to Know About Bird Migration?

 This video from Cornell Lab of Ornithology gives a good overview of bird migration.

What's Your Wingspan?

 Click here to view file with wingspan of various birds  - spread your arms and ask someone to measure your "wingspan".  Which bird's wingspan are you closest to?

Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826