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Life of the Straits 2020 – A Virtual Program

July 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursdays, July 9 – Aug. 13, 2020, 6-6:30 p.m.


This program is specifically developed for 8-12 year olds in mind, but is open to whole families. The program will take place on Zoom on Thursday evenings throughout much of July and August. Each program will be a short series of fun filled info sessions on amazing features of the Straits of Mackianc like the Mackinac Bridge, local nature preserves and more. At the end of the info sessions will be interviews and interactive Q&As with local area experts. Each session will end with a challenge for families to go out and complete over the course of the week.


July 9 – Introduction and the Mackinac Bridge
July 16 – Inland Waterway
July 23 – Lighthouses
July 30 – The Les Cheneaux Islands
August 6 – Fort Michilimackinac
August 13 – Mackinac Island


You will be emailed a link to access a Zoom webinar. You will need internet access and a desktop or laptop with a webcam and microphone, or a smartphone with the Zoom app to access the webinar. Each webinar will start out with cameras and microphones turned off, but at the end during the Q&A all participants will have their cameras and microphones activated to allow interaction. In addition, all proper security measures will be taking place that will prevent any security issues.




July 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm