Bits about Brookside

Just can’t get enough Brookside? Follow along with our blog to learn everything from the best bike trail in our area to the secret recipe behind our famous Bait Sundae. 

The Blog that was Long Overdue

2020. Whew. What a summer. What a year. What an adventure. I have been meaning to write to you for months. I was going to write in September and tell you how deeply grateful we all are for the community of Brookside. How this summer [...]

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Spring 2020: The Weirdest One Ever

I have sat down to write to you a dozen times in the last few weeks, but it always ends the same. A fragmented idea, a few sentences, and then an unfinished word doc crowding up my desktop.  However, that might be exactly how life [...]

The Monarch Butterfly Nursery at Brookside

What started with one monarch caterpillar named “Bear” and a repurposed flower vase turned into a nature-loving, science-class inspiring, eco-friendly operation of hatching monarch caterpillars into monarch butterflies and letting them go into the nature that we love.   We called it summer science class. [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Family, How To, Summer|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Monarch Butterfly Nursery at Brookside